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Pacific Crest Trail

Clackamas County, Oregon 97041 USA

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“Horses welcome on this trail”

The Pacific Crest Trail is a long-distance mountain hiking and equestrian trail, and one of its most beautiful sections goes past Timberline Lodge and along the western flank of Mt. Hood. Alpine meadows, wild and scenic rivers, waterfalls, volcanic evidence, and wildflowers are around every bend. The trail continues through Cascade Locks and crosses the Columbia River via the Bridge of the Gods, which the lowest elevation of the trail. The Pacific Crest Trail was first proposed by Clinton C. Clarke, as a trail running from Mexico to Canada along the crest of the mountains in California, Oregon, and Washington. The original proposal was to link the John Muir Trail, the Tahoe-Yosemite Trail (both in California), the Skyline Trail (in Oregon) and the Cascade Crest Trail (in Washington).

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The Pacific Crest Trail is a long-distance mountain hiking and equestrian trail, and one of its most beautiful sections goes past Timberline Lodge and along the western flank of Mt. Hood. Alpine meadows, wild and scenic rivers, waterfalls, volcanic evidence, and wildflowers are around every bend. The trail continues through Cascade Locks and crosses the Columbia River via the Bridge of the Gods, which the lowest elevation of the trail.

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Pacific Crest Trail

Clackamas County
Oregon
97041 USA

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