Photos from Sobrante Ridge Regional Preserve
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Sobrante Ridge parking lot
Entrance to the parking lot at the end of Coach Drive
Paved road accesses EBMUD land
Paved road accesses EBMUD lands
Sobrante Ridge Trail
Sobrante Ridge Trail
The short climb to the ridge
Trail makes a short climb to ridge
View north from a crest
Nice views north at a crest
Trail curves around a canyon
Sobrante Ridge Trail curves around a canyon
View south
View south into the wooded canyon
Junction
Junction with Morningside Trail
Sobrante Trail turns south
Sobrante Trail turns south
View east
View east
Junction with Broken Oak Trail
Junction with Broken Oak Trail
Trail takes a quick descent and then ascends
Trail takes a quick descent, followed by a short ascent
Picnic tables and view west
Picnic tables and view west
Hummingbird on poison oak
Hummingbird perched on poison oak, with Mount Diablo in the background
Sobrante Ridge Trail
Sobrante Ridge Trail
California bay
California bay
Junction with Manzanita Trail
Junction with Manzanita Trail
Descending
Manzanita Trail drops steeply west
Unsigned junction
Unsigned junction with Heavenly Ridge Trail
Oak blossoms
Oak blossoms
Manzanita Loop junction
Junction
Manzanita in bloom
Manzanita in bloom
Near preserve border
Near preserve border
Oaks
Oaks
Indian warrior
Indian warrior
Trail reaches a crest
Manzanita Loop reaches a crest
Blossoms just past their peak
Blossoms just past their peak
      Madrone
      Madrone
      Manzanita
      Manzanita





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