The Belted Kingfisher is an excellent fisherman in lakes and streams. They also make their nests in the banks of streams. It's not often that we get to see one this close but from a bridge, we were able to snap a photo before it realized we were standing there.
Heavy rains will cause many small hillside streams along the Ghost Town Trail to erupt into waterfalls.
Monotropa uniflora, also known as the ghost plant, Indian pipe, or corpse plant is found in shaded woody areas of our parks. Unlike most plants, it is white and does not contain chlorophyll. Instead of generating energy from sunlight, it is parasitic,