Secret Canyon, California

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Secret Canyon
Former settlement
Secret Canyon is located in California
Secret Canyon
Secret Canyon
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°11′15″N 120°35′09″W / 39.18750°N 120.58583°W / 39.18750; -120.58583Coordinates: 39°11′15″N 120°35′09″W / 39.18750°N 120.58583°W / 39.18750; -120.58583
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 5,410 ft (1,649 m)

Secret Canyon (also, Secret House)[2] is a former settlement in Placer County, California.[1] Secret Canyon is located northwest of the stream that drains Little Secret Canyon, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west-northwest of Duncan Peak.[2] It lay at an elevation of 5410 feet (1649 m).[1] It still appeared on maps as of 1898.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Secret Canyon, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 553. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.