My route is shown in blue. I started and ended at the upper left of the image. The red track along the bottom is part of last fall's hike along the Northside Trail and Buttermilk Springs Trail. (photos here). Maymont is fairly hilly, as seen by this elevation profile. The elevation range here is about 120 feet.
A lot of Maymont is open ground.
There are lots of beautiful flowers in the gardens here:
This nanny goat lives at the childrens petting zoo here.
I rarely get to see this gray fox, but he or she was out an alert today.
This great horned owl was somehow injured and cannot live in the wild.
The black bears here are very popular and have a huge enclosure. This point is meters from the Northside Trail shown in the map above.
There is a beautiful Japanese Garden here, with lots of streams and ponds,
some of which contain large coy:
One of the stately buildings on the property:
This hollow tree was large enough for me to comfortably lie down in, had I so chosen: