October at Eagle Lake
Although we have yet to have a frost here on the island, the days are definitely getting cooler. Yesterday morning was chilly and the wind was blowing, but I was determined to get out for a good, long hike.
I was hoping to find some nice shots of changing leaves to photograph. Although you can hike a carriage road loop, my plan involved a couple of detours so my hiking distance was going to be around 7 miles (roughly 11km). That’s pushing my limits for one hike, but it was a beautiful day and I had plenty of water, energy bars, and time.
On my detour over to Bubble Pond I passed this lovely little marsh area.
When I got to Bubble Pond, I found that the angle and brightness of the sun were not favorable, so I settled for playing up the dramatic clouds and mountains that surround Bubble Pond in black and white.
For my return trip around the south and west shore of Eagle Lake, I took the Lake Shore path, which while beautiful is a trail fraught with obstacles of rocks and tree roots. See if you can spot the blue blaze trail signal in the picture below.