Black Star Canyon is a remote mountain canyon in the Santa Ana Mountains, located in eastern Orange County, California. It is a watershed of the Santa Ana River. Black Star Canyon is a popular destination for mountain bikers due to its wild scenery and the fact that its main access road is closed to automobile traffic. Despite its cultured and diverse history and reputable environments, it has recently become a place filled with urban legends, disturbing events, and reported illegal events, causing hesitation and reluctance for many visitors.
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... Park, created in 1897, now occupies much of the lowermost Santiago Creek Canyon, between Santiago Creek Dam and Villa Park Reservoir ... Several hiking trails run up the steep canyons in the upper Santiago Creek watershed, leading up tributaries such as Black Star Canyon and Silverado Canyon ... The Joplin Trail leads up the canyon above the town of Modjeska to the summit of Modjeska Peak ...
... Black Star Canyon's mysterious nature and its colorful, often dark history has given rise to a whole host of urban legends and ghost stories throughout the Orange County area ... The air of mystery surrounding the canyon is further enhanced by its eerie silence and being prone to sudden gusts of wind (both due to its unique geography) ... Because of its geography, the canyon has often had howling winds, which people often mistake for ghosts or spirits ...
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