Monday, August 15, 2005

California Historical Landmark #678

Lassen Emigrant Trail
California State Historical Landmark #678

See this location on Yahoo Maps in Flickr
See this location on Google Maps

This landmark is located on Highway 36, 2.5 miles west of Westwood, California. There are 6 other California State Historical Landmarks in Lassen County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 40° 18.863 W 121° 03.361.

You can log your visit to this landmark at

Through this draw passed many covered wagons and gold seekers enroute to California over the Lassen Trail during 1848-1851, approaching this location from the North, the trail passes what is now Bogard Ranger Station, proceeding Southward to Big Springs and Big Meadows (now Lake Almanor), it then turned westward to Deer Creek, which it followed generally to Vina in the Sacramento Valley.

No comments:

Post a Comment