Girls "Weekend" | Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park | Jenkinson Lake

April 4-5, 2017
Coloma & Pollock Pines, CA
Hikers: Cathy, Laura, Noreen
Distance: 2.5 miles | 9 miles
Elevation Gain: 277 ft. | 403 ft.




Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park:

 
The Argonaut - a quaint little restaurant within the park.







Bridge crossing the South Fork American River.















 

 































Wah Hop Store - a Gold Rush-era Chinese store.







































Replica of Sutter's Mill.














Native American bedrock mortar.





Seen on the side of the road - boots hanging from the posts.








Bridal Veil Falls on Hwy 50.




Jenkinson Lake:






Notice the snow-capped Sierras in the background. 














































 
No (man-made) waterfall today . . . 




Quite vocal this little birdie was. 












  There was logging going on in the park today. 











An old chimney.





Yep. The trail goes under the tree . . .  hope those branches hold up!







Trail blocked. Bummer! We had to backtrack and make our way up to the road.






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