South access to … Driving north via US 95 to Nevada Highway #163 - The Laughlin Junction, access to Laughlin, NV. NOTE; Highway #95 overlap leaves Interstate Highway #40. 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. 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. 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. 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). Driving north via US 95 to Nevada Highway #163 access to Laughlin, NV. Access to Providence Mountains ST. Rec. canyons, mountains and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts. Junction of Nevada Highway #163 - Photo view from highway, East to Laughlin Nevada - Bullhead City, NV - Lake Havasu City, AZ. NOTE: For continuance of Highway travel North, via Nevada US Highway #95 - The City of Henderson to California Border. U.S. 95 begins in San Luis, Arizona, at the Mexican Border, and it continues north to Eastport, Idaho, at the Canadian Border. US 95 serves Blythe and Needles and junctions with SR 62 at Vidal Junction.. Much of U.S. 95 is in desolate parts of the desert, and even the two main destinations (Blythe and Needles) are fairly small compared to other Southern California cities. Access to Mojave National Preserve, west of highway. The animal figures represent one of two mountain lions, named Hatakulya, who helped in the creation. The largest human figure measures 171 feet long. Access to Havasu Lake, CA. 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. (via I-40) in the Providence Mountains. Current Status in California. The Mitchell Caverns, are approximately 60 miles west of Needles, CA. East access to the Chemehuevi Indian Reservation. The figures date back to between 450 and 2,000 years ago. Access to communities of Goffs, CA - Fenner, CA, West of highway. Roadway, east side of highway. East access to Havasu Lake, CA, Reacreation Area. View from highway - Havasu Lake Roadway. Nevada Road Map Travel Guide for highway photos and information. Services fuel at highway, gas, diesel. Needles, California, located on the scenic Colorado River just across the bridge from Arizona, and by the tip of Nevada. Route 95 extends north to Golden, British Columbia where it ends at Route 1, the Trans-Canada Highway. Looking north in the distance, the Community of Needles, CA. NOTE: Highway #95 overlaps Interstate highway #40 at this point. City of Needles, CA. 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. 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. Note that the map extends as far south as El Golfo in Mexico. 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. Needles, CA is the gateway to California. Nevada State #163 ,Junction of Highway #95 to Laughlin Bullhead City, Nevada United States #95 ,Veterans Memorial Highway ,City of Henderson to California Border. 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. 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. 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. 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. Photo taken 03/14/09. See Milebymile Road Map Highway Travel Guide - City of Henderson to California Border for photos, driving directions/information. The fabled Route 66 (the 'Mother Road') runs through downtown Needles. US 95 begins in the United States at the border with Mexico at Mexico's Federal Route 2. South via California highway #95 to communities of Vidal, CA - Blythe, CA. Regional Museum - The El Garces Hotel/Santa Fe Depot. Community of Vidal Junction. According to the Native Americans (Mohave and Quechan Indians) inhabiting the lower Colorado River area, the human figures symbolize Mastamho, who is the creator of all life. West via I-40 to Mojave National Preserve. These caverns are actually limestone caves that have stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone and other limestone formations of interesting shapes and sizes. (today's California 195 is a short route connecting California 86 and California 111 in the Coachella Valley). As it leaves Yuma, US 95 is an undivided two-lane highway which passes through the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground. Attractions in and around Needles, CA.- The Needles Municipal Golf Course - The Mitchell Caverns - Grapevine Canyon - Mystic Maze - Needles, CA. Start/Finish of Highway Travel Guide. Current Status Outside of California South via California highway #95 to communities of Vidal, CA - Blythe, CA. The Mojave National Preserve has sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, Joshua tree forests, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at this 1.6 million acre park. Prior to 1939, today's U.S. 95 route was designated as California 195, perhaps in anticipation of its ultimate numerical designation. Gravel turnout, no services. Every other route (including U.S. 395) that enters California is destined to end in California. Area - Mitchel Caverns. 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. South access to Blythe Intaglios. It then follows the Colorado River northward to San Luis and on to Yuma, where it goes through town and crosses I-8.