March 18th, 2007

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Redwood National Park's Trillium Falls

A rove along Redwood National Park's Trillium Falls Trail left me acutely aware of how much I will miss this place if, as I expect, I have to leave soon. I couldn't have asked for a finer final (?) rangerly walk on this trail. Please enjoy ...

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What Trillium Falls lacks in height, it makes up in force, running year round and gushing in early spring.

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Scarlet waxy caps fruit beneath the redwoods after cold snaps.

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My best redwood shot of the day, but certainly not my best ever ... does anybody else have good ones to share?

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You can't rightly call it Trillium Falls without a trillium in the vicinity - these blooms signal the start of spring in redwood country.
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