We haven't had much snow or other precipitation to speak of since the Big Snow, but there was a lot of ice left behind. We saw a lot of ice ledges was still frozen onto rocks where the water level used to be a couple of weeks ago, but it has been dry and now the water level has fallen. Didn't see many 4-legged critters other than dogs, but we heard lots of chickadees and woodpeckers. Today was the first warm afternoon in a while and the air smelled like spring.
Even though the rocky parts remind me of the U.P., this place still looks like an alien landscape to me sometimes. I walk along the trail and can't stop saying "Wow..."