Photos from a March 2001 hike at Black Diamond Regional Preserve
(click on any image for a larger view)
Parking lot
Parking lot
Trailhead
Trailhead
Stewartville Trail
Stewartville Trail
Beginning to climb
Beginning to climb
Owl's clover
Owl's clover
     Fiddlenecks
     Fiddlenecks
Climbing thrugh grassland
Climbing through grassland
     Ithuriel's spear
     Ithuriel's spear
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
Carpets of fiddlenecks
Fiddlenecks
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
Lupine
Lupine
A buckeye silhouette
Buckeye
Padre's shooting stars
Padre's shooting stars, bleached in the sun and on their last legs
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
Buckeye
Buckeye
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
Woodland star
Woodland star
Flower growing out of rocky soil
Flower growing out of rocky soil
Starting to climb
Starting to climb
View north
View north
     Bluedicks
     Bluedicks
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
Manzanita
Manzanita
     Larkspur
     Royal larkspur
Coulter pines
Coulter pines
View from hilltop
View north from hilltop
View into valley
View down into valley
View to Diablo
View to Diablo
Paintbrush
Paintbrush
Yerba santa
Yerba santa
     Descent
     Descending
Indian warrior
Indian warrior
Bush poppy
Bush poppy
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
View north
View north
Junction
Junction
Chaparral Loop Trail
Chaparral Loop Trail
Rock formation
Descending toward rock formation
Chamise
Chamise
Junction
Junction
Lower Chaparral Trail
Lower Chaparral Trail
Unknown plant
Unknown plant
     Rocky descent
     Rocky descent
Lower Chaparral Trail
Lower Chaparral Trail
     Branched phacelia
     Branched phacelia
Hairy fringepod
Hairy fringepod amid spring flowers
View
View
Junction
Junction
     Woodland star
     Woodland star
Chaparral Loop Trail
Chaparral Loop Trail
Junction
Junction
Blooming buckbrush
Blooming buckbrush
Junction
Junction
Manhattan Canyon Trail
Manhattan Canyon Trail
View across canyon
View across canyon
Junction
Junction
     Path
     Rocky path
Black sage
Black sage
Shooting stars
Shooting stars
View across canyon
View across canyon
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
     Fremont's camas
     Fremont's camas
     Buckbrush
     Buckbrush
Junction
Junction
Black Diamond Trail
Black Diamond Trail
Sagebrush
Sagebrush
Climbing
Climbing out of chaparral
Cattle gate
Cattle gate
View to Rose Hill Cemetery
View across to Rose Hill Cemetery
Bluedicks in grassland
Bluedicks in grassland
Black Diamond Trail
Black Diamond Trail
Shooting stars
Shooting stars
Descending
Descending
     Redmaids
     Redmaids
Approaching junction
Junction
View
View
Nortonville Trail
Nortonville Trail
Descent
Descent
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Cattle gate
Cattle gate
      Owl's clover
      Owl's clover
Junction
Junction
Nortonville Trail
Nortonville Trail
Junction
Junction
     Blue oak
     New blue oak leaves
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Returning to trailhead
Returning to trailhead





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