Category Archives: hiking

Herring Cove to Beaver Lake Loop

Late Summer at Herring Cove Trailhead I had heard a report of a hen goldeneye with young on Beaver Lake almost two weeks ago, and with my parents’ visit it had slipped my mind. I still wanted to go up … Continue reading

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Harbor Mountain Berry Picking

Normally, when my parents’ early August visit is too early for the blueberries to be ripe on Harbor Mountain. However, with this year’s minimal snow pack and early melt, I thought there was a chance some would be ripe, and … Continue reading

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Thimbleberry Lake

Connor has been wanting to get over to Heart Lake to go fishing for trout with his grandpa. The first time they tried (without me), they all turned back after seeing a sign indicating a sow with a cub had … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley

Today I helped out with a visiting class that was going for a walk up Indian River trail. They were from University of San Francisco (if I remember correctly) and doing a course in cooperation with the Sitka Sound Science … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley

After a brief walk around the park this morning, I went with Connor, Rowan, and my dad up Indian River for a while. It started out clear and sunny this morning, but by the time we were coming back, the … Continue reading

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Indian River ibuttons

It was time to change the ibuttons up Indian River, so that was today’s outing. It was a pleasant day for a walk, but only a couple of things caught my eye – scum collecting against a log, and some … Continue reading

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