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Mary, Queen of Scots LbNA #56987

Owner:The Olde Oak Contact Supporter
Plant date:Feb 13, 2011
Location: Nicasio Reservoir
Found by: geckonia
Last found: Nov 17, 2016
Hike distance:Unknown
Last edited:Feb 13, 2011
Mary, Queen of Scots

Poor old Mary, Queen of Scots. She was beheaded by order of her first cousin once removed, Queen Elizabeth I, whom for Pete’s sake she had fled to for help. Read about Mary Queen of Scots here:,_Queen_of_Scots

Find your way to Nicasio Reservoir. I came from Petaluma. Stay on Pt. Reyes-Petaluma Road after you pass the intersection of Nicasio Valley Rd and travel .8 miles to a small pull out where a trail begins. At this writing there was a hard times port-a-potty which I was not either brave or desperate enough to enter. Take the little trail and veer off to the right over a woodsy land bridge to an “island.” After you’ve crossed go to your right vaguely following the shoreline. You don’t have to stay close to the water, just keep it in sight and walk parallel to it. I walked at a reasonable pace for seven minutes at which time I reached a rock outcropping about 150 feet from the water (in February). Walk to the south side. Find the old dead remainder of a coyote brush bush. Coyote brush is that nondescript chaparral growing all around this area. Google image it beforehand if you are not familiar with coyote brush. Anyhow, at its base at about 150 degrees and two feet up from the ground under some rocks you should find the Mary, Queen of Scots Letterbox.

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