Howser and PBS visit The Ridge Route"
you miss Huell Howser's one hour program on the Ridge Route?
Trip With Huell Howser to The Ridge Route" is
now available for online purchase.
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to The Ridge Route
Los Angeles area, go north on I-5 freeway taking the
PARKER RD. exit at CASTAIC. At top of off ramp turn right onto
the RIDGE ROUTE. After traveling through town on the maintained
portion of the road you reach TEMPLIN HWY. Disregard "Not
A Through Road" sign. Your trip ends at Hwy 138 near Gorman.
Return to Los Angeles by turning left at Hwy 138, you will soon
junction with the I-5 FWY.
Bakersfield area, take I-5 south. Exit at Hwy 138 heading
toward Lancaster. After passing Quail Lake watch for the "Old
Ridge Route" sign and turn right onto the 1915 Ridge Route.
You climb up hill passed PINE CANYON intersection to the unmaintained
portion of road. Your trip ends in Castaic or you can elect to
turn right at Templin HWY to access the I-5 FWY.
The trip is approximately 20 miles. there are NO RESTROOMS or SERVICES.
Take WATER. Although the road is only maintained
as a fire road it is passable.
Drive slowly and enjoy the stupendous
views. For a guided tour, please see TOUR