Frosted Black River

PART 1:  RATTLESNAKE SPRING & PICNIC AREA

So we go see the Rattlesnake Springs Picnic Area, where huge trees bear a frosty load at their very tops:

The road from the picnic are to the spring was also nicely frosted:

This one stood out:

Just before we get to the spring, some deer wondered what I was doing:

Then comes the spring, the source of water for the Visitors Center at the Carlsbad Caverns National Park (this area is part of that park).

Note that it was still cold enough to draw water vapor from the warmer spring water.

I liked this stack of trees:

Also liked the unsuccesful attempt of the sun to shine through the fog here:

As we leave this nice place, there is a nicely frosted stack of weeds:

That is enough for one page.  Next we go to the Corronwood recreation area on the Black River.

PART 1:  RATTLESNAKE SPRING & PICNIC AREA  (YOU ARE HERE NOW)

PART 2: COTTONWOOD DAY USE AREA (NEXT)

PART 3: WALK TO THE DAM

PART 4:  WALK BACK FROM DAM

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