The sun finally peeked through some rolling clouds today. So Zephyr & I zoomed to the river. I got three shots in before my camera died (of course). Still, it’s a beautiful day. My favorite weather: big clouds, chilly with sun.
This area (below) is dry in the summer. It’s a high offshoot of the American River that only fills with big rains. Usually, the beach is beyond that back wall of trees.
The edge of this small grassy island is a small cliff that drops down to a popular beach. Normally the water is about 15, maybe 20 feet, lower.
Below, our trail is underwater and gets worse past Zephyr as we walked. This is a very high point on a sand doon, just to the right of this photo. The levee is another 80-100 feet to the left. It hasn’t been that high since 1998. We are expecting more rain this week.
Still, I think it’s all good. We need the water. Upstream, downstream & everywhere in between.