Cache Creek — Marsh — McVicar Loop

Lower Lake, California 95457

Cache Creek — Marsh — McVicar Loop

Cache Creek — Marsh — McVicar Loop Professional Review and Guide

"Anderson Marsh State Historic Park is a 1,000-acre protected nature preserve on the southeast corner of Clear Lake. It lies between the towns of Clearlake and Lower Lake. The fragile tule marsh habitat is a vital part of the Clear Lake ecosystem. The protected habitat includes freshwater marsh, oak woodland, riparian vegetation, and grasslands, providing protection, food, and breeding areas for a variety of wildlife. The southeastern Pomo Indians lived in the area. The marsh’s archaeological sites, among the oldest in California, date back more than 10,000 years. The Pomo Indians were expert basket weavers and tule boat builders. They made bows and arrows with tools made from local stone and obsidian."

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Trail Information

Lower Lake
Nearby City
80 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
2.5 hours
Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, McVicar Wildlife Sanctuary
Local Contacts
U.S.G.S. Lower Lake and Clearlake Highlands
Local Maps

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Oct 2018