Photos from a March 2000 hike at Calero County Park
(click on any image for a larger view)

At the trailhead

Starting out

Connector to Los Cerritos

Crossing through a muddy spot

Junction with Los Cerritos and Figueroa Trails

Los Cerritos Trail

Spring flowers and oak trees

Fiddlenecks

Los Cerritos Pond

Looking back

The trail drops
Checker-blooms

Junction with Peña Trail

Los Cerritos Trail
      Johnny-jump-ups
      Johnny jump-ups

California buttercups on the side of the trail

Heading down to the stables

Los Cerritos Trail
         Mustard
         Mustard

Mustard

Squirrel

Through a gate

Nearing the reservoir

Looking back to Bailey Fellows House

Los Cerritos Trail
          Milkweed?
          Milkweed?
       Blue-eyed grass
       Blue-eyed grass

Blue-eyed grass

Near the water's edge

Reaching the edge of the reservoir

Looking back

Climbing away from the reservoir

Gooseberry

The trail reaches a flat spot

The peak spot for tiny flowers

Some tiny flowers

Looking southwest

Popcorn flowers

Winding through the oaks

View to Cherry Cove

The climb ahead is visible

Trail dips

Looking down to the reservoir

Junction with Peña Trail

Looking downhill

Uphill on Peña Trail

View, including Mount Hamilton in the distance

Near a watertank

Curving downhill
      Downhill
      Downhill

Near junction with Javelina Loop

Junction

Figueroa Trail

Johnny jump-ups

Figueroa Trail

Hiking downhill

Trail drops off downhill to a creek on the right

Approaching a meadow

Southwest

Northeast

Junction

Almost invisible Vallecito Trail
       Tiny lupine
       Tiny lupine

Vallecito Trail

Cutting through a meadow
      Valley floor
      Valley floor

Bridge

Climbing uphill

Through the grass

Looking back down into the valley

Approaching junction

Downhill on the Peña Trail

View downhill (including a golf course)

Downhill

Approaching the junction

Purple sanicle
      Returning on Los Cerritos
      Returning on Los Cerritos





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