March 13th, 2018

Stevens Creek Trail, Yuba To Sleeper

Stevens Creek Trail, Yuba To Sleeper

On Sunday D. and I took a short walk on the Stevens Creek Trail here in town, and here are some of the pics I took before I got too tired and we had to come home.

The trail detours around a section that got washed out when the creek flooded last winter.

View from Bench No. 101.

Seed pods of matilija poppies look like little abstract sculptures.

Fiddlenecks are in bloom alongside the trail.

Blue gum leaves chewed up by eucalyptus leaf beetle larvae have lacy edges.

Sleeper Park, where we rest for several minutes before turning around.

Looking back down the trail, under the ubiquitous power lines.

Cherry blossoms, blooming on gnarled trees which are remnants from the original fruit orchards that existed here prior to the rise of Silicon Valley.