From the point, looking east towards the fishing village
and Mesa San Carlos. Behind me, a half mile is the board sailing resort, Solo
Eighteen miles from Hwy.#1, about half way to Punta San
Carlos, this road turns left and follows the Arroyo San Fernando eastward.
At the end of a box canyon, just north of Arroyo San
Fernando, is this fascinating pile of boulders with many petroglyphs and
fossils. A waterfall is usually present, but this year was very dry.
The road ends by the shady mesquite tree. Time to get out
and explore! (7-24-00)
Passages over, under, or between the boulders make this
'Nature's Disneyland'! Can you see Lorenzo at the far end? (7-24-00)
Also interesting are the fossil oyster shells in the
A 'mano' and rings etched into a boulder at the top of Las
Pintas. The plain behind, 'funnels' any ground water to the top boulders. Water
is forced to surface, and falls to the bottom. Just not this time!