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Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 16

HIKERTOWN to TEHACHAPI/WILLOW SPRINGS ROAD: This one isn’t for tender-footed hikers. Best saved for springtime, it’s a hot run for 37 miles across the Mojave Desert peppered with iconic Joshua trees.

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To Trailhead

From Lancaster, CA, take CA 14 N to Avenue D/CA 138 exit. Turn L onto W Avenue D/CA 138 W. Go 25 mi. and turn R just before 269th St. W for parking in Hikertown.

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