Muddy Fork Cowlitz River, at Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
Looking straight down into the depths of the canyon, the glacier-fed water rushes southwards from Mount Rainier on its way to the Columbia.
Christine Falls, Mount Rainier National Park
This view of the pools and small falls is easily overlooked. Just stepping off the trail reveals a world of color more brilliant than what the larger falls provide.
Tenaya Creek, Yosemite National Park
The creek drops into Mirror Lake, with a beauty of form and light that is spectacular in springtime.