French Pete Creek
April 22, 1978
Eleven brave, rainy-day hikers set out at 8:00 a.m. from South Eugene
High School parking lot for French Pete Creek Campground.
We started on our eight-mile hike at 9:30 a.m. and arrived at the seventh
bridge, our luncheon stop, at approximately 12:30.
Due to the winter weather conditions the sixth and seventh bridges are no
longer in operation, and hikers must hike on the north side of the creek.
Unfortunately, this route is not as exciting as the bridge crossings.
After lunch we hurried back to our cars, for we were slowly becoming eleven
In spite of the rain, the flowers were still blooming; the birds were still
chirping; the creek was still rushing; and we had a great rainy day hike.
Congratulations to the hikers who spurred their leader forward through