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Hwy 395 is the main artery running north and south through California's Eastern Sierra Nevada. No matter where you begin, you'll use Hwy 395. It's a beautiful drive. Be sure to enjoy the many points of interest along the way.

Orange County, San Bernardino and San Diego, take I-15 north over the Cajon Pass toward Victorville. Then take Hwy 395 through Ridgecrest, north to Bishop and on to Bridgeport.

Los Angeles, Simi Valley, San Fernando Valley and the Beach Cities
, take I-5 north to State Route 14 which will take you through Mojave and intersect with Hwy 395 . Head north to Bishop and on to Bridgeport.

Las Vegas, take Hwy 95 north to Hwy 266 west; turn slight left to State Route 168 to Hwy 395. Go north at Hwy 395.

San Francisco, Sacramento, the Delta, Stockton
You have several options and all involve crossing the Sierra. You take Hwy 50 to 89, south to 88 and south to Hwy 395 in Minden or Hwy 395 near Topaz via Markleville. You can cross the Sierra on Hwy 88 off Hwy 99 through Jackson, past Kirkwood over the Carson Pass and on to Minden and Hwy 395, or through Markleville to Hwy 395 near Topaz.

Sonora, you can get over the Sierra on Hwy 4, to Hwy 89 to Hwy 395. Or you can take Hwy 108 over Sonora Pass to Hwy 395. These roads are closed during the winter. Once at the Hwy 395 junction, head south towards Bridgeport.

San Joaquin Valley (Fresno, Merced, Tulare, Visalia, Madera) take Hwy 41 or Highway 140 to Hwy 120 in Yosemite that will take you through the park to Lee Vining. At Lee Vining, turn left on Hwy 395 to Bridgeport. There is a $20 fee to cross through Yosemite. The fee is good for seven days. You can purchase an annual pass for $50.

Bakersfield take either Highway 178 along the Kern River to Highway 14, or Highway 58 though the Techappi Mountains to Highway 14. From Highway 14 turn to north toward Bishop and on to Bridgeport.

Reno/Carson City/ Lake Tahoe, take Hwy 395 south, past Topaz Lake and along the Walker River to Bridgeport.

Mammoth Lakes, take State Route 203 to Hwy 395 north towards Lee Vining, past Mono Lake and over Conway Summit to Bridgeport.

Death Valley, take Hwy 190 past Panamint Springs to Hwy 136 which ends at Hwy 395. Head north toward Bishop and on to Bridgeport.

Bishop, take Hwy 395 north towards Mammoth Lakes, past Lee Vining, along Mono Lake and over Conway Summit to Bridgeport.

Lee Vining, take Hwy 395 north past Mono Lake and over the Conway Summit to Bridgeport.

Santa Barbara and Ventura, take Hwy 101 to State Route 126 to Hwy 5. Go south towards Los Angeles to Hwy 14. Continue on Hwy 14 through Mojave and Red Rock Canyon to where it merges with Hwy 395.

Yosemite and Toulumne Meadows, take State Route 120 to Hwy 395. Turn left and drive through Lee Vining, past Mono Lake and over Conway Summit to Bridgeport.
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