Sawyer Camp Trail was a work in progress

Sawyer Camp Trail was a work in progress

Leander Sawyer bought some land in 1853 in an isolated valley to the west of the only road up and down the Peninsula, which was El Camino Real. He set up business by an old laurel tree, and was able to support himself by selling food to picnickers and campsites for visitors/travelers who were traveling through on the stagecoach road that traversed the valley.

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