Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 2

I-8 to LAGUNA MEADOWS: Explore the shady ravines of the Laguna Mountains on this 19.2-mile to a cozy meadow campsite under Jeffrey pines.
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I-8 to LAGUNA MEADOWS: Explore the shady ravines of the Laguna Mountains on this 19.2-mile to a cozy meadow campsite under Jeffrey pines.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 32.5

Waypoints

PCT021

Location: 32.7318992614746, -116.483367919922

Cross old CA 80

PCT022

Location: 32.7342681884766, -116.480163574219

I-8 underpass

PCT023

Location: 32.7476844787598, -116.451484680176

Cross Kitchen Creek Road

PCT024

Location: 32.7622680664062, -116.43928527832

Hidden, shady camspite at Fred Canyon near the creek

PCT025

Location: 32.7717666625977, -116.439102172852

Cross dirt road

PCT026

Location: 32.8192672729492, -116.41414642334

Long Canyon Creek has good water

PCT027

Location: 32.8232002258301, -116.417137145996

Good dry camping

PCT028

Location: 32.828498840332, -116.41780090332

Spur trail to water .2 miles away

PCT029

Location: 32.8408164978027, -116.418601989746

Cross dirt road

PCT030

Location: 32.8507499694824, -116.419097900391

Cross dirt road

PCT031

Location: 32.8696327209473, -116.413665771484

Leave the PCT at this picnic area, going L to visit Mt. Laguna store; bathrooms and water here

PCT032

Location: 32.8950347900391, -116.43953704834

Spur trail to Foster Point

PCT033

Location: 32.8963012695312, -116.439720153809

Foster Point: Great views including first of San Jacinto 63 miles away. Metal monument has peak viewer to points out area summits.

PCT034

Location: 32.8962173461914, -116.448448181152

Wooden Creek Overlook: L to Mt. Laguna Camp

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San Jacinto view

Location: 32.8967895507812, -116.440391540527

The peak-viewer vantage toward the San Jacinto Range. ©Jack Haskel

San Jacinto's in the distance

Location: 32.8969345092773, -116.439888000488

©Jack Haskel

Valley view

Location: 32.8980827331543, -116.43896484375

©Jack Haskel

Laguna Mountain Lodge

Location: 32.8937225341797, -116.448379516602

Good spot to restock. ©Jack Haskel