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Turtle Trail LbNA #49917

Owner:MrOspital Contact
Plant date:Aug 22, 2009
County:Los Angeles
Found by: Creeping Death (2)
Last found: Apr 18, 2021
Hike distance:Unknown
Last edited:Aug 22, 2009
You can take the Indian Hill exit off the 10 freeway, head north on Indian Hill, and take a left onto Baseline. Then take a right on Mountain Ave to head north. (There are other streets named Mountain in the area and off the 10 freeway, but the one you seek does not have an exit off the freeway). To locate where to start on this trail, park on Mountain Ave at the base of the hill (Claraboya). It’s called a trail, but it is really paved all the way. The trail is fully wheelchair accessible. You can take a horse, bring a dog, bike, stroller, or your own two feet.

Tribal Turtle

Thompson Creek trail has been going through a transformation since the fire several years ago. For this series you are going to be heading west on the trail. If you want to head east afterwords you can get my other series- Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomena (3 boxes).

You will pass a small horse ranch on the left side with a windmill that says "Thompson Creek Trail." On the left, where the chain link fence meets a stucco wall there is a small pile of rocks. At the time of planting there was a morning glory creeping over the fence at this spot. Look under the middle of small rock pile for the well-blended in LNL.

Earth Day Turtle

Continue down the trail, headed west. The trail will detour south (a sign will direct you) down Towne Ave. As you are walking down Towne Avenue you will see an old rock reservoir on your left. The letterbox is hidden under the stone steps on the south side of the reservoir. Look for an old rusted pipe leading to the stone steps. Under the hinge end of the small gate opening, under the left front corner of the stone steps it is hidden. There should be loose rocks in front of it. Search carefully, you are hidden from view by the bush.

Please be cautious when you retrieve or replace a box, as this trail can be quite busy at times. Also put back rocks and debris carefully so as to preserve this series. Please contact me if any of the boxes need maintenance.