Photos from a September 2002 hike at Rush Ranch
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Start of South Pasture Trail
Start of South Pasture Trail
Boneyard
Rush Ranch's "boneyard" of old ranching equipment
Watertower
Trail passes a watertower
The notch
View to a notch, from which dirt was culled to repair a levee in the 40s
Willowherb
Willowherb blooming along the trail
South Pasture Trail
South Pasture Trail
Plants
Alkali heath and pickleweed along the trail
Junction
Junction with Spring Branch Trail
Bench
Bench
Path
Side path
Side path
Side path
Grinding stone
Indian grinding stone
Gate
Gate
South Pasture Trail
South Pasture Trail
Trail turns east
Trail turns east
Water tank
Water tank, cows and horses
Junction
Junction
Heading north
Heading north
Fence and junction
Fence and junction
Near Spring Branch Creek
Near Spring Branch Creek
View east from post 15
View east from post 15
Boardwalk
Boardwalk
Returning toward the ranch
Returning toward the ranch
A last view to Mount Diablo
A last view south to Mount Diablo
Back at the ranch
Back at the ranch





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