Photos from a November 2001 hike at Joaquin Miller Park
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Route backtracks along Sanborn Drive
Route backtracks briefly along Sanborn Drive
Gate
Gate
Junction
Junction
Sunset Trail
Sunset Trail
Sunset Trail
Sunset Trail
Trail climbs through a small cayon
Trail climbs through a small dark canyon
     Steep stretch
     Steep stretch
Looking back to the junction
Looking back to the junction with Sunset and Sequoia Bayview Trails
Sequioa Bayview Trail
Sequoia Bayview Trail
Viewpoint
At a clearing along the trail, there are nice views of Oakland and San Francisco
View
View
Level trail
The trail keeps to a level grade
A graceful coast live oak along the trail
A graceful coast live oak along the trail
     Pines tower overhead
     Pines tower overhead
Sequoia Bayview Trail
Sequoia Bayview Trail
Approaching junction
Approaching junction with Fern Ravine Trail
Looking down Fern Ravine Trail
Looking down Fern Ravine Trail
Junction with Wild Rose Trail
Junction with Wild Rose Trail
Invasive plants line the trail
Invasive trees line the trail
Rutted trail
Deep ruts preceed the departure of Chaparral Trail
Chaparral Trail
Chaparral Trail
Serious erosion
Serious erosion has left this section steep and rocky
A more pleasant stretch of trail
A more pleasant stretch of trail
View
View
Descending
Descending
Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster, a non-native shrub with poisonous berries
Back on Sunset Trail
Back on Sunset Trail
Junction
Junction with Palos Colorados Trail
Winding through a dark ravine
Winding through a dark ravine
A bridge connects to Sinawik Trail
A bridge at the confluence of two creeks connects to Sinawik Trail
     Holly?
     Holly?
     Climbing back uphill
     Climbing back uphill
Junction
Junction with Sinawik Loop
Junction
Sunset Trail veers left here, while the path on the right leads to the meadow area
The pretty meadow
The pretty meadow
At the edge of the meadow
At the edge of the meadow, you turn right and retrace your steps to the trailhead
Returning to the trailhead
Returning to the trailhead on Sanborn Drive





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