Pacific Crest Trail - I-5 at Castle Crags State Park in California
Posted by: DougK
N 41° 09.744 W 122° 17.904
10T E 558860 N 4557022
Quick Description: After entering California from Oregon, the Pacific Crest Trail crosses Interstate-5, going west-to-east, at exit 726. This is the Northernmost crossing of I-5 in California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/10/2010 6:27:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM8TC3
At exit 726 of I-5 in California, the Pacific Crest Trail
(PCT) can be accessed for hiking North to Oregon (208 miles), Washington (638 miles), Canada (1138 miles) or South to Mexico (1412 miles).
Here hikers can access the city of Dunsmuir, 4 miles to the north for supplies. This section of the PCT goes through Castle Crags State Park and the picnic table area makes for a nice stop along the trail.
As the crow flies the distance between Mexico and Canada is just over 1,000 miles. The PCT is two and a half times that.
Recommended number of days to complete: 180.00
Distance in miles or kilometres: 2650
Designated campsites?: Yes
Number of designated campsites: 6
Permit Required?: Yes
Trail Website: [Web Link]
Best Season to Hike?: Spring to Fall
Coordinates of the other end's trailhead: Not Listed
Overnight parking fee: Not Listed
Permit Fees?: Not Listed
Overnight parking coordinates: Not Listed
Intermediate Trailhead 1: Not Listed
Intermediate Trailhead 2: Not Listed
Intermediate Trailhead 3: Not Listed
Intermediate Trailhead 4: Not Listed
Intermediate Trailhead 5: Not Listed
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