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Chesbro Reservoir Park

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This view is from the dam looking west along the shore of Chesbro Reservoir. The boat dock is on the right.


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Chesbro Reservoir boat dock with the slopes of Loma Prieta Peak in the distance

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Chesbro Dam
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Serpentinite outcrops along the road next to Chesbro Reservoir
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Serpentinite outcrops along the road next to Chesbro Reservoir.
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Manzanita is a sepentinite soil-loving plant. This serpentinite outcrop is on the north side of Chesbro Dam.
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The trail below Chesbro Dam passes through a hillside covered with manzanita.
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Outlet for Chesbro Dam
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Chesbro Dam spillway
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Chesbro Dam spillway
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Chesbro Dam
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Manzanita growing on serpentinite near Chesbro Dam
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Chesbro Reservoir and Loma Prieta Peak in the distance
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During low water, typically by the end of the summer, the upstream end of Chesbro Reservoir is an extensive mudflat with a meandering stream channel exposed.
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Chesbro Reservoir mudflats with Loma Prieta Peak in the distance.
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