Spring Hiking in the Tualatin Hills


Welcome to John Carr Outdoors! 

Please visit the blog and follow. The follow button can be found at the bottom of the page. 

If you are seeing this on Facebook, click the link to visit the blog to see all of the photos.

Tualatin Hills

A bleak, dreary day with concrete skies. A good time for a four-mile hike in the nearby Tualatin Hills Nature Park.

The damp, earthy smells of the rain-drenched soil were a delight to the senses. And, with its remarkably diverse habitat of wetlands, forests, ponds and streams, there is typically a small bird or squirrel to be seen.

Despite the rain, the trails were in good shape and led to many interesting viewing areas.

Walking back to the trailhead I couldn’t help but think that sunny days will return.

Camas Lily

Walkway over a boggy area

Periwinkle (?)

Spring blossoms

Dogwood

Damp leaves

House Wren

Bewick’s Wren (from a previous sunny visit)

 

Categories: Portland Area HikesTags: ,

What's your opinion?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: