Green Sunset

The remnants of light from the setting sun illuminate the clouds and reflect beautifully on the placid water along the edge of Green River. This is near the Green River Campground inside Dinosaur National Monument. It’s a serene place to camp because of the water and the dark sky, except for when the silent night is broken…

Roaring But Placid

This tranquil looking stream is actually the headwaters for the ominously named Roaring River in Rocky Mountain National Park. This is where the water leaves Lawn Lake and make its way down to the Alluvial Falls, 2,500′ below. The hike to reach this serene location is a rather strenuous 6.25 miles one-way from the Horseshoe Park area…

Icy Brook

This is the Icy Brook Creek in Rocky Mountain National Park. I love this section of the trail that takes you up to Lake of Glass and Sky Pond. I took this photo in late June, still plenty of snow left on the path up. By now it probably has lots of snow back on…