Briggs Creek below Alma College
Open in Google Maps

Briggs Creek below Alma College


Briggs Creek below Alma College
25 bedrock mortars, 8 cupules/anvils
Elevation 795 ft.

In Bear Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve.

Acess currently requires a permit. See Bear Creek Redwoods permits for details.

Joel’s research led us out here, but we were darn lucky to find this cool site.

Looking down at the site.


Getting closer to the main kitchen rock.


This is one of the most beautiful mortar rocks we’ve ever seen.


A closer look at some of the mortars and anvils on the main kitchen rock. Note the variety of sizes and shapes.


Photographs by Bob Bardell

Check out this video by Alexander Kerekes of several sites in the Santa Cruz Mountains including Briggs Creek below Alma College.