The legend started in 1938 when Southern California had 14 days of rain causing sever flooding. Here is part of the article from the Santa Ana Register (now the OC Register)
Corona, CA -- AP
As the flood waters subside from 2 week of flooding, 13 coffins were
discovered in the wooded area next to River Rd and Archibald Ave in
the city of Corona. "The coffins are believed to from the abandoned
Guasti Cemetery in the city Ontario" said Officer Willmans. Officer
Willmans went on to say "The coffins were found by some locals floating
in a small creek that runs through the woods. The authority's and
locals started referring to this area as Coffin Creek.
The authority's continue to search the woods for the remains of the 13
coffins. Only 2 coffins had the remains found nearby. The remains of 2
other empty coffins were found in the woods, some 30 yards to the west
of what is now called Coffin Creek.
As the sun rose, Officer Willmans said " We had to stop searching
last night, those woods got really creepy after dark. I called off the
search when I started seeing and hearings things, strange things, like
(continued on page 3 see Coffin Creek)
This is all of the article that could be found, page 3 was missing. Now it's up to you to find out what is haunting the woods.
Visit the Vendors at the Dark Shadow Market Place at one Terrifying Location
The Haunted Asylum at Coffin Creek
The Catacombs of Guasti Cemetery
Notice All Attractions Are Independently Owned and Operated
THERE ARE NO REFUNDS! ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK!
Q: How long does it take to go through Coffin Creek?
A: How fast can you run?
Q: Is Coffin Creek scary?
A: Yes! If it wasn't we wouldn't keep doing this!
Q: Is security provided?
A: Yes! We have a fully trained security staff that monitors the attraction, queue and parking areas. There is at least one armed off-duty police officer onsite at all times.
Q: Will the actors try to touch us?
A: No! Our actors are trained not to touch any customer for any reason. Sometimes accidents do happen, but touching is never intentional. This works two ways. Please do not touch our actors or props! Remember, touch nothing and nothing will touch you!
Q: What happens if I get too scared to complete the tour through the attraction?
A: There are exits located throughout the attraction. If you become too frightened to complete your tour please let one of our actors know. They will escort you to the nearest exit and security will escort you out of the attraction. You will NOT be given a refund.
Q: Is Coffin Creek too scary for children?
A: Coffin Creek is not recommended for children under the age of 12, but it really depends upon the child. We leave the decision up to the parents. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please remember that no refunds will be given at any time, for any reason.
Q: Is the tour through Coffin Creek guided?
A:No! At Coffin Creek we have 3 Haunted Attractions. 1 haunted trail and 2 haunts you find your way through the terror and mayhem un-escorted.