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Dates: 7/1/2019 - 9/30/2019
City / State: Government Camp, OR
Event Name: Pacific Crest Trail -- Timothy Lake
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 112748 2019/Y1514
Distance - Trail Ratings: 7/10 Km - 1B
Description: DRIVE TO START: From Government Camp, go east on US 26 12 miles. Right (South) onto FS 42 for 4.2 miles. Right (West) onto FS 58 and following a sign to Little Crater Lake. Turn into Little Crater Lake Campgound after 2.4 miles. Follow access road to parking area at far end of campground.Start from Little Crater Lake Campground off US 26 south of Government Camp.Start in a big, beautiful meadow and pass by Little Crater lake filled by an artesian spring and a constant 34 degrees. 0.3 miles from the trailhead you hit the PCT in a grove of big Douglas firs and rhododendrons. There are a couple of options here. Left on the PCT takes you to Timothy Lake. The Trail follows above the lake and campgrounds. At about 3.5 Km with a faint trail leading down to the lakeshore with good swimming and a good view to the main lake. Return from here for a 7km hike. Continue on to the base of the lake and junction with the Timothy Lake Trail and the beginning of a fork of the Clackamas River and return for a 10K hike. Gentle elevation change.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Daylight hours
Start Point / Driving Directions: REGISTRATION: Please use the online start box provided by the California Volkssport Association website ( Follow the left side link, 'Online Start Box', and the instructions provided to sign a waiver and register for the event. Payments for event credit and directions use PayPal. The directions and insert cards are PDFs that you can download and print as needed. The POC does not provide event directions or accept alternative payment methods. The entire online process should take less than 10 minutes for a first time user.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Restroom at trailhead only.
Host Club: AVA Vice-President
Contact: Nancy Wittenberg (253) 841-0580
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