Cowans Gap State Park / Buchanan SF, PA
Photos by Michael Juskelis, 2006/08/19.
Our first vista near the top of our first climb.
Our second vista as we crest the ridge
We're going up there?
Can't wait to visit this vista in October!
View of Cowans Gap Lake from its headwaters.
View of Cowans Gap Lake from Cowans Mountain.
Pastoral view west from Cowans Mountain.
Final view of the lake from the dam.
Fork-Tailed Bush Katydid (Scudderia furcata) were flying all over the place on our ridge walk.
Northern Walking Stick (Diapheromera femorata).
Fossils in sandstone. This large boulder was the home of several walking sticks (see above).
Flowers were at a premium until we reached Aughwick Creek where we found these brilliant Cardinal Flowers (Lobelia cardinalis).
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