From Government Center Interchange in Placerville to the South Lake Tahoe city limit.
Highway Name - Route 50
Length - 58 miles
This scenic route runs from the suburban foothills of the Sierra Nevada through the American River Canyon, over the granite peaks of Echo Summit, then descends to the Tahoe Basin with spectacular views of Lake Tahoe.
Steep and mountainous at times. Chains may be required or partial road closures can occur during winter storms.