Waterfalls

Prospect Travel Blog

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These were along the roadway in upper California and southern Oregon. Only in undeveloped areas.

A much better nights sleep with our room being so far back at the back of the complex and little traffic driving by.  And we were tired too, so that made it easier.

 

But we were still up pretty early.  We had set the alarm for 7 a.m., but at least we are of the type that our minds know that the alarm is going to go off at seven, so it wakes us up a few minutes before that.  That’s us!  Good thing too, cause when seven did come, the alarm didn’t go off. 

 

Well, we were showered, dressed, repacked and down to breakfast at 8 a.m.  Not much more than the continental breakfast.  I had a hard boiled egg, a banana, and a sweet roll to go with my coffee and OJ.  It was crowded and people kept coming in so we jumped out early and nibbled our food going back to the car. 

 

We were on the road north again today and one of the first things we saw was something we had seen along the highway for the past hundred miles.

We finally got a chance to stop and get a picture.
  This time we had a good chance to stop and get a picture of them.  Pretty pinkish purple flowers with bright color. 

 

Our first real stop of the day was for Mill Creek Falls and Barr Creek Falls near the town of Prospect.  We got into the parking lot that had been described in our research and started down the trail.  It was much further and steeper than we expected, and somehow we managed to get off on a fork in the trail that we didn’t expect and ended up a long way off track and well up river from the falls.  You could tell that there had been signs at one time but only the posts were left, no signs.  Our instructions had said there was a fork in the trail and one falls was to the left and one was to the right.  But after going at least a half mile it ended up at an area of nearly no water and no falls.  We managed to get back to the fork and took the other trail, which eventually lead down to Mill Creek Falls.  This falls is listed as 173 feet tall and 25 feet wide.  Not bad for our first real waterfall of the trip. We never did get to see Barr Creek Falls.  Just getting back up to the car was a real effort.

 

pinchora says:
Oh I love water falls...this seems like an awesome Trip!!! =)
Posted on: Aug 02, 2007
mellemel8 says:
love waterfalls :)
Posted on: Aug 02, 2007
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