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Pacific Crest Trail-Owens Peak Segment

Pacific Crest Trail-Owens Peak Segment
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The Owens Peak Segment of the Pacific Crest Trail is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. This section begins at Walker Pass in Kern County and goes 41 miles north to the Sequoia National Forest at Rockhouse Basin. Elevations on this portion range from 5,245 feet at Walker Pass to 7,900 feet on Bear Mountain. The trail offers great views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Dogs are allowed on the Owen's Peak Segment of the Pacific Crest Trail. Trail conditions can change due to fires, storms and landslides. To confirm current conditions, contact the Bakersfield BLM Office at 661-391-6000. There are many trailheads, but one of the more popular staging areas is at Walker Pass. From Ridgecrest go 27 miles west on Highway 178 to Walker Pass.

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