NO. 336 BECKWOURTH PASS - Beckwourth Pass, at an elevation of 5,221 feet, the lowest pass in the Sierra Nevada, was discovered in 1851 by James P. Beckwourth. The monument is dedicated to the discoverer and to the pioneers who passed along this trail.
Highway 70 (PM 95.8)
The plaque is not actually "on" Highway 70. There is a turnoff that will take you just south of Hwy 70 where the plaque is located. See map.