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Dates: 6/1/2018 - 9/30/2018
City / State: North Bonneville, WA
Event Name: Pacific Crest Trail -- Gillette Lake
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 110463 2018/Y2294
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11K and 9K - 2B
Description: DRIVE TO START: Locations are west of Bridge of the Gods on SR14 -- PCT just west of the bridge on the right; Bonneville Trail head on the right approx. 1.5 miles from the bridge. Bonneville Dam Visitors Center is a bit further on the left. An good, early season hike with a leisurely ascent on a well-used trail. Nice view of the Columbia River and views of small ponds along the way. A thick forest gives welcome summer shade with views of the remnants of a massive landslide between 250 and 900 years ago that formed the earthen dam over the Columbia, the Native Americans called the "Bridge of the Gods". Gillette Lake's blue-green waters is great for swimming, fishing or just relaxing.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Daylight hours
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY (www.cva4u.org)
Start Point / Driving Directions: REGISTRATION: Please use the online start box provided by the California Volkssport Association website (www.cva4u.org). Follow the left side link 'Online Start Box', and the instructions provided to sign a waiver and register for this 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 trail head only. Carry water and bring a lunch to eat at the lake. Northwest Forest Pass or equivalent required to park at the trail head.
Host Club: AVA Vice-President
Contact: Nancy Wittenberg (253) 841-0580
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: newittenberg@gmail.com