Photos from a July 2001 hike to Arch Rock along Bear Valley Trail
(click on any image for a larger view)
Parking lot
Parking lot
Trailhead
Trailhead
Bear Valley Trail
Bear Valley Trail
View to Black Mountain
View to Black Mountain
Into the shade
Into the shade
Elk clover
Elk clover
Stinging nettle
Stinging nettle
Junction with Meadow Trail
Junction with Meadow Trail
     Tree lined trail
     Tree-lined trail
     Creambush
     Creambush
A rustic bench on the side of the trail
A rustic bench on the side of the trail

Divide Meadow
Divide Meadow, at the junction with Old Pine Trail

Hazelnut
Hazelnuts
Back in the woods
Back in the woods
Junction
Junction
Fivefinger ferns
Fivefinger ferns
     Waterfall
     Little waterfall
     Red elderberry
     Red elderberry
Along Coast Creek
Along Coast Creek
Buckeyes on the far side of the creek
Buckeyes on the far side of the creek
     Foxglove
     Foxglove
Out of the woods
Out of the woods
Junction with Coast Trail
Junction with Coast Trail
Coast Trail
Coast Trail
Junction
Junction; Coast Trail veers left, while the path to Arch Rock continues straight
Arch Rock
Arch Rock
Rock to the north
Rock to the north
View  north
View north
Seagull
Seagull
Harbor seal
Harbor seal
Looking back to the northeast
Looking back to the northeast
Chipmunk
Chipmunk
 




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