Today's hike is an amble on one of the five trails at Beaver Creek Conservation Area.
[1-Banks of Beaver Creek]
Beaver Creek Conservation Area is located 13 km south of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. It is a sheltered creek and part of the microcosm of the Meewasin Valley, containing one of the few uncultivated short-grass prairie sites in Saskatchewan. There are five self-guided nature trails in this location. “Meewasin” is the Cree word for ‘beautiful’.
[4-Beaver Creek is low for June]
[5-Staircase down to ravine bottom]
[6-Dotted Blazing Star appear July to August]
[7-Bridge near visitor centre]
[11-Wavy Leafed Thistle with wild oats - click to enlarge]
[13-Parting shot of Beaver Creek - click to enlarge]
For information and an aerial view on Beaver Creek in the Meewasin Valley go here and here for programs.
Photo Credits: -Daryl Mitchell CC=nc-sa-flickr.
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