Putah Creek Tour Pleasants Valley Road to Markley Cove
0.0 On State Route 128 at Pleasants Valley Road, going west. No clouds. Some wind. Warm and gonna be hot in the Sacramento Valley. Behind the Diversion Dam Putah Creek is a lake. Here it is a bath tub. 1.7 Developed Fishing Access.
4.0 Another developed Fishing Access.
Purpose of the cylinder under hood is a puzzle. Sun through trees juxtaposes strong light with strong dark. Nikon P90 has a wide tonal range, but neither can it figure out the wherefore of the metal cylinder. 5.0 Canyon Creek Resort, with Market and Cafe and RVs and motel rooms along with basketball net and swimming pool and manicured lawn for games. Members only.
The creek runs softly. 5.2 Bridge over Putah Creek and passage into Solano County. In another www.onlinegamblinglobby.com quarter mile is the entrance to Stebbins Cold Creek Preserve run by the University. The best sort-of-wild hiking trail near Davis. Up the hill sharply and at 6.0 is Monticello Dam. Here is the spigot. Turn it on and water rushes out from the bottom of the dam and is cold. So for three miles below Putah Creek is world class trout habitat. A Bureau of Reclamation employee picks up stray trash. He doesn’t fish. He skies. On water. Wednesday he’ll be on the lake the dam makes. A short walk and there’s the Glory Hole, Putah Creek’s Really Great Attractor. Its magnetism is so strong that the Feds have put up a super strong wire fence topped with barbs to keep would be suicides out.
8.2 Markley Cove for candy and cokes and launching of boats.