Photos from a September 2001 hike at Fall Creek Unit
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Start of Bennett Creek Trail
Start of Bennett Creek Trail; the trail sign is a few steps down the path
Chaparral
For a few steps, the trail passes through chaparral
Woods and an information signboard
Woods and an information signboard
Descending through woods
Descending through woods
Junction
Junction with Fall Creek Trail
Trail follows the creek
Trail follows the creek
Fallen tree
Fallen tree hovers over the trail
Damp and rocky spot
Damp and rocky spot
Fall Creek Trail
Fall Creek Trail
Junction
Junction with South Fork Trail
Fall Creek Trail
Fall Creek Trail
Ferns and thimbleberry line the trail
Ferns and thimbleberry line the trail
A simple plank provides a creek crossing
A simple plank provides a creek crossing
     Ferns cascade from the hillside
     Ferns
Creek crossing at a flat
Creek crossing at a flat
Crossing back to the east shore
Crossing back to the east shore
Junction
Junction with S-Cape Trail
First part of junction
First part of junction with Cape Horn Trail
Second part of junction
Second part of junction
Fall Creek Trail
Fall Creek Trail
Another creek crossing
Another creek crossing
Downed trees are common along and on the trail
Downed trees are common, and a few block the trail
Fall Creek
Fall Creek
Little switchback
Little switchback
Brief flat stretch
Brief flat stretch
Barrel Mill site
Old machinery at Barrel Mill site
Junction
Junction with Big Ben Trail
Climbing on Big Ben Trail
Climbing on Big Ben Trail
Huge tree stumps line the path
Huge tree stumps line the path
Tanoak leaves litter the trail
Tanoak leaves litter the trail
Junction
Junction with Truck Trail
Truck Trail
Truck Trail
Downhill
Downhill grade sharpens
Junction
Junction with Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
The slight path descends through woods
The slight path descends through woods
Sunny spot
Sunny spot
Pines and manzanita are common through this stretch
Pines and manzanita are common through this stretch
Salal
Salal
     Looking back to some steps
     Looking back
Junction
Junction with S-Cape Trail
     Tanoaks shade the trail
     Tanoaks shade the trail
     Brief ascent
     Brief ascent
Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail
Descending through mixed woodland
Descending through mixed woodland
Junction
Junction with High School Trail
High School Trail
High School Trail
Junction
Junction with Bennett Creek Trail
Bennett Creek Trail
Bennett Creek Trail
Bridge and junction
Bridge and junction
     Returning to the trailhead
     Returning to the trailhead
 




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