Where Eagles Soar  LbNA # 13781

Placed DateMar 13 2005
CountySanta Barbara
LocationSolvang, CA
Planted Bymtnbikemanns    
Found By Zacatarians
Last Found Jan 11 2009
Hike Distance?

Bradbury Dam and Observation Point is Located 14 miles southeast of Solvang. Take Hwy 101 to Santa Barbara, exit CA-154 ramp toward Los Olivos/Cachuma Lake. About 1 mile before Lake Cachuma you will see a sign for Bradbury Dam and Observation Point. Turn on to road and park in parking lot. Take the trail right of the restrooms as your winding down the trail you will come to a view of Lake Cachuma on left hand side of the trail. Continue following trail downhill when it curves to your right, stop. At this point in the trail you should have a full view of Lake Cachuma. The water level at the time of planting was about 50 yards away. Look for metal fence post on the right count three metal post to your right. You should see a marker on the ground that reads Bureau of Reclamation after 2nd post (good, your heading in the right direction) Look for two dead fallen oak trees, the letterbox is located in the farthest oak tree hidden on the top covered by a piece of bark.

Hand Carved Stamp.

1 mile round trip hike with slight incline, the gate closes at dusk.

Note: The movie Sideways was filmed in surrounding town's and vinery's.