Hiking from Sam McDonald Park to Waddell Beach via Pescadero Creek and Portola Redwoods parks

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Sam McDonal Park

Towne Rd's trailhead

Towne Rd's trailhead

Towne Rd's trailhead


Towne Rd's trailhead

Towne Rd's trailhead

Crossing Pescadero Rd

Towne fire rd


Towne fire rd

Towne Rd

Towne Rd

Towne Rd


Towne Rd

Towne Rd

Towne Rd

View of the ocean


Scenic overlook

Scenic overlook

Scenic overlook

Scenic overlook


Deer

Early morning fog

Early morning fog

Early morning fog


Early morning fog

Early morning fog

Wildflower

Wildflower


Towne Rd

Towne Rd

Towne Rd turns into Bravo Rd

Junction with Bear Ridge trail


Junction with Bear Ridge trail

Bear Ridge trail

Bear Ridge trail

Bear Ridge trail


Bear Ridge trail

Bear Ridge trail

Bear Ridge and Pomponio trail (turn left)

Pomponio trail


Mushroom

Pomponio trail

Pomponio trail

Pomponio trail


Pomponio trail

Pomponio trail

Pomponio trail

Mushroom


Mushroom

Mushroom

Mushroom

Pomponio trail


Mushroom

Where Pomponio trail hits the paved road (Camp Pomponio Rd)

Bridge over Tarwater Creek

Tarwater Creek


Tarwater Creek

Pomponio trail resumes

Pomponio trail resumes

Mushroom resumes


Pomponio trail resumes

Pomponio trail resumes

Pomponio trail

Pomponio trail


Pomponio trail

Pomponio trail


Continuing towards Old Haul Rd

Continuing towards Old Haul Rd

Continuing towards Old Haul Rd


Continuing towards Old Haul Rd

Junction with Old Haul Rd

Junction with Old Haul Rd

Junction with Old Haul Rd (turn left)


Newt

Newt

Butano Ridge Loop trail

Butano Ridge Loop trail


Butano Ridge Loop trail

Butano Ridge Loop trail

Butano Ridge Loop trail

Butano Ridge Loop trail


Butano Ridge Loop trail

Junction with the Portola Trail

Butano Ridge Loop

Butano Ridge Loop


Junction with the Basin trail (multiply by 1.6 to obtain the distances)

Top of Portola/Basin trail


Top of trail

Top of trail

Portola trail

Portola trail


Portola trail

Portola trail

Portola trail

Banana slug


Crossing the fire road (Butano Ridge Rd?)

Crossing the fire road (Butano Ridge Rd?)

China Grade Rd

China Grade Rd


China Grade Rd

China Grade Rd

The trail comes out of there

and continues there


Deer

Junction with Hollow Tree trail

Junction with Hollow Tree trail

Hollow Trail


Hollow Trail

Hollow Tree trail

Hollow tree

Hollow Tree trail


Hollow Tree trail

Mill

Mill

Mill


Junction with Middle Road

Junction with Middle Road

Junction with Middle Road

Middle Ridge Rd


Middle Ridge Rd

Middle Ridge Rd

Middle Ridge Rd

Middle Ridge Rd


Junction with Johansen Rd

Junction with Johansen Rd

Junction with Johansen Rd

Junction with Johansen Rd


Johansen Rd

Johansen Rd

Banana slug

Banana slug


Johansen Rd

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Wildflowers


Sandy Point

Sandy Point

Sandy Point


Sandy Point

Sandy Point

Sandy Point

Sandy Point


Sandy Point's train

Sandy Point's train


Canyon Rd

Canyon Rd

Canyon Rd

Canyon Rd


Canyon Rd

Canyon Rd


Canyon Rd

Canyon Rd

Anderson Landing Rd

Newt


Wildflowers

View from Anderson Landing

View from Anderson Landing

View from Anderson Landing


Anderson Landing

Anderson Landing

Anderson Landing

Anderson Landing


Anderson Landing

Anderson Landing

Anderson Landing

Chalk Mountain


Anderson Landing towards Sunset Camp

Anderson Landing towards Sunset Camp

Anderson Landing towards Sunset Camp

Anderson Landing towards Sunset Camp


Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Wildflowers


Wildflowers

Sunset Trail Camp

Sunset Trail Camp

Sunset Trail Camp


Sunset Camp's trail to Berry Falls

Sunset Camp's trail to Berry falls


Sunset Camp's trail to Berry falls

Sunset Camp's trail to Berry falls

Sunset Camp's trail to Berry falls

Sunset Camp's trail to Berry falls


Golden Creek

Golden Creek

Golden Creek

Golden Creek


Golden Creek

Golden Creek

Golden Creek

Golden Creek


Water spider

Salamander

Salamander

Salamander


Golden Creek

Banana slug

Golden Creek

Golden Cascades


Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades


Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades


Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades

Golden Cascades


Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)


Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)


Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)


Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)


Golden cascades (2009)

Golden cascades (2009)


Golden Cascades

Silver Falls

Silver Falls

Silver Falls


Silver Falls

One tall...

tall...

tall...


tall...

...tall tree

Ecosystem on a boulder

Narrow passage


Silver Falls

Silver Falls

Bottom of falls

Narrow passage


Silver Falls (2009)

Silver Falls (2009)

Silver Falls (2009)

Silver Falls (2009)


Inside a tree

Heart-shaped stone

Wildflowers

Sunset trail


Sunset trail

Sunset trail

Sunset trail

Sunset trail


Ecosystem on a rock

Mushroom

Berry Falls

Towards Waddell Beach


Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach


Towards Waddell Beac

Towards Waddell Beac

Towards Waddell Beac

Skyline to the Sea (finally a sign in kms)


Skyline To The Sea

Wildflowers

Junction with McCrary Ridge trail

Ducks


Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach


Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach


Towards Waddell Beach

Towards Waddell Beach


Wildflowers

Wildflower

Wildflower


Silly signs

Rancho del Oso

Rancho del Oso

Rancho del Oso


Rancho del Oso

Rancho del Oso

Towards the beach

Towards the beach


Towards the beach

Towards the beach

The beach

Looking back at the paved road that leads to Rancho del Oso


The parking lot on Highway 1

The parking lot on Highway 1

The parking lot on Highway 1

The parking lot on Highway 1


The parking lot across highway 1

If you get to this bridge, you went too far

If you get to this bridge, you went too far


Waddell Beach

Waddell Beach

Waddell Beach

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(Copyright 2006 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions - Termini d'uso )
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me