Did the cabins in Santa Anita Canyon survive the Bobcat fire?
Members of the Jeevanjee family walk up to their cabin in Big Santa Anita Canyon. They lost their outhouse in the Bobcat blaze, but the main cabin survived.
Did Chantry Flats burn?
There’s actually two sets of cabins in the canyon. Including Vanni’s property, 17 of the privately-owned Chantry Flat cabins were destroyed while just one of the publicly-accessible Sturtevant Camp cabins was destroyed.
Did Sturtevant Camp burn down?
Welcome to New & Returning Visitors. Sturtevant Camp is temporarily closed due to fire damage at camp and in Big Santa Anita Canyon. The devastating Bobcat Fire of 2020 has rendered the canyon hazardous for the general public.
Is Sturtevant Falls Trail open?
Currently open every day and dog friendly. It’s an easy hike the only moderate part was the last stretch back to the car (uphill) about a quarter mile.
Who caused Bobcat Fire?
The Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest on October 5, 2020. The 115,796-acre Bobcat Fire may have been caused by vegetation coming into contact with a Southern California Edison overhead conductor, the company said Monday in a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission.
Whats the latest on the Bobcat Fire?
The Bobcat Fire has grown to nearly 114,000 acres and is 50% contained. Progress continues to be made on containment as the Bobcat Fire is now 50%. One of the priorities today will be the northeastern corner of the fire from Highway 2 to Big Rock Creek Road where crews will be working to construct a direct handline.
Is Santa Anita Canyon closed?
Here’s the news as of July 2021, and our hopes and plans going forward into 2022. Big Santa Anita Canyon remains closed to the general public. Most of the surrounding Angeles National Forest has reopened, but for now, hiking into the canyon could still earn you a nasty fine.
Can you swim at Sturtevant Falls?
Free Falling: Sturtevant Falls The payoff is a stunning fifty-foot cascade that plunges into a shallow pool where your wildlings can wallow around in ice cold (mountain fed) water to cool off after the long trek.
What city is Sturtevant Falls?
Sturtevant Falls resides in the Angeles National Forest near Arcadia in Los Angeles County, California. It is administered by the USDA Forest Service.
Did Edison start the Bobcat Fire?
Tree branches may have come in contact with Southern California Edison equipment and sparked the Bobcat fire in the Angeles National Forest, according to a letter the utility sent to regulators on Monday.
Why is it called the Bobcat Fire?
Bobcat rescued by fire crew released to the wild Chips was found August 24 by the crew on the fire that inspired the name of the bobcat, the Chips Fire, burning on the Lassen and Plumas National forests in California. Not wanting to disrupt a natural process, the crew tried to walk away but the bobcat followed them.
Is Bobcat Fire under control?
The Bobcat Fire has grown to nearly 114,000 acres and is 50% contained. Progress continues to be made on containment as the Bobcat Fire is now 50%.
Why are there still cabins in Santa Anita Canyon?
The Forest Service’s “Residential Residence Program” is maintained out of respect for the historical importance of the remaining cabins and resorts. We have posted this page for the same reasons, but also as an attempt to reduce the time consumption involved with continually explaining the cabins to so many.
Where is the Big Santa Anita Canyon in California?
Big Santa Anita Canyon is located in the “Front Country” of the San Gabriel Mountains above the cities of Sierra Madre and Arcadia, California. The multi-forked watershed was known historically as The Big Santa Anita and is currently referred to by it’s many frequenters as simply “ The Canyon “.
Who are the owners of Big Santa Anita?
The cabins of the Big Santa Anita do not belong to the Pack Station or the US Forest Service. They are owned outright by private individuals. The Forest Service’s “Residential Residence Program” is maintained out of respect for the historical importance of the remaining cabins and resorts.