U.S. 95, which traverses a portion of the Mojave Desert parallel to the Colorado River between Blythe and the Nevada state line, has the distinction of being the only route to enter and exit the Golden State without returning. canyons, mountains and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts. East access to the Chemehuevi Indian Reservation. NOTE: For Highway travel east via Nevada Highway #163 See Milebymile Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Nevada Highway #163 - Junction of Highway #95 to Laughlin, NV Bullhead City, NV. Nevada State #163 ,Junction of Highway #95 to Laughlin Bullhead City, Nevada United States #95 ,Veterans Memorial Highway ,City of Henderson to California Border. NOTE: Highway #95 overlaps Interstate highway #40 at this point. Every other route (including U.S. 395) that enters California is destined to end in California. The largest human figure measures 171 feet long. Junction of Nevada Highway #163 - Photo view from highway, East to Laughlin Nevada - Bullhead City, NV - Lake Havasu City, AZ. (today's California 195 is a short route connecting California 86 and California 111 in the Coachella Valley). U.S. Route 95 (US 95) is a United States Numbered Highway, stretching from the Mexican border in San Luis, Arizona to the Canadian border near Eastport, Idaho.The California portion of US 95 traverses through the far eastern edges of both Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Driving north via US 95 to Nevada Highway #163 access to Laughlin, NV. Route 95 extends north to Golden, British Columbia where it ends at Route 1, the Trans-Canada Highway. U.S. 95 was extended in phases to the south, as its original southern terminus was at U.S. 40 (now Interstate 80) in Winnemucca, Nevada. Services fuel at highway, gas, diesel. South via California highway #95 to communities of Vidal, CA - Blythe, CA. First it was extended south to Winnemucca, Nevada, by 1937; to Blythe by 1939-1940; and finally to San Luis, Arizona, by 1960-1961 (by replacing Arizona 95 south of Quartzsite). Note that the map extends as far south as El Golfo in Mexico. Access to Havasu Lake, CA. As mentioned before, US 95 is only one of three US highways that has remained unaltered since 1964; the other two are US 97 and US 199. South access to Blythe Intaglios. US 95 serves Blythe and Needles and junctions with SR 62 at Vidal Junction.. Access to communities of Goffs, CA - Fenner, CA, West of highway. NOTE; Highway #95 overlap leaves Interstate Highway #40. Area - Mitchel Caverns. Needles, California, located on the scenic Colorado River just across the bridge from Arizona, and by the tip of Nevada. While U.S. 95 originally was designated a short north-south route in Idaho as part of the original U.S. Highway System in 1926, it was extended south from its original southern terminus in Weiser, Idaho, in stages. U.S. 95 is relatively unique in that it was not eliminated in the 1964 California U.S. Highway Purge, and the only freeway segments are the portions of U.S. 95 that merge with Interstate 10 and Interstate 40. The Mitchell Caverns, are approximately 60 miles west of Needles, CA. In ancient times, sacred ceremonial dances were held in the area honoring the creation. U.S. 95 is relatively unique in that it was not eliminated in the 1964 California U.S. Highway Purge, and the only freeway segments are the portions of U.S. 95 that merge with Interstate 10 and Interstate 40. These caverns are actually limestone caves that have stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone and other limestone formations of interesting shapes and sizes. (via I-40) in the Providence Mountains. Access to Mojave National Preserve, west of highway. On the south side of the Vidal Junction Cafe building is this map, which shows some of the resorts along the Colorado River along the California 62 and U.S. 95 corridors. Attractions in and around Needles, CA.- The Needles Municipal Golf Course - The Mitchell Caverns - Grapevine Canyon - Mystic Maze - Needles, CA. As it leaves Yuma, US 95 is an undivided two-lane highway which passes through the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground. West side of highway. See Milebymile Road Map Highway Travel Guide - City of Henderson to California Border for photos, driving directions/information. Start/Finish of Highway Travel Guide. The fabled Route 66 (the 'Mother Road') runs through downtown Needles. The Blythe Intaglios are a group of huge figures found on the ground near Blythe, California, approximately 15 miles north of downtown Blythe, just west of U.S. Highway 95 near the Colorado River. US 95 begins in the United States at the border with Mexico at Mexico's Federal Route 2. Nevada Road Map Travel Guide for highway photos and information. Roadway, east side of highway. U.S. 95 begins in San Luis, Arizona, at the Mexican Border, and it continues north to Eastport, Idaho, at the Canadian Border. A total of six distinct figures can be found in three locations, along with a human figure at each location, and an animal figure in two locations. © 2018 AARoads.com | All Rights Reserved |, Southern California Regional Rocks and Roads, Arizona state line near Blythe to Riverside-San Bernardino County Line, Riverside-San Bernardino County Line to Five Mile Road, Five Mile Road to San Bernardino-Riverside County Line, San Bernardino-Riverside County Line to Arizona state line. Prior to 1939, today's U.S. 95 route was designated as California 195, perhaps in anticipation of its ultimate numerical designation. Looking north in the distance, the Community of Needles, CA. South access to … South via California highway #95 to communities of Vidal, CA - Blythe, CA. Gravel turnout, no services. City of Needles, CA. Regional Museum - The El Garces Hotel/Santa Fe Depot. The animal figures represent one of two mountain lions, named Hatakulya, who helped in the creation. It then follows the Colorado River northward to San Luis and on to Yuma, where it goes through town and crosses I-8. Current Status in California. View from highway - Havasu Lake Roadway. U.S. 95 was extended in phases to the south, as its original southern terminus was at U.S. 40 (now Interstate 80) in Winnemucca, Nevada. NOTE: For continuance of Highway travel North, via Nevada US Highway #95 - The City of Henderson to California Border.