Photos from an August 2000 hike at Tilden Regional Park
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Heading toward Nimitz Gate
Heading toward the Nimitz Gate
EBMUD trailhead
EBMUD trailhead
Junction with Currant Trail
Junction with Curran Trail
     Currant Trail
     Curran Trail
     Snowberries
     Common snowberry
Junction with Meadows Canyon Trail
Junction with Meadows Canyon Trail
Poison oak
Poison oak
Eucalyptus
Exiting a grove of eucalyptus
Coyote brush
Coyote brush
     Buckwheat
     Buckwheat
Meadows Canyon Trail
Meadows Canyon Trail
California bay
California bay
     Coast live oak
     Coast live oak
Coffeeberry
California coffeeberry
     Honeysuckle
     Honeysuckle
Meadows Canyon Trail
Meadows Canyon Trail
Buckeye
California buckeye
Cardoon Alley
I call this stretch "Cardoon Alley"
     Cardoon
     Jewelled cardoon
Elderberry
Blue elderberry
     View uphill
     View uphill
     Back under trees
     Back under trees
     Redwood
     Redwood
Approaching junction
Approaching junction with road
Into Tilden Nature Area
Heading into Tilden Nature Area
Gate
Gate
Junction
Junction with road to New Woodland Group Camp
Broom
Broom
Junction
Junction with path to Little Farm
Junction
Junction with road to Wildcat View Group Camp
Junction
Junction with Pine Tree Trail
     Ridge visible
     Ridge is visible
Junction with Laurel Canyon Trail
Junction with Laurel Canyon Trail
     Laurel Canyon Trail
     Laurel Canyon Trail
     Junction
    Junction with fire road
     Laurel Canyon Road
    Laurel Canyon Road
     Loop Road
     Loop Road
     Eucalyptus
     Huge eucalyptus
Junction with Sylvan Trail
Junction with Sylvan Trail
     Sylvan Trail
     Sylvan Trail
Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster
Loop Road
Loop Road, approaching the junction with Jewel Lake Trail
     Jewel Lake Trail
     Jewel Lake Trail
Big rock
Rock
Junction
Junction
     Wildcat Peak Trail
     Wildcat Peak Trail
     Narrow path
     Narrow
     Monkeyflower
     Sticky monkeyflower
     Approaching junction
     Near junction
Junction
Junction
     Through eucalyptus
     Through eucalyptus
     Erosion
     Trail edge is eroded
Poison oak
Poison oak on the side of the trail
     Wild rose hips
     Rose hips
Climbing to the ridge
Ridge can be seen
     Toyon
     Toyon
Coffeeberry
Coffeeberry
Junction with hogback
Junction with hogback
Through grassland
Through the grassland
North
North
Lupine
Lupine
Trail levels out
Trail levels out
Junction
Junction with path to Wildcat Peak
Lookout on Wildcat Peak
Wildcat Peak and the lookout built by the Rotary Club
Plaque
Plaque
View south
South, toward Vollmer Peak
View northeast
Northeast, toward San Pablo Reservoir
Steep drop
A steep drop on the Wildcat Peak Trail
Rotary Peace Grove
Rotary Peace Grove
Junction
Junction
Junction
Junction
     Nimitz Way
     Nimitz Way
Looking back to Wildcat Peak
Looking back to Wildcat Peak
Junction
Junction
Sweet peas
Sweet peas
     Coast live oak
     Coast live oak
Nimitz Way
Nimitz Way
A last look back
A last look back
     Plum tree
     Plum tree
  Nimitz Way
Nimitz Way
  Through Monterey pines
Through Monterey pines
  Returning to the trailhead
Back at the trailhead
 




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