Bear Canyon -



Sierra Madre Mountains,Cuyama

Ray’s Notes
Elevation: Google Earth says the elevation is

Distance: Go



Jim Blakley Notes
This canyon runs north from La Brea Canyon to its head on the south side of Buckhorn Ridge. After World War II Lee Johnson rebuilt the trail and camp in this canyon. The trail follows the bottom up Bear Canyon, passing Bear Camp and ending at the Buckhorn Ridge ORV trail.

Bob Burtness Notes
Administration: Los Padres National Forest, Santa Lucia District Access: East of Santa Maria via Colson Canyon Road (I IN04) to the intersection with the Bear Canyon Trail (3 1 W05), near the Webber Ranch, and then about 3 miles to the camp.
U.S. Forest Service map coordinates: G- 14 (This camp is identified as "Bear"on the 1984 Forest Recreation Map.) Topographical map: Tepusquet Canyon
Elevation: 1,400 feet (425 meters)
Terrain: canyon Vegetation: chaparral
Tables: none Stoves: I (grated) Water: 1/4 mile upstream (seasonal) Firewood: yes Toilets: no 

Special Features: Hunter's camp


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Last Updated: Saturday, December 13, 2014