Photos from a hike on Crystal Springs Trail to Pulgas Water Temple
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Roadside parking
Roadside parking at the junction of Cañada and Edgewood Roads
Walk through the stone gates, then turn right
Walk through the stone gates, and then turn right
Trail is unmarked
Unmarked trail
Oak
Oak
Crystal Springs Trail
Crystal Springs Trail
Trail runs along the road
The trail runs along the road south of the Pulgas Water Temple
Coyote brush
Coyote brush
Oaks shade the trail
Oaks shade the trail
Poison oak
Poison oak
Grassland to the left
In spring, lots of flowers in the fields to the west
Poison oak
Poison oak
Fenced water district lands
Fence prohibits entry into water district lands
View to Fioli's roof
View from a hill, to Filoli's roof
Crystal Springs Trail
Crystal Springs Trail
Entrance to Fioli
Entrace to Filoli
Cottonwood near temple entrance
Cottonwood signifies proximity to water temple
Entrance to parking lot
Entrance to the parking lot at the water temple
     Cottonwood leaves
     Cottonwood leaves
     Path to temple
     Path to the temple
Water temple
The water temple
Pool at temple
The pool; water rushes beneath your feet on the way to the reservoirs
Coffeeberry
California coffeeberry
View of temple
The view from a hill just off Cañada Road
Yellow star thistle
Yellow star thistle
Toyon
Toyon
Honeysuckle
Honeysuckle
     Rose hips
     Wild rose hips
Madrone
Madrone
 



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