Posted by: James Wapotich | July 20, 2015

Trail Quest: Sisquoc Homesteads

This is the fifth in a series of articles on the homesteads along Manzana Creek and Sisquoc River. This one covers the homesteads between Manzana Schoolhouse and Water Canyon Camp, including Roberts, Spitler, Forrester, and Twitchell, as well as the Sisquoc Guard Station. Article appears in section A of today’s edition of Santa Barbara News-Press. The next article will cover the Willmann homesteads.

Roberts Flat Sisquoc Guard Station trail hike backpacking Los Padres national forest san rafael wilderness

A dry Sisquoc River is seen from Roberts Flat

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.

Los Padres national forest sisquoc river trail hike backpacking san rafael wilderness

Scenery along Sisquoc River Trail

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