Sweetwater canyon

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Sweetwater Canyon
Photo: View across canyon
Trail Information
Other Names: Cooper Canyon
Part of: Beauty Mountain BLM
Trail Length: 4.5 miles
Trail Time: 4.5 hours
Terrain: Canyons
Off-Road Use:
Difficulty: Moderate
County: San Diego County, California
Nearest Cities: Temecula, CA
Map Links: Google Map
Satellite Map: Google Satellite
Special Map:
GPS Start: N33 26.42 W116 51.38
GPS End: N33 19.86 W116 42.50
Google Earth:
Elevation: 3,000 to 4,000 ft.
View from Mine diggings

On old Topo maps this place is called Cooper Canyon.About four miles long creeping in first gear low range. It goes past the Deserted "Pawnee Gold Mine". The creek runs in the Spring. Interesting water falls. It dead ends so you must return the same way. You cross the creek about 2 miles in. The mine is just beyond. Just down from the crossing is a small concrete dam. It appears to be a nice swimming hole in the Spring. Just beyond that is wreaked Blazer. Either washed down creek or ran off the cliff above.

Maps and GPS Coordinates[edit]

Sweetwater canyon Coordinates: 33.41435° -116.68912° Coordinates: 33.41435° -116.68912°