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Posts Tagged ‘autumn’

An Autumn Visit to Stehekin

Next to the wilderness park that is North Cascades National Park, the historic resort community of Stehekin, situated in Lake Chelan National Recreation area, offers nice amenities in a uncrowded, scenic valley with great hiking trails, some leading into the National Park proper. Arguably the most remote community in the lower 48 states, reminiscent of […]

North Cascades Alpine larch at night

The dark coniferous forests and imposing mountains of the Cascade Range do not look like an obvious place to look for fall color, but within North Cascades National Park, there are places with impressive displays if you know where to look. In 2010, I had traveled to the North Cascades in late September looking for […]

Looking for fall colors in unexpected places

During the last two weeks of September, many photographers travel to Colorado to catch the fall foliage the state is deservedly known for. They congregate mostly in places such as the San Juan Mountains or Rocky Mountains National Park. I was in Colorado too, however I was looking in other places, part of my quest […]

Mount Rainier National Park new images: fall foliage

I thought that the alpine gardens of Paradise were hard to surpass in terms of beautiful vegetation in the summer, when they are covered with an incredibly thick wildflower display. After a new visit last fall, I am no longer sure which season I prefer in the park. While the flower carpets cover lot of […]

North Cascades National Park New Images- Fall Foliage

My second goal in visiting North Cascades National Park was to photograph some fall foliage there, especially since I had photographed fall foliage in each corner of the US, except in the North West. The first source of fall foliage color I found on that trip was provided by maple trees, in particular vine maples […]

Guide to Fall Foliage Color in the National Parks

Updated Nov 22, 2014. With their tremendous diversity of environments and pristine scenery, the National Parks are a great place – although not always the best – to see and photograph fall foliage color. Here is a guide to fall color highlights in nearly each of the National Parks, which lists the best time to […]

New images: Acadia National Park in the rain

I have posted new images of Acadia National Park. As always, new images are mixed with old images. Use the button “List most recent images” on the home page to see which images are new. It had been a decade since my previous visit of Acadia in Oct 1997. Although that 1997 visit was short, […]

New images: Katahdin region, North Maine Woods

I’ve posted two sets of new images: Katahdin Region, and North Maine Woods, the final installment of images of the Maine Woods (trip report). Although there are a number of foliage images, those two series are more about the relationship of people with the land, both recreational (hunting) and commercial (logging). In a place that […]

New images: Allagash Wilderness Waterway and the Lacroix Locomotives (with directions), Maine

I’ve posted new images of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, the third installment of images of the Maine North Woods (trip report). There are not a lot of places where you can be hiking through a remote forest and suddenly stumble upon huge, rusting, but otherwise well-preserved, steam locomotives, stuck one hundred miles from the closest […]

New images: Moosehead Lake, Maine

I’ve posted new images from Moosehead Lake in Maine, the second installment of images of the Maine North Woods (trip report). Moosehead Lake, the largest in Maine, sits in a beautiful area of the Maine North Woods. The lake, bordered by low mountains and rolling hills, features an intricate lakeshore (280 miles long) and more […]