Upper Rogue - Woodruff Bridge to the Bridge to Nowhere 10-12-15

Only four people on today's hike, much more managable than last week's seventeen.  We started our hike along the Upper Rogue River trail at Woodruff Bridge, passed the the Natural Bridge area, and continued another mile to the next bridge, which we named the Bridge to Nowhere (see photo). 

Fall colors were somewhat muted up to Natural Bridge, but after that the vine maples and Pacific dogwoods put on a wonderful display for us.  Temperature was just over 50o F at the start of the hike but eventually reached the low 70s.  Elevation gain was minimal, so we didn't even work up a sweat.

We crossed the Bridge to Nowhere, and Nick found a great lunch spot with a natural stone bench in front  of a vigorous waterfall, which we named Viani Falls in his honor.  All in all, a great day.

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Bridge to nowhere.jpg
Bridge to nowhere.jpg
Flow pattern.jpg
Flow pattern.jpg
Group.jpg
Group.jpg
In front of Viani Falls.jpg
In front of Viani Falls.jpg
Viani Falls.jpg
Viani Falls.jpg
Vine maple.jpg
Vine maple.jpg