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McKinley Spring - San Rafael Mountain - Los Padres National Forest

34.70611, -119.84556


  • Longitude: -119.84556
  • Latitude: 34.70611
  • Recent Water Reports:

    Date Surveyor Water Report
    05-29-2016Duane WaiteFlowing
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McKinley Spring - San Rafael Mountain is located in the Los Padres National Forest. The spring is on the San Rafael Mountain Topo Map, If you have recently visited this spring, please give us some feed back on the water quality.

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McKinley Spring - San Rafael Mountain Survey - 08-23-2017 - by Nate
Link: McKinley Spring - San Rafael Mountain
Date: 08-23-2017
Surveyor Name:Nate
Camp Description:Nothing really special about this camp as far as being a camping destination, but it is the only place to get water before getting to the Mckinley Saddle. This camp is about 8 miles from the Cachuma Saddle. It has some shade and tons of flies, two tables and a fire pit. A warning, as there are plenty of rattlesnakes between here and Mission Pine Springs
Water Source:Trickle
Water Source Details:There is plenty of clean, clear water here, helped by several storage containers
Weather Conditions:Hot and dry 93
McKinley Spring - San Rafael Mountain Survey - 05-29-2016 - by Duane Waite
Link: McKinley Spring - San Rafael Mountain
Date: 05-29-2016
Surveyor Name:Duane Waite
Camp Description:Visited this spring over Mem Day and spent two nights with a buddy. Both tubs are crystal clear but the flow rate is about 3-5 mins per liter.
Water Source:Flowing
Water Source Details:Great Quality But Slow Flow
Weather Conditions:Cool and windy at night.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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