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Canyon Meadows American Baptist Conference Center Pool
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CANYON MEADOWS

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Swimming Pool

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Swimming Pool

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Fellowship Lodge

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Trout Pond

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Covered Wagon Circle

Canyon Meadows Pool — Swimming pool at the Canyon Meadows American Baptist Conference Center at 41600 Lake Hughes Road, southwest of the town of Lake Hughes.

Unused, undated postcard (but prior to 1999, when the area code changed to 661), distributed by Christian Visual Arts of Cerritos, Calif. Back reads:

CANYON MEADOWS POOL
Relax and enjoy the giant cloverleaf swimming pool of Canyon Meadows, located in smog-free air 60 miles noth of the Los Angeles Civic Center.
Make your reservations by writing Canyon Meadows,
41600 Lake Hughes Road,
Lake Hughes, Ca. 93532
Phone (805) 724-2215

The Canyon Meadows American Baptist Conference Center was a subsidiary of the L.A. Baptist City Mission Society, dba American Baptist Churches of Los Angeles. The 86-acre resort and sports complex had 12 salaried employees and a total payroll of 50 to 70.

We don't remember the opening and closing dates; it was in operation at least from the early 1970s to the end of the 1990s. It probably opened a few years earlier and closed a bit later. If you know more, please tell us.

The facilities are still in use. As of 2013, it's the Canyon Creek Retreat Center, an 81-acre resort that's available for weddings, banquets, business conferences and the like. The owners operate the Canyon Creek Sports Camp, a summer camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 16 from June to August. Also, Ultimate Fantasy Sports Camp, an independent company founded in 2002, uses the facilities for adults who want to particpate in a variety of team sports.


LW2469a: 19200 dpi jpeg from original postcard purchased 2013 by Leon Worden.
LAKE HUGHES

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Elizabeth Lake; Roosevelt Postmark 1921

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Canoeing ~1940

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Boating ~1940s

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Boating ~1940s

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Boating 1940s

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Camping 1947

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Spring Valley Ranch 1950s

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Canyon Meadows x5

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Powerhouse Fire x105

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