Fields of Spring 2: Mists of Lupine

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In the largest inland section of Redwood National Park, we find Bald Hills Road, which traverses a series of “bald” hills dotted with trees. This spring several fields of lupine sprouted across several sections of the Bald Hills northwest of Schoolhouse Peak, with the fields sprouting predominantly north of the Bald Hills Road, and with clumps of lupine sprouting on the south side of the road in Childs Hill Prairie:

Here’s a shot looking down Bald Hills Road toward the northwest:

In the morning, the neighborhills, particularly those that make up the ridge on the other side of Redwood Creek, were visited by fog banks and clumps of mist, which made attractive backdrops for the lupine: