Drive 35 miles east of I-5 from Bellingham, Washington on the Mt Baker Scenic Byway. Park at the Horseshoe Bend trail head and walk just 1/10 of a mile upriver for this view.
Sony a7R II camera, Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 lens, ND and circular polarizing filters, MeFoto tripod, rubber boots.
This is the North Fork of the Nooksack River in autumn, carrying snowmelt and rainfall from the lush western reaches of the North Cascades Mountain Range to the saltwater of the Salish Sea. This area of the river channels into a chasm and provides dramatic viewing at any time of the year.