Photos from a December 2001 hike at Coal Creek Open Space Preserve
(click on any image for a larger view)
Vista point parking on Skyline Boulevard
The Vista Point on Skyline Boulevard is the trailhead for this hike
Carefully walk north on the road
You have to walk north on Skyline Boulevard to get to the preserve
Turn right at Cloud's Rest
Turn right at Cloud's Rest Road
MROSD sign
A MROSD sign
Downhill
Downhill
Mossy oaks
Mossy oaks on the side of the road
Black Mountain is visible
Monte Bello Open Space Preserve's Black Mountain is visible
MROSD gate
MROSD gate
Meadow Trail
Meadow Trail
Grassland
Emerging in grassland
Junction
Junction
Descending
Descending on Meadow Trail
View north
View north to San Francisco and Mount Tamalpais
Rutted section
Steep and rutted section
     Trail passes a power tower
     Passing power tower
Wooded stretch
Wooded stretch
Coast live oak
Coast live oak
Gate
Gate and MROSD boundary
Junction
Junction
Alpine Road
Alpine Road
     Toyon on the side of the trail
     Toyon on side of trail
Junction
Junction with Crazy Pete's Road
Crazy Pete's Road
Crazy Pete's Road
Bridge
Bridge
Waterfall
Waterfall
     Waterfall flowing east
     Water flowing east
Returning on Crazy Pete's Road
Returning on Crazy Pete's Road
Back on Alpine Road
Back on Alpine Road
Maples
Small stand of young maples
Alpine Road
Alpine Road, with a huge slide on the left
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Meadow Trail
Meadow Trail
Canyon live oak
Canyon live oak
Grassland
Ascending through grassland
Muddy
Muddy
Through the woods
Through the woods
Junction
Junction





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