This is one of the most diverse places in the world. We’re not just speaking about it’s geography but also it’s People. Heading from west to east the state transitions from Pacific Coast to Alpine Mountains to Central Valley to Desert. In other words, it has something for everyone. California is also home to the highest peak in the contiguous United States with Mt. Whitney topping out at 14,505 ft. With so much public land and projects in the works, the California Trail will be constantly evolving. When finished, the trail will extend over 2,000 miles. Be a part of constructing The California Trail by becoming a Builder.
Rue’s Route Northern California
This trek connects the Oregon Coast Trail to the Pacific Crest. It traverses the Siskiyou Mountains through the Klamath National Forest.
Rue’s Route South California
This route continues due east of Joshua Tree National Park through the Vidal Valley to cross The Clorado River
The Bigfoot Trail is a long distance hiking trail through the Klamath Mountains of northwest California and, briefly, southwest Oregon. The trail begins in the Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness and ends near Redwood National and State Parks at the Pacific Ocean near Crescent City, CA. The establishment of this route will lead to a deeper understanding and awareness for this little known corner of California—in essence promoting greater future sustainability for this botanical wonderland. The major focus along the trail is conifer diversity, passing 32 species along the 360 miles. Also, en route, one traverses six wilderness areas, one National Park, and one State Park.