Briones Regional Park | Catching the Last Blooms of Spring

May 7, 2017
Martinez, CA
Hikers: Cathy, Laura, Dawn
Distance: 4.5 miles
Elevation Gain: 900 ft.










The rains this year wreaked havoc on the fire trail!








Mickey!



Mt. Diablo in the background.













So many butterflies today!













Watching the numerous butterflies flutter around - unfortunately they don't show in the photo, except one, just below my knee.




Seriously? This isn't helping your case to gain access to single tracks in the parks.

By the way, it was World Laughter Day! 🤣



Mt. Diablo State Park | Wall Point | Pine Canyon

April 23, 2017
Alamo, CA
Hikers: Cathy, Laura, Noreen, Dawn
Distance: 6.7 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,347 ft.
































































































 Came across a couple piles of entrails. . .





. . . as well as a few mice. :(



































Notice the strip of purple flowers across the top.




Trails:
Wall Point Road, Secret Trail, Barbecue Terrace Road, Stage Road, Dusty Road