Water Conditions

Bouquet Canyon Road to San Francisquito Canyon Road

By: Daytripper
March 4th, 2013

On 3/3/13 dayhiked from Bouquet Canyon Road (mile 465.5) nobo to San Franscisquito Canyon Road (mile 478). Trail generally in good shape. Mountain bike tracks common miles 465.5 to 469.5. Oasis Cache (mile 471.5) not yet stocked with water or beverages but plenty of chairs and shade. Forest Service Road 6N09 that crosses PCT near Oasis Cache recently graded. Ample parking near trail crossing of both Bouquet Canyon Road and San Franscisquito Canyon Road. Two small populations of California native succulent Dudleya lanceolata noted in rocks near mile 468 and mile 474. Mileage points based on Halfmile’s waypoints.

San Francisquito Canyon Road to Lake Hughes Road

By: Daytripper
January 19th, 2013

Dayhiked from San Francisquito Canyon Road (mile 478.5) to Lake Hughes Road (mile 486.5). Trail tread and corridor in great shape. Fresh mountain bike tracks miles 481-486. Picnic table and wooden cabinet with PCT emblem located 50 yards east of Lake Hughes Road appear relatively new. Water cache in cabinet mostly empty. Small population of native succulent Dudleya cymosa in limestone rocks near mile 485. Parking area large enough for 5 cars on Lake Hughes Road 100 yards N of PCT crossing. Parking on San Francisquito Canyon Road on raised road shoulder at PCT crossing or 275 yards south at Forest Service facility.