Photos from an October 2000 hike at San Pedro Valley Park
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Start
Start on a service road to the Walnut Grove Picnic Area
Restrooms
Restrooms just before picnic area
Information kiosk
Information kiosk
Hollyleaf cherry
Hollyleaf cherry
Junction
Junction with Weiler Ranch Trail; Valley View Trail starts straight ahead
     Valley View Trail
     Valley View Trail
     Eucalyptus
     Eucalyptus
Into grassland
Into grassland
First valley views
First valley views
     Coyote brush
     Coyote brush
Poison oak
Poison oak
     Trail curves right
     Trail curves right
Leaving eucalyptus
Leaving eucalyptus behind for a while
View downhill to the valley
View downhill to the valley
Coyote brush lines the trail
Coyote brush lines the trail
Trail crosses old routing
Trail crosses old routing
Valley View Trail
Valley View Trail
Hawthorne
Hawthorne
Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster, a non-native and poisonous shrub
Small paths depart to the left
Small paths depart to the left along this stretch
Curve
Curve
     Creambush
     Creambush
     Coffeeberry
     California coffeeberry
Ceanothus
Ceanothus
Huckleberry
Huckleberry
Trail ahead is visible
Trail ahead is visible
Valley View Trail
Valley View Trail
Sagebrush
Sagebrush
     Scat
     Scat
Descending
Descending
     Toyon
     Toyon
Valley View Trail
Valley View Trail
Silktassel
Silktassel
Rocky stretch
Rocky stretch
Switchback
Switchback
Bench
Bench with a great view
     Eucalyptus
     Eucalyptus
Descending
Descending
     Currant
Currant beginning to bloom
Deer
Deer
Junction with Weiler Ranch Road Trail
Junction with Weiler Ranch Road Trail
Bobcat
Right at the edge of the picnic area, a bobcat in the middle of the field
Bobcat
Bobcat
Bobcat
Last look as the bobcat heads for cover




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