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I.E. portion of Pacific Crest Trail revamped

Portions of the Pacific Crest Trail in White Water have undergone upgrades including repaired bridges and other improvements in neglected areas of the trail.

November 6, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Hikers will be glad to note some major improvements along the Pacific Crest Trail, including in Riverside County, have been finished.For the past year, crews have been working to patch up about 200 miles of the trail.

The entire trail spans 2,600 miles, from the U.S.-Mexico border all the way to the Canadian border.

In White Water just outside Palm Springs, officials showed off some of the upgrades, which included repairing bridges and neglected areas of the trail.

About 60 young people were hired for the project using federal stimulus money.