County Highway S2

February 19, 2002 - Philip J. Erdelsky, pje@efgh.com

County Highway S2 begins at a junction with California Highway 98 near Ocotillo in Imperial County and runs north (and also west) approximately 65 miles to a junction with California Highway 79 near Warner Springs in San Diego County.

The part of County Highway S2 in Imperial County is called Imperial Highway.

The part of County Highway S2 in San Diego County goes by three names:

The following table lists the major intersections and landmarks on County Highway S2:

miles from south end left (for northbound traveler) control right (for northbound traveler) remarks
0.0California Highway 98 WESTstop (southbound only)California Highway 98 EASTCounty Highway S2 begins
0.1   railroad grade crossing
0.6Interstate Highway 8 WESTinterchangeInterstate Highway 8 EAST 
0.7Evan Hewes Highway County Highway S80, Evan Hewes Highway 
2.0Shell Canyon Rdfour-way stopShell Canyon Rd 
3.9   power lines
4.7Dos Cabezas Road   
8.7   enter San Diego County and Anza-Borrego Desert St
9.1Mortero Wash   
11.5Jojoba Wash   
13.0  Carrizo Badland Overlook 
13.4  Carrizo Badland Overlook 
13.6  Canyon Sin Nombre 
13.7   Sweeney Pass summit
16.3Carrizo Creek (Road)   
18.5  Great Southern Overland Stage Route of 1849Great Southern Overland Stage Route of 1849 straight ahead (photograph)
20.8Canebrake Canyon   
21.8Palm Spring   
26.1Agua Caliente Hot Spgs   
26.3  Agua Caliente Airstrip 
26.5Agua Caliente Hot Spgs   
30.0Vallecito Stage Station  overnight camping
35.6Butterfield Ranch   
37.9Oriflamme Canyon   
39.0  Box Canyon Monument 
41.7  Blair Valley 
43.3   leave Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
43.6Stagecoach Trails Resort   
45.1Shooting Iron Trail   
47.4   Pacific Crest Trail
47.6California Highway 78 WESTstop (northbound only)County Highway S2 NORTH, California Highway 78 EAST 
47.9County Highway S2 NORTH, San Felipe Rdstop (southbound only) California Highway 78 EAST straight ahead
52.8 cattle guard  
56.1 cattle guard  
60.2  County Highway S22 
64.8California Highway 79 SOUTHstop (northbound only)California Highway 79 NORTHCounty Highway S2 ends