Todd McClanahan's normally green world has turned black and gray.
The blazes destroyed more than 1,500 homes and torched large swaths of the park's signature "Lost Pines" forest.
Now instead of the lush green brush under a canopy of towering green pines, McClanahan says much of the 5,900-acre park has become a charred "moonscape," in some spots for as far as the eye can see.
The exact amount of wildfire losses is still being determined. McClanahan estimates about 70 percent of the trees were lost in the park that annually draws about 160,000 visitors.