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Washington may rename the cross-state John Wayne Pioneer Trail; here’s why

The eastern part of the 200-mile-long Iron Horse State Park Trail, currently called the John Wayne Pioneer Trail, may be renamed. (Washington State Parks)

The department cites confusion about the trail location and "the fact that the name is not consistent with the department’s policies for naming trails" as reasons for the renaming. Submit your name recommendations before May 4.

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