Sabino Canyon – walking the road

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This is Christmas Day but it feels and looks more like fall. Who knew the cottonwoods would still have their leaves.

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The CCC created the road with bridges that are also dams. So the road crosses the creek several times creating these wonderful, inviting pools. Today was perfect for reflecting.

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It is about a 3-mile walk down the road to this relaxing spot, behind Tram Stop #8.

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Laying on our backs, we watched the clouds skipping across the mountains.

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Henry was fascinated with the smooth rocks, how the water had worn them and was pooled in pockets.

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Small water falls today and the water level is fairly full.

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A Road Runner came out to say hello and created a nice distraction.

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Our volunteer friends said to stop by so we did for some fresh cookies. This Saguaro had all clouds pointing towards it saying LOOK AT ME!

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