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Lake Scenes - between Pleasant Lake and Bonnifield Lake

Let's check the map at Pleasant Lake.
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The Loop Trail crosses the Pleasant Lake spillway.
The Loop Trail crosses the spillway at Pleasant Lake.

The Pleasant Lake parking lot and the gazebo in the background.
The Pleasant Lake parking lot and the gazebo in the background.

A popular fishing spot.
A popular fishing spot.

Looking at the spillway from the woodsy part of the trail.
Looking at the spillway from the woodsy part of the trail.

The spillway outlet.
The spillway outlet.

Pleasant Lake is a retired Fairfield water supply reservoir.
Pleasant Lake is a retired Fairfield water supply reservoir.

Entering the woodsy section.
Entering the woodsy section.

What are these?  (They will deteriorate with time)
What are these?

The Star Bales are part of an art project.  The telephone pole is not part of the project.
The Star Bales are part of an art project. The telephone pole is not part of the project.

Jacqueline needs a rest as we approach Bonnifield Lake.
Jacqueline needs a rest as we approach Bonnifield Lake.

Bonnifield Lake is another retired Fairfield water supply reservoir, now used for recreation.
Bonnifield Lake is another retired Fairfield water supply reservoir, now used for recreation.

A grassy path goes around the lake.
A grassy path goes around the lake.

Time to turn around and go back.
Time to turn around and go back.

The "S" curves were designed to limit the steepness of the trail.
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A walking-only path branches off from the pine-woods section.
A walking-only path branches off from the pine-woods section.

Resting on the bench in the pine forest on the Loop Trail, near the entrance to the West Walking Trail.
Resting on the bench in the pine forest on the Loop Trail, near the entrance to the West Walking Trail.

A walker is returning to the Loop Trail.
A walker is returning to the Loop Trail.

Back to Pleasant Lake.
Back to Pleasant Lake.

Heading towards the parking lot and gazebo.
Heading towards the parking lot and gazebo.

The Pleasant Lake gazebo came from MUM.
The Pleasant Lake gazebo came from MUM.

Photos by Jeff Fitz-Randolph, June, 2010.

Page updated 02/27/12 and 06/30/15, reformatted 05-20-16.
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