Caswell, Memorial State Park, Campsite

Entry was marked by a plaque embedded in stone
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Entry was marked by a plaque embedded in stone


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 093002 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #093002_4867BCX
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The group campground had space for many tents
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The group campground had space for many tents


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 07:36:21 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #073621_5007BCX
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Their dog waited just outside their pup tent
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Their dog waited just outside their pup tent


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 19:51:58 Friday 29 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #195158_4838BCX
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The group campsite had private restrooms with showers
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The group campsite had private restrooms with showers


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 20:02:44 Friday 29 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #200244_4844BCX
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As night settled the forest became more threatening
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As night settled the forest became more threatening


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 20:08:14 Friday 29 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #200814_4847BCX
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Trash containers were ready for nightly varmint attacks
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Trash containers were ready for nightly varmint attacks


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 20:11:56 Friday 29 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #201156_4848BCX
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One bicycle was parked just shy of dawn
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One bicycle was parked just shy of dawn


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 06:35:00 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #063500_4850BCX
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Dog walking was subject to campground rules
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Dog walking was subject to campground rules


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 06:37:02 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #063702_4852BCX
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Even in daylight, some trails were ominous
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Even in daylight, some trails were ominous


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 06:38:04 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #063804_4853BCX
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Deadfall marked the trail's end
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Deadfall marked the trail's end


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 06:40:36 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #064036_4855BCX
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The Stanislaus River as it appeared at dawn
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The Stanislaus River as it appeared at dawn


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 06:41:26 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #064126_4857BCX
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Beware awakening the faucet mummy
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Beware awakening the faucet mummy


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 06:58:22 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #065822_4859BCX
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The park was populated with towering oaks
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The park was populated with towering oaks


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 06:59:34 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #065934_4861BCX
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The path's edge appeared thickly wooded
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The path's edge appeared thickly wooded


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:28:30 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #092830_4865BCX
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The road to the hiking trail was paved
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The road to the hiking trail was paved


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:30:30 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #093030_4869BCX
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Trail side sights could be confusing at times
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Trail side sights could be confusing at times


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:33:08 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #093308_4872BCX
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The trails themselves were clearly marked
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The trails themselves were clearly marked


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:41:40 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #094140_4882BCX
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Arlene, Dennis, Terry, and Denver walked the trail
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Arlene, Dennis, Terry, and Denver walked the trail


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:42:00 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #094200_4883BCX
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One was warned to beware the presence of poison oak
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One was warned to beware the presence of poison oak


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:45:06 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #094506_4888BCX
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Terry and Denver walked into a patch of sunlight
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Terry and Denver walked into a patch of sunlight


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:48:18 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #094818_4889BCX
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A sign explained the trail's cluttered look
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A sign explained the trail's cluttered look


It enabled rodents and rabbits to cross safely in daylight   •  Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:49:02 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #094902_4892BCX
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A flower peeked out from under a leaf
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A flower peeked out from under a leaf


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 09:52:30 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #095230_4895BCX
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Flotsam was trapped by the river's current
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Flotsam was trapped by the river's current


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 10:01:58 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #100158_4898BCX
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A truck lumbered down the forest trail
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A truck lumbered down the forest trail


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 10:42:18 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #104218_4911BCX
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The truck was hauling trail-cleared rubbish
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The truck was hauling trail-cleared rubbish


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 10:42:48 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #104248_4913BCX
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Dennis examined a homemade motorcycle trailer
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Dennis examined a homemade motorcycle trailer


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 13:35:02 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #133532_4636BCX
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The campground's beach had rules posted
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The campground's beach had rules posted


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 13:37:42 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #133742_4938BCX
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The day was warm but the water a bit cool
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The day was warm but the water a bit cool


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 13:39:38 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #133938_4939BCX
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One family threw a picnic on the beach
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One family threw a picnic on the beach


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 13:41:08 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #134108_4941BCX
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A fine day to float down the Stanislaus River
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A fine day to float down the Stanislaus River


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:04:14 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #140414_4961BCX
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Terry spotted a family of California Quails
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Terry spotted a family of California Quails


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:12:00 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #161200_4966BCX
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The quails pecked for food around a chair
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The quails pecked for food around a chair


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:32:10 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #163210_4970BCX
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The young quails were tiny indeed
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The young quails were tiny indeed


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:35:44 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #163544_4980BCX
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Jesse arrived late and just for the evening
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Jesse arrived late and just for the evening


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 17:22:04 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #172204_4987BCX
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Earl prepared carrots for dinner
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Earl prepared carrots for dinner


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:15:42 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #181542_4991BCX
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Every sort of meat was prepared that night
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Every sort of meat was prepared that night


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:46:42 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #184642_4993BCX
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At $US 6 per wood bundle, the campfire was modest
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At $US 6 per wood bundle, the campfire was modest


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 20:12:54 Saturday 30 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #201254_5001BCX
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Morning cottonwood fibers were caught in river grass
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Morning cottonwood fibers were caught in river grass


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 07:44:22 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #074422_5010BCX
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A squirrel noticed a camper down below
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A squirrel noticed a camper down below


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 08:43:00 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #084300_5015BCX
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Trees rose majestically into the morning sunlight
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Trees rose majestically into the morning sunlight


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 08:45:42 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #084542_5022BCX
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An odd trail led into the dark woods
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An odd trail led into the dark woods


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 08:47:04 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #084704_5024BCX
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A van was parked near a handy garbage can
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A van was parked near a handy garbage can


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 08:48:10 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #084810_5025BCX
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Lazy rafts drifted by on the Stanislaus River
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Lazy rafts drifted by on the Stanislaus River


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 12:14:48 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #121448_5029BCX
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The camp was struck Sunday afternoon
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The camp was struck Sunday afternoon


Caswell Memorial State Park   •  South Austin Road, Ripon, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 16 June 2009)   •  (Photo taken 12:17:58 Sunday 31 May 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #121758_5035BCX
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