Photos from a June 2000 hike at Los Trancos Open Space Preserve
(click on any image for a larger view)
Trailhead
Trailhead
Start of San Andreas Fault Trail
Start of San Andreas Fault Trail
     Overgrown path
     Overgrown path
Brodiaea
Brodiaea
Looking south
Looking south
Sag pond
Sag pond
Passing through chaparral
Passing through chaparral
Bench
Bench with view north to Mount Tam and SF
Gooseberry
Gooseberry
Fault Trail
Fault Trail
     Larkspur
     Larkspur
     Clarkia
     Clarkia
Junction
Junction with Franciscan Loop Trail
Yellow mariposa lily
Yellow mariposa lily
     Narrow portion
     Narrow portion
Brodiaea
Brodiaea
Creambush
Creambush
     Approaching the 1906 fault area
Approaching the 1906 fault area
Junction
Junction
     Fault Trail
     Fault Trail
Fault Trail
Fault Trail
Little root basin
Little root basin
     Wood rose
Wood rose with new hips forming
Hazelnut
Hazelnut
Fairy lantern
Fairy lantern
     Fault Trail
     Fault Trail
     Huge old tree
     Huge old tree
Junction
Junction
Descending through some grassland
Descending through some grassland
      Clarkia
      Clarkia
     Franciscan Loop Trail
     Franciscan Loop Trail
Baneberry
Baneberry
     Causeway
 Volunteer-built causeway
     Butterfly on blackberry shrub
Butterfly on blackberry shrub
Elderberry
Elderberry
     Poison hemlock
     Poison hemlock
     Honeysuckle
     Honeysuckle
Coffeeberry
California coffeeberry
     Junction
Junction with spur to Page Mill Trail
     Shade
     Shade
Dramatic rock reef
Trail cuts through a dramatic rock reef
     Cool woods
     Cool woods
Hazelnut
Hazelnut with a nut!
Junction
Junction
     Causeway
Causeway over damp spot
Currants
Currants
Pitcher sage
Pitcher sage
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Junction
Junction with Page Mill Trail
     Seep monkeyflower
     Seep monkeyflower
Thimbleberry
Thimbleberry
      Baneberry
      Baneberry
     Near Los Trancos Creek
 Near Los Trancos Creek
     Easy ascent
     Easy ascent
     Spotted coralroot
     Spotted coralroot
      Spotted coralroot
More spotted coralroot
     Young madrone
     Young madrone tree
Maple
Big-leaf maple
     A few Douglas fir
     A few Douglas firs
Hazelnut
Hazelnut
     Gaining back elevation
    Gaining back elevation
     Steep section
     Steep section
     Leaving the woods behind
Leaving the woods behind
Fairy lanterns
Fairy lanterns
Edging along the woods, through grassland
Edging past grass
Approaching junction
Approaching junction with Fault Trail
Returning to trailhead
Returning to trailhead
      Linathus?
I think this is largeflower linathus
     Owl's clover
Shabby looking owl's clover





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