The mountain range is located in the eastern United States, and extends 550 miles southwest from southern Pennsylvania through Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia
The Honeydew Bridge was constructed in 1920 as a single-lane bridge with two steel Camelback truss spans. The bridge is supported by a reinforced concrete pier and wing abutments on spread footings. The bridge has timber decking and rails. The total bridge length is 386 feet and the vertical clearance is 14 feet. The bridge is posted to limit truck and bus speeds to 15 miles per hour.
The Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve, encompassing nearly 3,000 acres, is located on Farmer Road 2 miles north of Julian. The 5-mile round-trip Volcan Summit Trail climbs to an elevation of 5,300 feet, offering spectacular 360 degree views from the desert to the coast. To begin the journey, visitors pass through an inspiring gateway designed by renowned artist, James Hubbell.