I1 - Mission Creek from the Grasslands Viewing area. How long will it be before the pristine view sees evidence of human habitation?
I2 - Grasslands on the Rim. Bluebunch Wheatgrass dominate the vegetation. Invasive St John's Wort (low brown bush) is spreading.
St John's Wort beetle on St John's Wort. Both introduced.
I3 - FOMC directors on a spring walk through the Grasslands and Montane Ponderosa Pine forest along the Rim trail.
I4 - Closed Oxbow in Mission Creek. Rim trail travels along escarpment in background through Grasslands area.
I5 - Rest in the Grasslands on the Rim trail.
I6 - View walking on Greenway along top edge of Gallagher's Canyon cliff while approaching Gazebo Lookout from downstream. See cliff in photo J4. Travelling upstream, this is your first look at Layer Cake Mountain and Pinnacle Rock.