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Liebre Mountain – Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail
Liebre Mountain – Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

1,691 miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) are located in California. This provides Californians with many opportunities for one-day (or several-day) section hikes. One such opportunity lies…

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The Story of the Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness
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The 11,001-acre Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness is in Mendocino County between Highway 101 on the north and the University of California’s 7,660-acre Heath and Marjorie Angelo Coast Range Reserve (a U.C.…

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Pyramid Creek Trail
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Flowing out of the Desolation Wilderness in the western Sierra Nevada, Pyramid Creek tumbles over spectacular Horsetail Falls into a series of smaller but nearly as dramatic cataracts and cascades.…

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Caliente Mountain Ridge Trail
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If one wants to get a feel for what the pre-settled San Joaquin Valley might have looked like, venturing through the Carrizo Plain National Monument would paint a fairly close…

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Cache Creek Ridge Trail Section 2
Cache Creek Ridge Trail Section 2 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Ukiah Field Office oversees extensive areas of public land in the Coast Range where Colusa, Napa, Lake and Yolo counties come together around Cache…

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Chorro Grande Trail
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The Chorro Grande Trail is for fairly hard-core peak baggers.  It climbs the entire 5.1 miles along the south slope of Pine Mountain in the Los Padres National Forest.  This…

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South Fork Elk River Trail
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The 7,472-acre Headwaters Forest Reserve (Reserve) was established in 1999 after a decade-long grassroots effort to protect the world’s last unprotected, intact, old-growth redwood forest ecosystem. Several threatened species call…

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Coalinga Mineral Springs National Recreation Trail
Coalinga Mineral Springs National Recreation Trail 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike the “earthquake capital of California” The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Central Coast Field Office oversees the stewardship of scattered federal public lands between Monterey on the coast inland…

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Cooper Canyon/Pacific Crest Trail
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If you would like to do a short section hike on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) in the Angeles National Forest, this hike is for you. The best…

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Willow Creek Petroglyphs Hike
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In the high desert of northeast California, Willow Creek has carved a scenic canyon through lava rimrock. From its source near Eagle Lake, Willow Creek flows southeast past the community…

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