The following scenes were snapped from the bike and footbridge across the American river at about Mile 13 of the American River Parkway. The bridge connects William Pond Recreation Area in Carmichael to River Bend Park near Rancho Cordova.
Sacramento was enjoying a spectacular late November day, with temperatures in the upper 60s. The river looked placid. A lone fisherman was trying his luck, although this part of the river is supposed to be off-limits for fishing due to the Salmon spawn. The last picture is of a finned one, working to accomplish an important step in the circle of life.