Posted by: James Wapotich | June 26, 2015

Trail Quest: Wheat and Wells Homesteads

This is the third in a series of articles on the homesteads along Manzana Creek and Sisquoc River. This one covers the Wheat and Wells Homesteads found on Wheat Mesa just downstream from Manzana Schoolhouse along the Sisquoc. Article appears in section A of today’s edition of Santa Barbara News-Press. The next article will cover the homesteads in and around Horse Gulch.

Hiram Preserved Wheat Wells Homestead Manzana Sisquoc River Trail hike backpacking San Rafael Wilderness Los Padres National Forest

A low pile of stones from the chimney at the Wheat homestead

Sisquoc River Trail map Forrester homestead Wheat Wells Manzana Schoolhouse Water Canyon Lorna Mormon San Rafael Wilderness Los Padres National Forest

Map courtesy

Older articles can be seen by scrolling down or using the search feature in the upper right corner. Articles from the News-Press appear here a couple months after they appear in the News-Press.

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