Photos from a March 2001 hike at Garin/Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Park
(click on any image for a larger view)
Parking lot
Parking lot
Path to Visitor Center
Path to Visitor Center
Visitor Center
Visitor Center
Junction
Junction
Trail
Trail
Crossover
Crossover
Trail at pond's edge
Trail at pond's edge
Junction
Junction
Buckeye
Buckeye
View to Jordan Pond
View to Jordan Pond
View southeast
View southeast
High Ridge Loop Trail
High Ridge Loop Trail
Junction
Junction
High Ridge Loop Trail
High Ridge Loop Trail
View east
View east
Gooseberry
Gooseberry
Split
Trail splits; either path is an option
Fiddlenecks
Fiddlenecks
Descent
Descent
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Sycamore
Sycamore
High Ridge Loop Trail
High Ridge Loop Trail
Trail passes an old orchard
Trial passes an old orchard
Approaching junction
Trail winds through grassland
Turkeys on the side of the trail
Turkeys on the side of the trail
High Ridge Loop Trail heads uphill
High Ridge Loop Trail turns and heads uphill
Climbing
Climbing
Bay, buckeye, and oak
California bay, buckeye, and coast live oak are the dominant trees
Fresh maple leaves
Fresh maple leaves
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Little pond
Little pond
Junction
Junction
Steep
Steep
Back in grassland
Back in grassland
Turning away from a poison oak covered hillside
Turning away from a poison oak-covered hillside
High Ridge Loop Trail
High Ridge Loop Trail
A look back
A look back
Continuing to climb
Continuing to climb
Suncups
Suncups
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
High Ridge Loop Trail
High Ridge Loop Trail, near the peak elevation
View east
View east
Straight stretch
Straight stretch
View west
View west
Descent
Descent
Buttercups
Buttercups
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
High RIdge Loop Trail
High Ridge Loop Trail
View
View west
Approaching gate
Approaching gate
View north
View north, to Garin Peak
Junction
Junction
Newt Pond Trail
Newt Pond Trail
Descending
Descending
Cow paths make the trail hard to follow
Cow paths make the trail hard to follow
Trail seems to split
Trail seems to split here
Crossing the creek
Crossing the creek
Junction
Junction
Approaching gate
Approaching gate
Junction with campground road
Junction with campground road
Old Homestread Trail
Old Homestead Trail
     Flowering fruit tree
     Flowering fruit tree
Maple
Maple
Picnic area
Picnic area
Gate at the end of the trail



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