Photos from a June 2002 hike at Tomales Bay State Park
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Walking down the park road to the trail
Walking down the park road to the trail
Start of Jepson Trail
Start of Jepson Trail
Jepson Trail
Jepson Trail
Oaks, ferns, and huckleberries
Coast live oaks, ferns, and huckleberry shrubs along the trail
Yerba bueba
Yerba buena
Honeysuckle
Honeysuckle
Tree fallen over the trail
Tree fallen over the trail
Dense vegetation feels like a jungle
Dense vegetation feels like a jungle
Hazelnut
Hazelnut
Huckleberry
Huckleberry
Junction
Junction with path to Pierce Point Road
Salal
Salal
Jepson Trail
Jepson Trail
Crossing a private road
Crossing a private road
Overgrown
Overgrown section
Junction
Junction with Johnstone Trail
Tanoak
Tanoak
Johnstone Trail
Johnstone Trail
Road crossing, again
Road crossing, again
Pines and tanoak
Pines and tanoak along the trail
Bench
At a bench along the trail you can sit and enjoy partially screened views of the bay
Trail begins a descent
Trail begins a descent
     Flowering shrub
     Labrador tea
Elevated walkways
Elevated walkways
Damp section near a creek
Damp section near a creek
Yellow-eyed grass
Yellow-eyed grass
Madrone along the trail
Madrone, hazelnut, toyon, and alder along the trail
Junction
Junction with path to Pebble Beach
Path to beach
Path to beach
Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach
Back on Johnstone Trail
Back on Johnstone Trail
Creambush
Creambush
Near trailhead
Trail emerges in a clearing near the restrooms and parking lot
Continuing on Johnstone Trail
Continuing on Johnstone Trail
Picnic area
Picnic area
Picnic area
Picnic area
View to the shoreline
View to the shoreline
View of the bay
Bay view
Oaks grace the trail
Oaks grace the trail
Steps down to the beach
Steps down to the beach
Heart's Desire Beach
Heart's Desire Beach
Return
Return
 




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