Photos from a May 2002 hike at Tilden Regional Park
(click on any image for a larger view)
Nimitz Gate
Start, at Nimitz Gate
Curran Trail
Curran Trail
Junction
Junction
Meadows Canyon Trail
Meadows Canyon Trail
Cardoons on the side of the trail
Cardoons of the side of the trail
Hazelnut
Hazelnut
     Bluedicks
     Bluedicks
Bellardia
Bellardia
Junction
Junction with Loop Road
Gate
Gate at the entrance to Tilden Nature Area
Loop Road
Loop Road
An open stretch
An open stretch
Junction
Junction with Wildcat Creek Trail
Wildcat Creek Trail
Wildcat Creek Trail
Jewel Lake
Jewel Lake
Junction
Junction with Wildcat Peak Trail
Junction
Junction with Jewel Lake Trail
     Wildcat Peak Trail
     Wildcat Peak Trail
     Bedstraw
     Bedstraw
Under a coast live oak
Under a coast live oak
Shortcut
Shortcut
Junction
Junction with Sylvan Trail
Wildcat Peak Trail
Wildcat Peak Trail
Hedge nettle
Hedge nettle
Bays on the side of the trail
California bays on the side of the trail
In chaparral
Into chaparral
Blue elderberry
Blue elderberry
Cutleaf geranium
Cutleaf geranium
Ascending through grassland
Ascending through grassland
Heading to the top of Wildcat Peak
Heading to the top of Wildcat Peak
Mule ear sunflowers along the trail
Mule ear sunflowers along the trail
Still climbing
Still climbing
Junction
Junction
Last push to the top
Last push to the top
At the top
At the top
Descending
Descending
     Soap plant
     Soap plant
Gopher snake
Gopher snake
Approaching Rotary Peace Grove
Approaching Rotary Peace Grove
Junction
Junction
Trail to Laurel Canyon Road
Trail to Laurel Canyon Road
Descending
Descending through grassland, coast live oaks, and eucalyptus
Junction
Junction
Laurel Canyon Road
Laurel Canyon Road
Junction
Junction
Nimitz Way
Nimitz Way
Slight ascent
Slight ascent
Nimitz Way
Returning to the trailhead
Butterfly
Butterfly
Trees obscure views
Trees obscure views near the end of the trail
Returning to Nimitz Gate
Returning to Nimitz Gate





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