Tequepis is the name of an Indian village located at the north of the canyon and the Santa Ynez River. The site of the village is now covered by Lake Cachuma. The canyon descends from the Santa Ynez Mountains to the south shore of Lake Cachuma. In the early days, the Step family filed several homesteads further up the canyon on which the Knight family had filed. Later, Camp Drake Boy Scout Camp was established. Later the Scouts moved down the canyon and the old camp became Camp Cielo. The Tequepis Trail 29W06 climbs steeply by way of several switch backs to reach West Camino Cielo road just east of Broadcast Peak. Years ago the south part was known as the Gato Trail and extended all the way to the ocean. This part of the trail is no longer maintained or in use as it crosses private property.