This lake is just down the hill from where we live, and is part of our local park. It's a great place and we can walk to it in just a few minutes.
For those of you who are familiar with my granddaughter Tay, this is her younger brother. He's a bit older and bigger than this now. Either way, he is still a maniac.
It's a great place for fishing and hiking.
A common site just about everywhere this time of year.
Just a few of the Canadian Geese that spend winter and spring here. Some have even stopping migrating and seem to live here full time now. I'm pretty sure that most of these guys are gone though.
I'm not a bird expert, and don't usually post photos of them, but what the heck. They are pretty cute.
Boat rentals and one lonely goose.
Great Tailed, or Mexican Grackle. These are very common around these parts and are very much characters. They are also very smart, and will even hold a conversation with you (in their language).
Thanks to our amazing rain this year, the water level is almost to the top of this picnic table right now (if it was still sitting there). It even spilled a lot of water over the dam at the other end. The drought is over!
Sulphur Creek fills the lake
Not much of a photo, but I liked the reflections
No joke! People occasionally find them in their yards and gardens.
Time to go...
More to come relating to this place. There was once an Acjachemen/Juaneno Indian village here. Unfortunately, very little of their presence still remains today.