|We spent our first night at the Point Reyes hostel, and strolled |
along the broad sandy Limantour Beach of the Pacific Ocean
the next morning.
|This bright lily, 'Naked Lady', is fairly common along many|
|We hiked the portion of the Lost Coast Trail, from the Needle |
Rock Visitor Center northward toward Jones Beach.
|A small herd of elk were grazing near this large alder.|
MATOLE BEACH, west of Petrolia
|Anemones in a small tide pool below |
|We got one of the fifty permits issued per|
day to walk the Tall Tree Trail in the
Redwoods National Park, north of Orik.
A more apt name for the trail would be
Incredibly Tall, Tall, Tall, Tall and Huge
MANILA BEACH, Arcata
|A serene sunset at Manila Beach after a Friends of the Dunes |
volunteer appreciation event.
PRAIRIE CREEK REDWOODS STATE PARK, Fern Canyon, Orik
|The trail takes you right up the shallow creek ... with clear |
water and multi-color smooth, rounded stones.
PRAIRIE CREEK REDWOODS STATE PARK, James Irvine Trail, Orik
BEACH NEAR STONE LAGOON, Orik
|The beach near Stone Lagoon/ located south of Orik, has the|
MOST AMAZING DRIFTWOOD!
JEDEDIAH SMITH STATE PARK, Crescent City
|Trudy and Linda on the seasonal bridge over the Smith River |
from the campground to Stout Grove.
|Stout Grove ... this is a temple of redwoods and fern.|