Pacific Crest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Hood River County, Jefferson County, Marion County, Clackamas County, and Wasco County, Oregon. It is within Mount Hood National Recreation Area - Mount Hood Unit, Mount Hood National Forest, and Mount Hood Wilderness Area. It is 58.2 miles long and begins at 3,283 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 63.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 7,617 feet. Barlow Pass Sno Park and another parking and the Barlow Pass saddle can be seen along the trail. There are also a picnic site, a shelter, and a restrooms along the trail. Near the end of the trail is water.
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"The Twin Lakes area is relatively unsung, although with its easy access from popular Frog Lake, it draws a surprisingly large number of hikers— mostly with dogs and/or children—during the summer."
--Ellen Morris Bishop, Best Hikes with Dogs: Oregon (The Mountaineers Books).
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