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Your national forests and grasslands are 193 million acres of vast, scenic beauty waiting for you to discover. Visitors who choose to recreate on these public lands find more than 150,000 miles of trails, 10,000 developed recreation sites, 57,000 miles of streams, 122 alpine ski areas, 338,000 heritage sites, and specially designated sites that include 9,100 miles of byways, 22 recreation areas, 11 scenic areas, 439 wilderness areas, 122 wild and scenic rivers, nine monuments, and one preserve. And remember, “It’s All Yours.”

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Rec area marker Pine Ridge Trailhead 3E06 Pine Ridge Trail connects the Big Sur Station with Tassajara Road at China Camp travelling through the chaparral and a cover of redwoods, pine and oak. This trail is the gateway to the Big Sur River corridor, with its many beautiful campsites in the Ventana Wilderness including, Terrace Creek, Barlow Flat, Redwood and the ever popular Sykes. Completely traversing the Ventana Wilderness from 5,000-foot-high Chews Ridge to Big Sur Station, the Pine Ridge is the most popular trail in the Ventana Region. Built in 1916 by the Post family of Big Sur, the Pine Ridge Trail offers hikers and equestrians a complete array of backcountry camps to enjoy.
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Rec area marker Pine Ridge Trailhead from Big Sur Pine Ridge Trail connects the Big Sur Station with Tassajara Road at China Camp travelling through the chaparral and a cover of redwoods, pine and oak. This trail is the gateway to the Big Sur River corridor, with its many beautiful campsites in the Ventana Wilderness including, Terrace Creek, Barlow Flat, Redwood and the ever popular Sykes. Completely traversing the Ventana Wilderness from 5,000-foot-high Chews Ridge to Big Sur Station, the Pine Ridge is the most popular trail in the Ventana Region. Built in 1916 by the Post family of Big Sur, the Pine Ridge Trail offers hikers and equestrians a complete array of backcountry camps to enjoy.
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Rec area marker Pinnacle Ridge Trailhead Trailhead is located at the end of the 2840 Forest Road. No amenities and will accommodate 5+ small vehicles. Provides access to: Pinnacle Ridge Trail #630 within Mount Hood Wilderness.
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Rec area marker Pioneer Bridle Trailhead This is a major mountain bike route.  From Glacier View Trailhead (3,600’) this trail descends most of its length to Tollgate Trailhead (1,800’). : Pioneer Bridle Trail connects the towns of Government Camp and Rhododendron. Part of the trail follows segments of the historic Barlow Road. The entire trail stays in the forest and is within earshot of the highway. Provides access to: Pioneer Bridle Trail
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Rec area marker Pioneer Woman's Grave Trailhead No amenities at this location. Capacity for 5+ small vehicles. This trailhead is located on the historic Barlow Road with quick access to many historic markers including a sign describing the name of the trailhead. Though not encouraged, many people leave stones near where the pioneer woman's grave is believed to be. Access to Pioneer Woman's Grave Trail.
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Rec area marker Pollock Trailhead Non-motorized trailhead for trail #179 to Cold Springs Saddle. Dispersed camping available at this trailhead with a new CXT restroom.
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Rec area marker Poverty Flat Trailhead Located within the Poverty Flat Campground
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Rec area marker Prospect OHV Staging / Trailhead Provides access to:   Facilities No picnic table No fire pit No drinking water Vault toilet No garbage disposal - Please pack it out
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Rec area marker Rainy Pass Trailhead (north side of Hwy 20) This trailhead in forested area, gives access to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 north of Lake Chelan National Recreation Area and south of Pasayten Wilderness.
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Rec area marker Ramona Falls Trailhead The Ramona Falls Trailhead provides access to numerous trails including the Sandy River, Ramona Falls and Pacific Crest Trail.  By combining all three of these trails, visitors can make the Ramona Falls Loop through the Mount Hood Wilderness.  Ramona Falls is a jewel drawing visitors to the area.  The Sandy River, a designated Wild and Scenic River, is a dramatic example of the forces that a glacial fed river can bring forth to change the landscape. Physical signs of a volcanic debris flow from over 200 years ago are evident where the trail is near the Sandy River.
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