Water flowing in Keyhole Sink, February 2017. Landscape above the canyon walls is also visible, showing the abrupt nature of the geologic sink.

The Ancient Keyhole Sink in Arizona

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Almost 1,000 years ago, the ancient Cohonina people created Keyhole Sink in Arizona. This is the canyon in the shape of a keyhole near...
Hot Lake - A Hypersaline, Meromictic Lake in Washington

Hot Lake – A Hypersaline, Meromictic Lake in Washington

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Hypersaline, meromictic Hot Lake is located near Oroville, Washington in northern Okanogan County. Located in a small, glacially-carved basin surrounded by mafic, magnesian rocks,...

Killpecker Sand Dunes – Nature Largest Sandboxes

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The Killpecker Sand Dunes are one of nature's largest sandboxes. There are 40 miles between Rock Springs and Killpecker Sand Dunes, 140 miles southeast...
The bark of the Great Basin bristlecone pine is characteristically orange-yellow to light brown, whereas that of the Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine is typically gray-brown.

The Ancient Bristlecone Pines of the Great Basin

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At high elevations in a region of the western United States recognized as the Great Basin. Here is a species of Bristlecone Pines that...

Canyon de Chelly National Monument Chinle, Arizona

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Canyon de Chelly is located in northeastern Arizona within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation. The National Monument was established on April 1, 1931,...
The Painted Desert was named by an expedition under Francisco Vázquez de Coronado on his 1540 quest to find the Seven Cities of Cibola.

The Magical Colors of Painted Desert Arizona

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The Painted Desert Arizona is a Badlands in the Four Corners area running from near the southeast into Petrified Forest National Park and east...
Turneffe Atoll in Belize

Turneffe Atoll in Belize

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There are numerous uninhabited islands in Turneffe Atoll in Belize, which is the largest atoll in the world. The archipelago rises out of the...

Devil’s Slide – A Strange Geological Wonder

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Devil’s Slide is a Strange Geological Wonder, a massive-size limestone chute. It is located on the south side of Interstate 84 in Weber Canyon,...
Where to Spot Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

Where to Spot Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

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Where to Spot Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park - Among the most important wildlife habitats on earth, Yellowstone is considered to be one of...

Sunwapta Falls in Jasper National Park Canada

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Sunwapta Falls is a waterfall of the Sunwapta River located in Jasper National Park, Canada. Sunwapta is a Stoney word, which means “turbulent river”....
The park is covering approximately 46,000 acres located 26 km south of Overton, Nevada and 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.

Valley of Fire State Park Overton, Nevada

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Valley of Fire State Park is a public recreation and nature preservation area. The park is covering approximately 46,000 acres located 26 km south...

Devils Tower – A Scared Geological Wonder

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Devils Tower National Monument, a unique and striking geological wonder steeped, is a modern-day national park and climbers' challenge, one of the most remarkable...
Mount Kaweah – Most Recognizable Peak in Sequoia National Park in California

Mount Kaweah – Most Recognizable Peak in Sequoia National Park in...

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Mount Kaweah is a beautiful mountain located in Sequoia National Park in California. Its jagged profile makes it one of the most recognizable features...
Chaistla Butte is a 1,859 meters elevation summit located south of Monument Valley, in Navajo County of northeast Arizona.

Chaistla Butte – A 1,859 Meter Summit of Navajo County Arizona

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A 1,859-meter high summit of Navajo County in northeast Arizona, Chaistla Butte is located south of Monument Valley. A view of the site can...
Cool Facts about Owl Rock Peak in Kayenta Arizona

Cool Facts about Owl Rock Peak in Kayenta Arizona

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Cool Facts about Owl Rock Peak in Kayenta Arizona There is a 6,547-foot high sandstone summit called Owl Rock located south of Monument Valley,...
Climbing took a full day, and the next day they descended after spending the night at the top.

Agathla Peak – A Sacred Eroded Volcanic Plug

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Agathla Peak or Agathlan is a peak located south of Monument Valley, Arizona. The mountain rises more than 1500 feet above the surrounding terrain....

Grand Teton National Park – Most Remarkable Place in United States

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Grand Teton National Park is one of the most remarkable, breathtaking places in America. Inhabiting a majority of the Jackson Hole valley, the park...
Mount Morgan taken at Davis Lake

Mount Morgan in Mono County California

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In the Sherwin Range of the Sierra Nevada, Mount Morgan is the highest point on Nevahbe Ridge. Between McGee Canyon and Hilton Lakes, it...
Pingualuit Crater

Pingualuit Crater – Well-Preserved Circular Meteorite Crater

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In the far north of Quebec, a province in Canada lies an excellent natural wonder a circular lake of blue waters confined within the...
8 Tips to Help You Plan Great Camping in Clarence Fahnestock State Park

8 Tips to Help You Plan Great Camping in Clarence Fahnestock...

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Located east of Hudson Highlands, Clarence Fahnestock State Park covers the wooded hills of northern Putnam county and Dutchess county. This beautiful park has...
Crooked Bush, Crooked Trees Alticane are a grove of deformed trembling aspen trees of type Populus tremuloides Michx in Saskatchewan, Canada.

The Mysterious Crooked Bush of Saskatchewan

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The Crooked Bush of Saskatchewan, Crooked Trees, or Twisted Trees, and the Crooked Trees of Alticane are a grove of deformed trembling aspen trees...

Torngat Mountains National Park Canada

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The breathtaking wilderness of Torngait means “place of spirits." The Torngat Mountains National Park has been home to the Inuit and their predecessors for...

Hoh Rainforest – World’s Most Spectacular Temperate Rainforests

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Hoh Rainforest is one of the largest temperate rainforests in the United States. This area does not have sweeping vistas of peaks or the...

The Boardman Tree Farm, Orgeon

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The Boardman Tree Farm is situated in Morrow, county Oregon, along Interstate 84, about 5 miles west of the I-82 junction. The Boardman Tree...
There is a 500 feet tall Cinder Cone Lave Butte in central Oregon between the towns of Bend Oregon and Sunrivr Oregon.

Lava Butte – A Cinder Cone That Volcanoes Can Cause

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There is a 500 feet tall Cinder Cone Lave Butte in central Oregon between the towns of Bend Oregon and Sunriver Oregon. Lava Butte...