I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. ~ Henry David Thoreau
This beautiful 700+ acre park has gorgeous woodland trails, gardens, spectacular waterfront views, a zoo and aquarium and a 5 mile drive making it easy to stop and explore. It’s especially gorgeous in summer, with the sun sparkling on the towering trees and the rippling water.
Walking about the Marina area, I was fortunate to see a seal pup north of Owen Beach. The seal was relaxing in the water and seemed to enjoy the attention of people walking by.
Along the Five Mile Drive, stop and check out the 450 year old Douglas fir (Mountaineers Tree) and be enchanted by the forest and the waterfront scenery. There is ample parking plus areas for picnics and numerous paths for hiking.
Savor your journeys … near and far ….
In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike. ~ Paulo Coelho
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Many thanks… it’s a beautiful place….
Beautiful Eileen, One more great one😆. Love and Hugs
So glad you enjoyed the post .. terrific that you went there with Chris and Ysabel….great memories…lots of hugs, Eileen