Photos from a December 2000 hike at Arastradero Preserve
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Arastradero Preserve parking lot
Parking lot
Trail runs along the road before crossing the street and entering the preserve
A path runs along the road, before crossing over to the preserve entrance
Entering the preserve
A gate marks the entrance
Approaching junction
Approaching an unmarked junction; stay to the right on Corte Madera Trail
Corte Madera Trail
Corte Madera Trail
Crossing the creek
After crossing a bridge, you reach a signed junction; stay to the left
Climbing past oaks
The trail climbs past some oaks
Approaching the pond and a junction
Corte Madera Trail draws near Arastradero Pond
Another unsigned junction; stay to the left
Another unsigned junction; stay to the left
The path around the pond joins Corte Madera Trail
The path around the pond ends and feeds into Corte Madera Trail
A slight climb
A slight climb on Corte Madera Trail
The old routing of Acorn Trail
The old routing of Acorn Trail
Approaching the new Acorn segment
Approaching the new Acorn segment
New Acorn, which may be closed in the winter
New Acorn Trail is subject to seasonal closure
Junction with another trail named Acorn
Junction with another trail named Acorn; turn right
A steep ascent
A steep ascent through oak grassland
Teasel research site
Teasel research site
Junction
Junction
Junction
Another junction
Meadowlark Trail
Meadowlark Trail
Junction
Junction
Meadrailowlark T
Descending on Meadlowlark Trail
Approaching junction
Approaching junction with new Acorn Trail segment
Meadlowlark Trail
Meadowlark Trail
Junction with service road
Junction with Service Road; continue straight on Meadowlark Trail
      An old dead oak 
      An old dead oak
Meadowlark Trail drifts downhill and ends at Corte Madera Trail
Meadlowlark Trail drifts downhill and ends at Corte Madera Trail





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