This is the view upstream from the old covered bridge site. The photo was taken in June.
This is a view of Little Raccoon creek, looking downstream. This photo was taken near the original site of the State Sanatorium covered bridge.
The walnut tree in the foreground is just getting it’s leaves. The sycamore in the back has almost no leaves. This is only one of the street lights located at the Sanatorium.
This cliff is near old Route 36 and is quite shady with all of the maple trees.
This little maple tree is still growing, even after falling off the top of this cliff.
This is an eastern box turtle that was found in the woods east of Bryant Drive.
These fireflies were captured as part of a time lapse photo.
Several colors of rock are visible in this close up of a rock wall near Route 36. Part of this wall may be clay instead of rock. A new hike to this area is necessary.
This path through the woods is near Little Raccoon creek.
Different kinds of wildflowers can have very similar flowers and wildly different leaves.
This close up of horsetail plants is located near Bryant Drive. They are also know by the common names scouring rush or pioneer scrub pad. Horsetails are a prehistoric evergreen plant that can grow in standing water and is toxic to horses and other grazing animals.
The ferns have found places to grow on the surface of this cliff. On this day, the creek was easily jumped, but it can get quite deep.
These wildflowers are common in the grassy areas of the site.
These wildflowers have very similar flowers to the ones above, but different leaves.
This is all that is left of the State Sanatorium Covered bridge at it’s original site.It is concrete instead of natural stone.
There are three hawks in this photo.They are one of many types of birds that live at the site.Other large birds commonly seen are black vultures, herons and bald eagles.