#0549 Frog Woman Rock


#0549 Frog Woman Rock

Site information:

Approx 6 mi S of Hopland on Hwy 101


Plaque information:

No plaque

OHP description:

Frog Woman Rock is a site associated with the Pomo legend of Frog Woman, the clever and powerful wife of Coyote, who lived near this rock.

Older guidebook description:

This early landmark, also called Lover's Leap, is associated with the purported legend of a 19th-century Sanel Indian maiden, Sotuka. Her faithless lover, Chief Cachow, married another, all three were killed when Sotuka, holding a great stone, jumped from the precipice upon the sleeping pair below.

Registered 1/17/1956