Nira Camp creek crossing and register.
Manzana River near Nira after rain on Thanksgiving day.
Lost Valley Camp. The perfect circle of rocks around the fire pit.
A section of trail with cribwall
The chamise is growing back after the 2007 Zaca Fire.
The Fish Creek throne.
Fish Creek Campsite. The table is an eagle scout project.
Stream crossing near Manzana Camp.
Manzana Narrows Camp has 4 campsites, each with a table.
Manzana Narrows falls and pool.
Troop 33's table at Manzana Narrows.
Hiking up the Manzana Narrows switchbacks.
Water source above the Manzana Falls.
Burned register at the Happy Hunting Ground archeological site
White Ledge Camp.
Hiking section from White Ledge to Lonnie Davis. The trail is eroded and filling in with vegetation.
South Fork Junction sign
South Fork Station front entrance.
South Fork Station south side
View of cabin from corner of fencing.
Memorial plaque to a famous local packer, Tony Alvis, killed in the La Conchita slide.
The insides of the station as we found it.
Rik cleaning the cabin.
Cleaning is done!
A clean kitchen and pantry.
RIk admires the station's ceiling flag.
One of the two cots now in the station.
View of station fire pit from station roof.
Our cooking area. The cot was a good seat and table.
Getting ready to cover a leaky section of roof.
Completed temporary roofing.
South Fork's lower campsite near the river.
Sisquoc River at South Fork.
As I was leaving, I took this parting shot of South Fork Station. Only accessible by foot and stock, it is a special place in the San Rafael Wilderness.
Lonnie Davis Camp
The Zaca Fire destroyed these tools at Lonnie Davis Camp.
The Yerba Santa is taking over the trails.
A future pine tree.
Ducks help guide hikers through sketchy trail sections.
Happy Hunting Ground Camp.
Rik clears some brush blocking the trail.
An example of gully erosion that will need trailwork to restore the tread.
Rik demonstrates his superhuman trail clearing skills.
The CCCs have restored the trail from Nira to Fish Creek. Here is an example of their gully erosion prevention.
View from trail down to Fish Creek
New coastal live oak growth.
Nice treadwork through a dry streambed.
Trail reroute. This section will be subject to erosion in big storms.
Note about a dead horse in Nira/Schoolhouse register.