Pacific Crest Trail Days is a popular annual 3-day festival that promotes outdoor recreation. With a focus on hiking, backpacking, and camping, this initiative features the latest outdoor gear, local food and beverages, live music, and more fun activities to enjoy in the beautiful Marine Park. PCT Trail Days is a favorite event for the outdoor lover! Plan your vacation to the Columbia River Gorge during PCT Trail Days to discover why this is such a fabulous festival!
For more information on outdoor recreation, you can enjoy during your stay in the Gorge, download our free vacation guide. It includes a variety of activities to enjoy during your stay in town for PCT Trail Days.
This Year’s PCT Trail Days
The 11th annual PCT Trail Days will take place from August 18-20, 2017, in the Marine Park of Cascade Locks, OR. This year’s event will feature a variety of fantastic events that you don’t want to miss. Though this year’s schedule will not be revealed until June, last year’s events can give you a great idea of what to expect. PCT kickoff happened on Friday with a campsite check-in and gear expo. Then, a welcome party took place that evening, featuring a food and beer garden, stage area with live music, and games. There was “Hiker Olympics,” trivia, and a dance party, among other activities. On Saturday, guests enjoyed a gear junkie raffle, sleeping bag race, scavenger hunt, and anniversary party. And Sunday closed things out with a hiker breakfast before hitting the trail! Stay tuned for more information regarding the Pacific Crest Trail 2017.
About the Pacific Crest Trail Hike
Also known as the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail is a long-distance hiking and equestrian pathway. It is closely aligned with the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges and stretches down the West Coast majestically. Whether you’re looking to hike just a portion or embark on the long but rewarding full journey, the trail features some great scenic destinations. Enjoy 25 national forests and seven national parks along the 2,659-mile route. You will traverse the desert, glaciers of the Sierra Nevada, deep forests, commanding vistas, and volcanic peaks. Untold thousands of hikers and horseback riders have completed the awe-inspiring trail. And many more plan to do so each and every year. The PCT Trail Days celebrates this marvelous journey and the beautiful places you will encounter along its many pathways.
Stay at Carson Ridge During PCT Trail Days!
The best place to stay during PCT Trail Days is at our private luxury cabins. At Carson Ridge, you will discover spotless romantic cabins, ideal for relaxing after a day at the festival! Enjoy our rustic queen and king-sized beds, comfortable reading chairs, jetted spa tubs, and private porches. Take a soak before watching the sunset on the porch and then curling up for the evening inside. You will love your stay in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge! Browse our cabins to see which one you want to book for the weekend!