Pacific Crest Trail from Kennedy Meadows Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Pacific Crest Trail sign at beginning of Kennedy Meadows PCT Trailhead, dirt trail enters mountains

The Pacific Crest trail is 33.5 miles long. It begins at the Forest Boundry near Kennedy Meadows and ends at Bird Springs Pass. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Backpacking

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Located on the Kern River Ranger District.



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  Area/Length : 
33.5 miles