California’s State Route 245 lazes over and around the hills due east of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. The route’s north end is a mostly-snaking road built from the stuff of motorcyclists’ dreams as its winds languidly through foliage-laden forests. At its south end, the road cuts more clearly through yellowed farmland to present a quintessential slice of Inland California. Seeing another driver along the 245 is as rare as passing by a speed limit sign. The lack of the latter is perhaps due to this shapely course needing no help setting an obvious pace for wheeled visitors.
Without further ado, California’s State Route 245: