Tag: national park

Mar 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

ZION CANYON Photograph by Tom Anderson on Google+ Zion Canyon is a deep and narrow gorge in southwestern Utah, United States, carved by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Nearly the entire canyon is located within the eastern half of Zion National Park. The beginning of the canyon is usually delineated…

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Feb 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: Ash Cave at Hocking Hills

Picture of the Day: Ash Cave at Hocking Hills

ASH CAVE AT HOCKING HILLS Photograph by Bryan Olesen on Flickr In this beautiful photo by Bryan Olesen, we see the popular Ash Cave in Hocking Hills, Ohio. Located in the southernmost reaches of Hocking Hills, Ash Cave is the largest recess cave in the state of Ohio. The horseshoe-shaped cave measures…

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Feb 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Let Sleeping Lions Lie

Picture of the Day: Let Sleeping Lions Lie

LET SLEEPING LIONS LIE Photograph by Ben Matthew Wong | twistedsifter.com I took this photo in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area located just outside of Serengeti National Park. It was mid-afternoon and these five lionesses were resting under a tree, shading themselves from the hot sun above. This was only the second group…

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Feb 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Eye of the Moon

Picture of the Day: The Eye of the Moon

THE EYE OF THE MOON Photograph by Lynn Sessions | dreambreeze.com In this perfectly timed shot we see the moon through the North Window arch at Arches National Park in Utah. The park is located in Eastern Utah and is known for preserving over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. The park is 76,679…

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Jan 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Jagged Cliffs of Na Pali

Picture of the Day: Jagged Cliffs of Na Pali

THE JAGGED CLIFFS OF NA PALI Photograph via Love These Pics The Nā Pali Coast State Park encompasses 6,175 acres (2,499 ha) of land and is located in the center of the rugged 16 miles (26 km) along the northwest side of Kauaʻi, the oldest inhabited Hawaiian island. The Nā Pali coast…

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Jan 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: Inside a Fallen Giant

Picture of the Day: Inside a Fallen Giant

INSIDE A FALLEN GIANT Photograph by thecynicroute on Reddit In this awesome capture we get a real sense of the size of these Coast Redwood trees (Sequoia sempervirens). The photograph, shot by Redditor thecynicroute, was taken at the Avenue of the Giants, a scenic highway in northern California that runs through Humboldt…

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Dec 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Canyon Riders

Picture of the Day: Canyon Riders

CANYON RIDERS Photograph by Edward S. Curtis In this beautiful photograph by E.S. Curtis (1862-1952), taken in 1904, we see seven Navajo riders on horseback and a dog trekking across the Canyon de Chelly. Canyon de Chelly National Monument was established on April 1, 1931 as a unit of the National Park…

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