Photos from a May 2002 hike at Upper Stevens Creek County Park
(click on any image for a larger view)
Start
Start of the trail, on the side of Skyline Boulevard
Bay Area Ridge Trail segment
Bay Area Ridge Trail segment
     Black oak leaves
     Black oak leaves
Ridge Trail
Mixed woods on the Ridge Trail
Junction
Junction; cars aren't usually parked here
Charcoal Road
Charcoal Road
Descending
Descending
Big leaf maple
Big leaf maple
Bush poppy
Bush poppy
Chaparral pea
Chaparral pea

Charcoal Road
Charcoal Road

 

Junction
Junction
Woods
Woods along the trail
Junction
Junction
Table Mountain Trail
Table Mountain Trail
Out of the woods
Out of the woods
Junction
Junction
Table Mountain Trail
Table Mountain Trail
Coffeeberry
California coffeeberry
Sweeping through grassland
Sweeping through grassland
Fairy lanterns
Fairy lanterns
Looping around the mountain
Looping around Table Mountain
Straight stretch
Straight stretch
Junction
Junction with path to Monte Bello Open Space Preserve
Table Mountain Trail
Table Mountain Trail
Junction
Junction
Alternate Trail
Alternate Trail
Descending along the edge of the meadow
Descending along the edge of a meadow
Through woods
Passing through woods
Descending
Descending
Creek crossing
Creek crossing
No bikes stile
No bikes stile, and reroute
Ascending
Ascending
     Madrone arch
     Madrone arch
Alternate Trail
Alternate Trail
View to Monte Bello Ridge
View to Monte Bello Ridge
In chaparral
Through chaparral
     Golden fleece
     Golden fleece
Chaparral pea
More chaparral pea
Yerba santa
Yerba santa
Rocky stretch
Rocky stretch
Junction with closed trail
Junction with closed (old?) trail
Alternate Trail
Lush section of Alternate Trail
     Nutmeg
     California nutmeg
Passing a shortcut
Passing a shortcut
Nearing the end of the trail
Nearing the end of the trail
Junction
Junction, again
Return
Return
 




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