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Exploring around and above Kilauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Photo Spot 46: Congaree National Park – Weston Lake

Located in South Carolina just a half-hour’s from its capital Columbia, Congaree National Park preserves the largest remaining old-growth bottomland forest in North America. The easy 2.4 mile boardwalk loop trail is an obvious choice for an introduction to the park, offering diverse perspectives, and natural environments. It begins on the bluff where the visitor […]

Photo Spot 34: Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Clingsman’s Dome

The Appalachians, largest mountain range in the Eastern US, culminates at its southern end in North Carolina and Tennessee. Those two states split Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which preserves one of the finest virgin deciduous forest in the world. The top of Clingsman’s Dome is the highest point in the Park, at 6,643 ft […]

New images and trip report: Acadia National Park – Isle au Haut

I’ve posted new images of the Isle au Haut section of Acadia National Park. How can you photograph a truly remote place with a feeling of wilderness, in Acadia National Park, one of the 10 most visited National Parks ? Visit Isle au Haut ! During my entire visit to Isle au Haut, I did […]

Photo spot 29: Isle Royale National Park – Rock Harbor to Chippewa through Greenstone Ridge

After North Cascades National Park, the second least visited of the National Parks in the continental US, we turn our attention to the least visited, Isle Royale. While at first, the visitation numbers for North Cascades may sound surprisingly low, it is easy to see why Isle Royale sees so few people. Isle Royale is […]

photo spot 27: Shenandoah National Park – Rose River Falls

Shenandoah National Park stretches along the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for 105 miles. Only one mile wide at places, at at most thirty miles wide, for many visitors, the Park is the Skyline Drive. The winding road offers uncountable numbers of scenic overlooks on both sides. However the topography is gentle rather than […]

Photo Spot 18 : Sequoia National Park – Giant Forest

Sequoia National park is named after the trees it protects, the giant sequoias, the largest trees on earth. The heart of Sequoia National Park is the Giant Forest, an area of just 3 square miles that include dozens of sequoia groves, amongst them General Sherman tree, the most massive living thing on earth. While there […]

Photo Spot 16: Olympic National Park – Quinault Rainforest

Protecting most of the Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park comprises three regions: the Olympic Mountains, Pacific coastline, and temperate rain forest. Located in an area notorious for its wet weather, situated near the coast, and near high mountains, the western forests of Olympic National Park receive receive annual precipitation of about 150 inches, making them […]

Photo spot 17: Redwood National Park – Damnation Creek Trail

Redwood National Park protects a forty mile long stretch of foggy California coastline, home to the earth’s tallest plants, the giant redwood trees. The national park is made up a patchwork of state parks. Situated in Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, the Damnation Creek Trail is unique in that it lets you experience both […]