Chesbro Reservoir Park

(San Francisco Bay Region 3D image tour)

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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.



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

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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Chesbro Reservoir

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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