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May 2000

California’s Trinity Alps: Dr. Seuss Hiked Here

Observe the uncanny resemblance between the good doctor's famous Truffula Trees and a field of fuzz-topped flowers 5 miles up Long Canyon.

Getting There:

From Weaverville, take CA 3 for 24 miles to Long Canyon Road. Turn west on Long Canyon and proceed 3 miles to the trailhead.

Prime Time:

Late July to mid-August.


The Trinity Alps, by Luther Linkhart (Wilderness Press, 800-443-7227; $15.95). The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss (Random House, 800-733-3000; $14.95).


Weaverville Ranger District, Shasta-Trinity National Forest, (530) 623-2121; http://


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