Vernal Pool
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Vernal Pool

Vernal Pool
23 bedrock mortars
Elevation 1025 ft.

Access to this site is strictly controlled. Call LARPD at (925) 373-5707 for details.

One of the vernal pools that give this site its name.

Another view of the same pool, this time with water in it.

The Brain lives in a nearby cave.

Jim and Ranger Pat Sotelo head for a rock shelter with 14 mortars in it. The little caves are cool in the summer, dry in the winter, and sheltered from prevailing winds at all times.