JEB Stuart Road
Campo, CA 91906
The Southern Termilus of the PCT is .5 mile from here. This is a very small town with very small resources. A rural transit bus comes by once per day.
31650 Highway 79
Warner Springs, CA 92086
Very small resort community. There is a tiny store at the gas station, but the food consists of potato chips and soda pop. The resort and hot springs are private. Most PCT hikers detour along Hwy 79 from the Fire Station, pass through Warner Springs, then continue down Hwy 79 to meet back up the with the trail.
Idyllwild, CA 92549
Nice mountain community with just about anything you could need. Movie theater, Large store, outdoor store, library, etc. The Post Office is located in a shopping near a large supermarket. Camping is available at a state park near town.
Big Bear City
Big Bear City, CA 92314
The Fire Station in Big Bear City offers showers and a place to camp for PCT hikers. A store, PO, motel, and bar are all nearby. The town of Big Bear Lake (accessible by bus) offers movie theaters, tourist oriented activities, and shopping centers.
1440 Highway 2
Wrightwood, CA 92397
Medium sized town with motels, stores, restaurants, etc.
(your name), pct hiker
Agua Dulce, CA 91350
Very small town with small grocery store and pizza parlor. Packages can be picked up at the market/post office. Post Office hours are Mon-Fri (9-4:30pm) Saturday (9:30am-2pm)
1085 Voyager Drive
Tehachapi, CA 93561
Large town with everything, including a bowling alley!
Kennedy Meadows General Store (via Postal Mail)
PO Box 3A5
Inyokern, CA 93527
Kennedy Meadows General Store (via UPS)
1445 Kennedy Meadows Road
Inyokern, CA 93527
Small general store that offers to hold resupply parcels. In 1996 it was .50 to hold resupply parcels. This is not a post office, the owner is kind enough to pick up the packages in town and bring them out to the general store. Dealing with incoming packages is enough work already, so please avoid asking to mail out any packages. (Or at lease offer enough 11214 to cover postage & trouble if you need a package mailed).
101 South Edwards Street
Independence, CA 93526
Small town with motel, restaurant, and grocery store. The movie Trial and Error starring Micheal Edwards (Kramer) was filmed here in 1996. Futher supplies can be reached by hitchhiking north to Bishop, CA.
Vermillion Valley Resort
PO Box 258
Lakeshore, CA 93634
(209)259-4000 (if no answer, try using two tin cans and string)
See Vermillion Valley Resort for more information. This is a great place for a layover on a PCT hike. VVR is located 6 hiking miles from the PCT. Another option is to hike about a mile to Lake Edison, and take the ferry to VVR. The ferry sails at 9:45am and 4:45pm, and costs .00 round trip. Cost is to hold a package.
Tuolumne Meadows Station
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Usually does not upen until the middle of June, depending upon snowfall. In addition to the Post Office, there is a decent sized general store and an adequte burger joint.
Kennedy Meadows Resort
P.O. Box 4010, off Highway 108
Sonora, CA 95370
Located 11 miles west of Sonora Pass on Highway 108. Resort features a restaurant, showers, room rental, and a small store. Please ship packages via UPS and phone ahead to mention you are shipping a package to them. The resort charges .00/package holding fee.
21719 Donner Pass Road
Soda Springs, CA 95728
11200 Donner Pass Road #196
Truckee, CA 96161
- Soda Springs- Post Office (address above), Large general store with excellent deli. Tavern across the street.
- Pooh Corner - Beds, Meals, Showers, and Package Drop.
Belden, CA 95915
Motel, Bar, and medium sized store
Old Station, CA 96071
Medium sized store and Pizza Parlor
Burney Falls State Park
McArthur Burney Falls State Park
Route 1, Box 1240
Burney, CA 96013
Small store and crowded state park
20115 Castle Creek Road
Castella, CA 96017
Small sized store and deli. Further supplies can be reached by hitchhiking north on I-5 to Dunsmuir or Mt. Shasta City
44717 State Highway 96
Seiad Valley, CA 96086
Quaint little area with everything a hiker needs, PO, store, great cafe, and roadhouse bar. See the Seiad Valley Store and Restaurant for more information.
Hyatt Lake Resort
7979 Hyatt Prarie Road
Ashland, OR 97520
SHIP PARCEL VIA UPS. Use this address only! Tiny store at the resort. Coin-op laundry. See The PCTA for more info
Crater Lake National Park, OR 97604
Please ship packages so that they will arrive a few days before you reach the post office. Restaurant, Cafeteria, Posh Lodge, and store
Elk Lake Resort
c/o (Your Name)
Cascade Lakes Highway
Bend, OR 97701
Open from June - September. Please ship packages via UPS, there is a .00 holding fee per package. Hours for pickup are 7:30am to 9:00pm daily.
Ollalie Lake Ranger Station
Olallie Lake Ranger Station
c/o Clackamas Ranger District
61431 East Highway 224
Estacada, OR 97023
Packages are transported by the Forest Service from Estacada to the Guard station on a weekly basis. Mail your resupply parcel 3-4 weeks earlier than your expected arrival time. As of 1998 you can pick your packages up at the store
Timberline Ski Area
Timberline Lodge, OR 97028
In Portland: (503) 231-7979
Outside Portland: (503) 272-3311
Portland Sales Office: (503) 295-1827
Timberline Lodge has a cafeteria, restaurant, tourist shops. They will hold packages for a weekly rate.
Cascade Locks, OR 97014
Stores, Restaurants, Motels, etc.
White Pass Rural Branch
Naches, WA 98937
Small store, incoming mail only. Cannot mail outgoing packages. The building has been remodeled and the shower mentioned in the guidebook is not longer available.
Snoqualmie Pass, WA 98068
Motel, Restaurants, Conveience Stores
114 5th Street North
Skykomish, WA 98288
Small store, restaurant, and a great .00/night motel next to trip railroad tracks.
Stehekin, WA 98852
Nice little village accessible only ferry, seaplane or the PCT. Restaurant, motel, small store.
Manning Park, BC
Manning Park, BC
The end (or start) of the Pacific Crest Trail. Motel, greyhound bus stop, restaurant, and a bar that serves Moosehead beer on tap.