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CHL No. 225 Flores Peak - Orange


NO. 225 FLORES PEAK - In 1857, Juan Flores and a band of outlaws murdered Sheriff James Barton and part of his posse at Barton Mound. Pursued by a posse led by General Andrés Pico, Flores and his men were finally caught on Flores Peak.


Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary/N Side of Modjeska Canyon Rd
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Although the guidebook states that Juan Flores was captured on the peak, he actually made a daring escape by riding his horse down the face of the peak that faces Modjeska Canyon Rd. He was captured 11 days later,

NO. 225 FLORES PEAK - Continue to follow path up to the arbor.