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PCNST #2000 - California Cook and Green Pass

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PCNST #2000 - California Cook and Green Pass

After ascending northward up the steep slopes of California’s Klamath River Canyon, the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail reaches the watershed divide between the Klamath River drainage on the...[more]

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Access Wrangle Gap: From Ashland Ranger Station, drive south on Interstate 5 for 10 miles to the Mt. Ashland exit. Turn right and drive 0.25 mile to Mt. Ashland Road. Turn right on to Mt. Ashland Road, and continue on Forest Service road 20 to Wrangle Gap. The trail begins to the right of the junction with Forest Service road 20 and road 2030. Wrangle Campground is located 1 mile west of this junction on road 2030.

Access Siskiyou Gap: Follow the directions for Wrangle Gap to the Mt. Ashland Road. Turn right on to the Mt. Ashland Road and drive 17 miles to where the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail crosses Forest Service road 20, 1.0 mile west of the junction with Forest Service road 22 and road 20. There is parking for 2-3 vehicles in a turnout area.

Access Grouse Gap: Follow above directions for Wrangle Gap to the Mt. Ashland Road. Turn right on to the Mt. Ashland Road and follow for 11.2 miles to the junction with Forest Service road 40S30 (Grouse Gap shelter is 0.25 mile from this junction). The trail crosses Forest Service road 40S30 at this junction and proceeds south to the Forest Boundary.

Access Forest Boundary Sign: From Ashland Ranger Station, drive south on Interstate 5 for 10 miles to the Mt. Ashland exit. Turn right and drive 0.25 mile to Mt. Ashland Road. Turn right on to Mt. Ashland Road and continue 7.2 miles to the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Boundary sign. Parking is available for 3-4 vehicles in the turn out area. The trail begins just to the left of the highway, signed with a large Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail marker.

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  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
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