Secondly, I have never seen a barbecue area so empty.
Thirdly, look how gorgeous this park is:
The trail is very deceptive. It feels as if you are in the deep forest but there is one point where these are the two views you see by turning your head just 90 degrees.
Still, there is a point where all you see are views like this all the way around:
I was looking forward to finding the creek that was on the map. Alas, this is it:
Hubby thinks it dried out. I say it was filled in with sand. Dry creek beds usually have different sized smooth boulders and pebbles, not sand. My take is that it was filled in because us bumbling city meanderers kept falling into it.
Finally, the state park knew I was coming because they left this right in the deepest part of the trial.