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Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California


Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California

One of the most photographed locations in one of the most popular photographic destinations in the world, iconic Half Dome towers nearly 5,000 feet above the valley floor of Yosemite National Park.

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tennessee


Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tennessee

Located along the border of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the U.S. park system. ...

Glacier National Park, Montana


Glacier National Park, Montana

Northern Montana's expansive Glacier National Park offers over 700 miles of trails, with 760 lakes, 175 mountains and two dozen glaciers. ...

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Highlands, North Carolina


Highlands, North Carolina

Highlands, N.C., is located on a high plateau within the larger Blue Ridge Mountains, a mature range that's named for the distinctly blue haze said to be the product of trees releasing isoprene into the atmosphere.

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico


White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Located west of Alamogordo, N.M., White Sands National Monument is the world's largest gypsum dune field, a surreal high-desert landscape created by the erosion of water-soluble gypsum deposits in the nearby San Andreas Mountains over thousands of...

Lake Tahoe, California


Lake Tahoe, California

Located along the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon


Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon

Located on the Oregon Coast between Florence and Coos Bay, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is a strip of coastal dunes and forest between U.S. Highway 101 and the Pacific Ocean.

Mount Seymour Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada


Mount Seymour Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Canada, Mount Seymour Provincial Park is one of the many amazing sights found in British Columbia. ...

Letchworth State Park, New York


Letchworth State Park, New York

Commonly referred to as the Grand Canyon of the East, Letchworth State Park is located about 35 miles southwest of Rochester, New York.

Amicalola Falls State Park, Georgia


Amicalola Falls State Park, Georgia

Located just 60 miles north of Atlanta, Amicalola Falls State Park is one of Georgia's scenic jewels. Amicalola is a Cherokee Indian word for "tumbling waters," and within the park resides the Amicalola Falls, which, at 729 feet, is the...

Wind River Range, Wyoming


Wind River Range, Wyoming

Accessible only by foot or by horse, Dad's Lake is located in the Bridger Wilderness with-in Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest.

Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio


Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

Hocking Hills State Park is located in the picturesque sandstone region of Ohio about 57 miles southeast of the city of Columbus. It's an area of rock outcrops, deep recess gorges and caves, waterfalls, forest and wildflowers

Myrtle Island, South Carolina


Myrtle Island, South Carolina

A favorite and idyllic setting exemplifying the area's countless estuarial rivers, creeks and marshes, Myrtle Island is found deep in South Carolina's Low Country

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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota


Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota

Approximately halfway between Duluth and Grand Marais is Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India


Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Banaras is one of my favorite places to photograph, with its diverse and vibrant landscape and culture.

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming


Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Covering a majority of the northeastern corner of Wyoming and extending into Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone National Park is America’s first national park and, for nature photographers especially, one of its most celebrated.

Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida


Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida

Known as “the real Florida,” Florida’s State Park System celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. With more than 150 state parks, Florida is the nation’s only two-time Gold Medal winner for best park system.

El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico


El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico

Because Interstate 40 winds its way through western New Mexico, many travelers are unaware of the high-desert beauty surrounding Grants, found half-way between Albuquerque and Gallup.

Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama


Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama

Little River Canyon National Preserve is located in DeKalb County, Alabama, on Lookout Mountain, seven miles east of Fort Payne. ...

The Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada


The Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada

The Gaspé ("place where the land ends") Peninsula juts out into the Gulf of St. Lawrence at the southeastern end of the province of Québec.

The Middle Peninsula, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia


The Middle Peninsula, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia

Situated between the Rappahannock River to the north and the York River to the south, Virginia’s Middle Peninsula is a photographer’s paradise, with numerous coves, inlets and stately Victorian houses and inns.

Alice Lake, Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho


Alice Lake, Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho

Aptly named for its jagged peaks, the Sawtooth Mountain range is a photographer’s delight.

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Wyoming


John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Wyoming

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway is located in northwestern Wyoming leading to Grand Teton National Park. ...

Vembanad Kayal & Kumarakom, Kerala, India


Vembanad Kayal & Kumarakom, Kerala, India

The Kerala backwaters form a large ecosystem similar to the bayous in the Louisiana delta.

Spearfish Canyon, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota


Spearfish Canyon, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota

Spearfish Canyon in the northern Black Hills of western South Dakota is located just off of I-90 and close to the town of Spearfish. ...

Point Reyes National Seashore And Pierce Point Elk Reserve California


Point Reyes National Seashore And Pierce Point Elk Reserve California

Point Reyes National Seashore is located along northern California’s spectacular coast. Accessible via scenic U.S. Highway 1, Point Reyes is 40 miles north of San Francisco.

McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, Alaska


McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, Alaska

Located to the southwest of Anchorage and Denali National Park & Preserve on the Alaskan peninsula, the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary is home to the world’s largest gathering of brown bears each summer.

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington


Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Mount Rainier National Park is located in western Washington State about 70 miles southeast of Seattle. Established in 1899, the park includes more than 235,000 acres.

Churchill, Manitoba Canada


Churchill, Manitoba Canada

Churchill, Manitoba, the “Polar Bear Capital of the World,” is located on the southwestern shore of Canada’s Hudson Bay. ...

Acadia National Park, Maine


Acadia National Park, Maine

Bass Harbor Lighthouse is located off of Route 102A on the western side of Mount Desert Island, just outside Acadia National Park in Maine. ...

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