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Cajon Pass, CA

Cajon Pass landmarks start at the I-15 Oak Hill Rd. exit 138.
Cajon Pass stretches from the summit and down past the Blue Cut Rest Area to Devore. That includes the communities of Cajon Junction and Cajon.
xSummit Inn Sign
5970 Mariposa Rd. (I-15 Exit 138)
This Route 66 landmark restaurant burned to the ground in the 2016 Blue Cut fire, but the sign is still there ... read more
xAbandoned 66
Mariposa Rd.
There's a very short section of the original Route 66 that runs past the site of the former Summit Inn ... read more

Take I-15 between exits 138 and 129

xHistoric Markers
I-15 Exit 131, Wagon Wheel Rd.
There are two historic markers here, one for the Santa Fe & Mormaon Trails and one for Camp Cajon that was located ... read more
Brush Creek Bridge
I-15 Exit 129, Cleghorn Rd
Just south of the Cleghorn Road exit you come to the 1930 Brush Creek Bridge ... read more
1940s Four Lane Section
Cajon Blvd. 
Heading south on Cajon Boulevard about 0.3 mile after the Brush Creek Bridge you come to the abandoned northbound lanes of old 66 between you and I-15 ... read more
x1930s Era Federal Camp
Cajon Junction, CA
This is the site of an old Federal camp built in the 1930s to provide a safe haven for dust bowl migrants. ... read more
xBlue Cut Rest Area
Cajon Blvd.
This rest area is home to a stone wall along the Blue Creek Canyon. There is also a historic marker here ... read more
Old "Eat" Sign
Applewhite Rd & Cajon Blvd
Notice the old "EAT" sign left over from the old days at some forgotten cafe ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.