Map and photos from todays hike around Swan Lake and Christmas Hill. Weather (except for some fog), company and lunch were all great. -- DeNNis.
|Parked cars on Rainbow St by Rainbow Park (upper center). Follow yellow brick road down and to|
the left, then counterclockwise around Swan Lake Park, then right, across McKenzie Ave and on to
Christmas Hill, and finally back to the cars.
|Entering Swan Lake Park - looking across towards Douglas St.|
|Interesting displays including some live creatures.|
|Lots of Mallards in the lake.|
|Ducks enjoying the weedy stuff floating on the water around|
the underwater spouts.
|Floating bridge across lake near the west end.|
|Various wooden bridges and walkways throughout the park.|
|Lots of leaves - and unique branch growing down over path.|
|Lovely view of the city from Christmas Hill -- if you can see through the fog.|
|ON TOP OF THE WORLD!|
|Map of Christmas Hill Summit.|
|Flowers - of some sort.|
|Rock stairways - a lot of work on|
After all, it is almost Halloween.