Photos from a June 2001 hike at Sam McDonald County Park
(click on any image for a larger view)
Ranger station
Ranger station
Parking lot
Parking lot
Trailhead
Trailhead
Towne Trail
Towne Trail
Crossing Pescadero Road
Crossing Pescadero Road
Towne Trail
Towne Trail
Climbing through redwoods
Climbing through redwoods
Big Tree Trail
Big Tree Trail skirts a fallen giant
     Big Tree Trail
     Redwood forest
Junction
Junction of Big Tree Trail and Heritage Grove Trail
Banana slugs
Banana slugs
Heritage Grove Trail
Heritage Grove Trail
     Shinleaf
     Shinleaf
Mixed woodland
Mixed woodland
     Ferns
     Ferns
     Helleborine
     Helleborine
     Oddly shaped redwood
  Oddly shaped redwood
     Heritage Grove Trail
     Heritage Grove Trail
Junction
Junction
Heading to Hikers' Hut
Heading to Hikers' Hut
Heritage Grove Trail
Heritage Grove Trail
Baneberry
Baneberry
     Thimbleberry
     Thimbleberry
     Gooseberry
     Gooseberry
Climbing
Climbing
Creambush
Creambush
Entering a meadow
Entering meadow
Approaching junction
Approaching junction with Towne Trail and path to Hikers' Hut
Path to Hikers' Hut
Path to Hikers' Hut
Back into the woods
Back into the woods
     Massive Douglas fir
     Massive Douglas fir
Hikers' Hut
Hikers' Hut
Trail to viewpoint
Trail to viewpoint
View
View
Junction
Junction
View south
View south
Descending
Descending
Junction
Junction
Towne Trail
Towne Trail
Junction
Junction
Towne Trail
Towne Trail
Brief wooded stretch
Brief wooded stretch
Junction with Brook Trail Loop
Junction with Brook Trail Loop
Approaching junction and horse camp
Approaching Horse Camp and junction
Junction
Junction
     Heading back into redwoods
     Back to redwoods
Towne Trail
Towne Trail




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