Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

(Pacific Crest Trail Association)
Address:5325 Elkhorn Blvd
PMB 256
Sacramento, CA 95842

Phone:916-349-2109 - Phone
Fax:916-349-1268 - Fax
Phone:888-728-7245 - Toll Free
Web: www.pcta.org

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Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

(Trail Administrator - USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region)
Address:1323 Club Dr
Vallejo, CA 94592

Phone:707-562-8837 - Phone
Fax:707-562-9055 - Fax
Web: www.fs.fed.us/pct
Established: October 2, 1968. Description:Lying along the spectacular shoulders of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges from Canada to Mexico, the Pacific Crest is the West Coast counterpart of the Appalachian Trail. Inspired in the 1930s by the idea of a long-distance mountain trail, citizen activists worked with the Forest Service to establish the trail. It passes through 25 national forests and 7 national parks.
Legth: 2,638 miles.

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net) chronicles a journey up the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which stretches from Mexico through California, Oregon and Washington.
The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail runs 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada, including through Southern California's own San Gabriel Mountains and the Antelope Valley, and is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in the country.

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