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Near Weed in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock

 
 
Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 10, 2016
1. Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Marker
Inscription. "Stop at Sheep Rock  Here is ceder [sic] and pine   Large strait [sic] and tall Now this is a large rocky region where the mountain sheep abounds   Deer and antelope to[sic]" - Sophronia Helen Stone, Sep 22, 1852
 
Erected 2008 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number Y-13.)
 
Location. 41° 33.655′ N, 122° 12.36′ W. Marker is near Weed, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 97 0.2 miles north of Military Pass Road when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weed CA 96094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emigrant Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Springs (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Shasta (approx. 3.9 miles away); Yreka Trail – A Splendid Cite (approx. 3.9 miles away); Yreka Trail - The Snelling Ranch (approx. 7.6 miles away); Dwinnell Dam (approx. 8.8 miles away); Yreka Historic Trail (approx. 10 miles away); The Weed Arch (approx. 13.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weed.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 10, 2016
2. Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Marker
Mount Shasta and Shastina image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 10, 2016
3. Mount Shasta and Shastina
To visit this marker, park in a small lot on the northwestern side of US 97 opposite the intersection of US 97 and Military Pass Road.

At the far end of the parking lot is a green gate which marks the beginning of a trail. Follow the trail about three hundred yards to the marker.

Because part of the trail has deep, soft sand, walking is advised.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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