California

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Another great hiking state is California, in the southwest and bordering on the Pacific Ocean.
A number of high mountain ranges can be found in this state – Sierra Nevada, Cascades, Coast Range – canyons, desert, wild coastline.

The main part of the Pacific Crest Trail – 1680 miles out of 2638 miles – lies in this state. Other trails are the John Muir Trail, the Tahoe Rim Trail, and the Tahoe-Yosemite Trail. The Sierra High Route is one of the most demanding alpine trails (195 miles).

Next are the American Discovery Trail (6356 miles), the Bigfoot Trail, the Bay Area Ridge Trail, and some long distance trails still under construction.

The Yosemite National Park is beautiful, but overcrowded, unless you escape to the remoter wilderness areas.

In the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks you can still find virgin forests. With 14,495 feet, Mount Whitney in the Sierra range is the highest mountain outside Alaska. The tall 300 feet high redwoods can be found in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

There are many more parks and forests, all with hiking possibilities. Yes, California!

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California

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  • Lassen Volcanic National Park CA
  • Map No. 268, Lassen Volcanic National Park in California at 1:50,000, part of an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography, based on the national topographic survey, has extensive additional tourist information.The maps, printed on... Read more
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  • Shaver Lake - Sierra National Forest CA
  • Map No. 810, Shaver Lake / Sierra National Forest, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Yosemite SE - Ansel Adams Wilderness CA
  • Map No. 309, Yosemite SE: Ansel Adams Wilderness, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 309 Yosemite SE - Ansel Adams Wilderness | National Geographic
  • Prachtige geplastificeerde kaart van het nationaal park. Met alle recreatieve voorzieningen als campsites, maar ook met topografische details en wandelroutes ed. Door uitgekiend kleurgebruik zeer prettig in gebruik. Scheur en watervast! Coverage of the Tuolomne Meadows and Hoover Wilderness area of Yosemite National Park includes Ansel Adams... Read more
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  • San Francisco Bay Area Road & Recreation Map
  • Main map 1:200,000 detailed coverage from the Golden Gate south to Santa Cruz & Monterey BayOverside map of San Francisco County (approx. 1:30,000)City Enlargements of various scales include: Central Berkeley/ University of California (1:12,000), Central Oakland / Lake Merritt (1:12,000), Central San Jose (1:12,000), Central Santa Cruz (approx.... Read more
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  • Whiskeytown - Shasta - Trinity National Recreational Area CA
  • Whiskeytown - Shasta - Trinity National Recreational Area in northern California on a series of detailed, contoured maps from Earthwalk Press with cartography based on the USGS topographic survey of the country plus additional information for visitors, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. The map provides the best... Read more
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  • Southern Baja California NGS Adventure Map 3104
  • Southern Baja California on double-sided, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible Adventure Map at 1:450,000 from the NGS, with street plans of La Paz, San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, and extensive tourist information.Topography is shown by contours at 100m intervals, enhanced by subtle relief shading, spot heights and graphics for... Read more
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  • Yosemite National Park CA NGS Trails Illustrated Map 206
  • Map No. 206, Yosemite National Park, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light, waterproof and... Read more
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  • Yosemite National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapExplore the majesty of Yosemite National Park with National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map. Loaded with helpful information on camping, hiking, lodging, transportation, regulations, and safety, this map is an invaluable tool for casual park visitors and avid adventurers alike. Expertly... Read more
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  • Yosemite National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapExplore the majesty of Yosemite National Park with National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map. Loaded with helpful information on camping, hiking, lodging, transportation, regulations, and safety, this map is an invaluable tool for casual park visitors and avid adventurers alike. Expertly... Read more
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  • Joshua Tree National Park CA
  • Map No. 226, Joshua Tree National Park, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light, waterproof and... Read more
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  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapThis Trails Illustrated topographic map for Joshua Tree National Park and the surrounding area in California is the perfect recreational map for this fascinating land of surreal geologic features shaped by strong winds, unpredictable torrents of rain, and climatic extremes.The map includes Joshua... Read more
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  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapThis Trails Illustrated topographic map for Joshua Tree National Park and the surrounding area in California is the perfect recreational map for this fascinating land of surreal geologic features shaped by strong winds, unpredictable torrents of rain, and climatic extremes.The map includes Joshua... Read more
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  • Sequoia - Kings Canyon National Parks CA NGS Trails Illustrated Map 205
  • Map No. 205, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Sequoia/kings Canyon National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapIn Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks you can walk among the world's largest trees, hike the alpine landscape of the Sierra Crest, and marvel at the towering granite cliffs of one of the deepest canyons in the United States. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Sequoia and Kings... Read more
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  • Sequoia/kings Canyon National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapIn Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks you can walk among the world's largest trees, hike the alpine landscape of the Sierra Crest, and marvel at the towering granite cliffs of one of the deepest canyons in the United States. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Sequoia and Kings... Read more
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