Name: Desert Spring
Site Number: #476
Date Visited: 02/13/2016
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: State Marker
Location: 33347 Pappas Rd, Cantil, CA 93519
Coordinates: 35.301856, -117.954376
Description: This spring was on an old Indian horse thief trail and later (1834) Joe Walker Trail. The famished Manly-Jayhawk Death Valley parties (1849-50) were revived here after coming from Indian Wells through Last Chance Canyon. This was also a station on the Nadeau Borax Freight Road.