California Trail


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California Trail

route used by pioneers, extending from Wyoming to Sacramento. [Am. Hist.: WB, 21: 440f]
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LAKE LOS ANGELES - The Antelope Valley Trails, Recreation and Environmental Council will host its second annual California Trail Day equestrian and bicycle event Saturday at Saddleback Butte State Park.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, the club chapter and park rangers are leading a two-hour California Trail Days family hike through the park's rugged Fern Canyon.
During this weekend and next, more than 6,000 volunteers statewide are to take part in the 12th annual California Trail Days, the umbrella title for the roughly 120 to 150 individual trail-building projects or trail fairs taking place on public lands throughout the state.
Photo: (1) Rudy Stauffer, 80, and Morry hike a California trail.
The Donner party gained extra miles and lost time by cutting away from the California Trail, traveling through Wyoming and Utah and into Nevada before rejoining it a few miles west of Elko, Nev.
Unlike the hard-luck pioneers, the descendants enjoyed good weather, abundant food and cordial relations at California Trail Days '96 and the Donner Party Sesquicentennial.
Tenders are invited for Oakland Zoo California Trail Project
Meldahl, a professor of geology and oceanography, draws on the diaries and letters of the emigrants, as well as his own experience trekking the 2,000-mile California Trail, to bring to life the settlers' experience in the harsh western landscape.
The announcement was made at an event noting the upcoming California Trail Days on May19 and20, a statewide recognition of the importance of trails and their upkeep.
Ellen Taylor is an art teacher at California Trail Junior High School in Olathe, Kansas.
Or head down the central California Trail run where you can carve a nice wide slalom and weave from state to state.

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