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The Manzanita Trail
This guide includes directions and a list of stops for the Manzanita Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains of California. Hikers can follow the trace of the Punchbowl Fault and see a variety of features, including fault gouge, slickensides and easy-to-identify juxtapositions of quite different rock types on either side of the fault. The trail also passes through many vegetation zones, which exhibit a variety of plant communities. The guide includes a detailed trip log with mileages and photos of features that can be seen from the trail.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for field trip
  • Ecology
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1999-2001 by Tom Chester and Jane Strong. Permission is freely granted to reproduce any or all of this page as long as credit is given to us at this source:
DLESE Catalog ID: EARTHQUAKE-000-000-010-272
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Tom Chester
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