Photos from a June 2002 hike at El Corte de Madera Open Space Preserve
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Trailhead
Parking lot at Skeggs Point
Skyline Boulevard
Walking on the side of Skyline Boulevard to get to the preserve
Entrance gate
Entrance gate
Tafoni Trail
Tafoni Trail
Junction
Junction
     Foxglove
     Foxglove
El Corte de Madera Creek Trail
El Corte de Madera Creek Trail
Down in the canyon
Down in the redwood canyon
Bridge
Trail veers left here
Bridge
Bridge over El Corte de Madera Creek
     Flower
     Redwood ivy
El Corte de Madera Creek Trail
El Corte de Madera Creek Trail
Iris
Iris nestled in redwood branches
Redwoods along the trail
Redwoods along the trail
Junction
Junction with Tafoni Trail
El Corte de Madera Creek Trail
El Corte de Madera Creek Trail
Junction
Junction
Strawberry
Strawberry
     Redwoods
     Redwoods
Resolution Trail
Resolution Trail
Bare rocky stretch
Bare rocky stretch
View
View south from a stretch through chaparral
Madrones along the trail
Madrones along the trail
     Flower
     Arnica
Pitcher sage
Pitcher sage
Madrone
Madrone
Junction
Junction
Yerba Buena
Yerba buena
Fir Trail
Fir Trail
Junction
Junction
A calochortus
A calcochortus
Tafoni Trail
Tafoni Trail
Start of path to the tafoni
Start of path to the tafoni
Path
Descending through madrones
Fenced
A fence channels hikers downhill
Approaching platform
Approaching platform
     Platform and tafoni
     Platform and tafoni
Tafoni
Tafoni
Returning on Tafoni Trail
Returning on Tafoni Trial
Tafoni Trail
Tafoni Trail
Junction
Junction, again
Back at the gate
Back at the gate




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