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Pacific Crest Trail from Parks Creek Trailhead

Pacific Crest Trail from Parks Creek Trailhead

This popular trailhead is reached via a paved road approximately 30 miles from the Mt. Shasta Ranger Station. Heading south on the PCT, hikers will enjoy a relatively level 2½ mile section of trail to Deadfall Lakes and the intersection of the Sisson-Callahan National Recreation Trail. From this intersection it is 4.5 miles south on the PCT to the Toad Lake overlook and side trail. From Toad Lake it is 6½ miles along the crest of the Trinity Divide. 

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Parks Creek Trailhead,
Valley County, ID
(530) 926-4511 (Mount Shasta Ranger Station)

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Pacific Crest Trail from Parks Creek Trailhead

This popular trailhead is reached via a paved road approximately 30 miles from the Mt. Shasta Ranger Station. Heading south on the PCT, hikers will enjoy a relatively level 2½ mile section of trail to Deadfall Lakes and the intersection of the Sisson-Callahan National Recreation Trail. From this intersection it is 4.5 miles south on the PCT to the Toad Lake overlook and side trail. From Toad Lake it is 6½ miles along the crest of the Trinity Divide.