Distance: Approx 12 miles
Route: Paddle up Gunnison Creek and back.
Average Speed: 2.3 mph.
Weather: Sunny, 52-58 degrees, rising tide, winds out of the south 5-10 mph with occasional gusts.
|1) Small butterworts were abundant along the upper creek banks.|
|2) Closeup of one of the Butterwort flowers.|
|3) Parrot pitcher plants.|
|5) A jet contrail that started getting bubbles on the lower side.|
|6) A turtle soaking up the sun next to a Golden Club plant.|
|7) A property owner’s method of controlling bank erosion.|
|8) A red maple next to the paddle wheel boat.|
|9) It is Mardi Gras weekend. Could this be nature’s devilish party mask? Back away from the photo and use your imagination.|
|10) Another sunset on Gunnison Creek. I plan on kayaking Gunnison Creek every few weeks this spring and fall because it is a clean creek with a pretty diverse plant community.|