California Historical Landmarks in Del Norte County
California Historical Landmark 645
Pioneer Stage Road to Oregon
Parkway Drive and Elk Valley Road
Constructed in 1858, this was the route of the Crescent City Turnpike. Following the present Elk Valley Road to Old Camp Lincoln, it then crossed the ridge, forded Smith River to Low Divide, and continued to Jacksonville, Oregon by way of various gold camps.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 645
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Del Norte County Historical Society, August 23, 1958.