Photos from a May 2001 hike at Rush Creek Open Space Preserve
(click on any image for a larger view)
Trailhead
Trailhead
Pinheiro Fire Road
Pinheiro Fire Road
Snowberry
Snowberry
Wild rose
Wild rose
Buckeye
Buckeye
Lizard
Lizard proclaims himself king of the dung heap
Along the marsh
Along the marsh
Clarkia
Clarkia
     Flowers
     White flowers
Leaving the shade behind
Leaving the shade behind
A valley oak
Past a valley oak
Oaks sprawl on the hillside
Oaks sprawl across the hillside, but the trail stays near the marsh
About to enter the woods
About to enter the woods
Under California bays
Under California bays
Junction
Junction
Back in grassland
Back in grassland
Across the marsh
Across the marsh
Fiddlenecks
Fiddlenecks
Junction
Junction
Bridge
Bridge
View
View from the edge of the marsh
Rush Creek Fire Road
Rush Creek Fire Road
Buckeye
Buckeye
Rush Creek Fire Road
Rush Creek Fire Road
Blue oak
Blue oak
Manzanita
Manzanita
View to Mount Burdell
View to Mount Burdell
Split
Split
Sagebrush
Sagebrush
Junction
Junction
Junction
Junction
Trail
Trail
Split
Split
View west
View west
     Pickleweed
     Pickleweed
View back across the marsh
View back across the marsh
Wild radish lines the trail
Wild radish lines the trail
Rerouted junction
Rerouted junction
On the return, a look back
On the return, a look back
Returning to the trailhead
Returning to the trailhead
 




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