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Waterfall and Brook at Indian Well State Park

Today was a beautiful day here in Connecticut, so I decided to drive to Indian Well State Park (located in Shelton, Connecticut) and hike up to the waterfall on Indian Hole Brook. It’s a very short walk up to the waterfall and the trail follows the brook. When I made it to the waterfall, I was […]

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More Photos from Kent Falls State Park

Below are more photos from Kent Falls State Park.  The second photo was taken by the stream below the fall – you can see Kent Falls in the distance. These photos were taken with a Canon T1i and a Tokina 12-24mm lens. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Connecticut, Kent, Photos, State Park, Stream, Waterfall

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Mohawk Moutain Overlook

Autumn Photos from Mohawk Mountain in Mohawk State Forest

Mohawk State Forest is located in Cornwall and Goshen, Connecticut and has a great view from the peak of Mohawk Mountain.  In the Autumn of 2010, I visited the forest and drove to the top of Mohawk Mountain and took the two photos below.  The leaf color was a little past peak, but there was still quite […]

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Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

More Photos from Steep Rock Reservation

Here are more photos from Steep Rock Reservation near Washington Depot, Connecticut.  The first photo is a view of the Shepaug River.  The second photo shows the suspension bridge that crosses the Shepaug River on one of the trails. If you visit Steep Rock Reservation, make sure you cross the suspension bridge;  although it’s definitely […]

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Eisenhower Historic Site in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Eisenhower National Historic Site In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

In May of 2010, I visited the Eisenhower National Historic Site located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Below are two of the photos I took at the site.  I know these are not particularly nature oriented (especially the one of the tractor), but decided to include them here anyway. I really enjoyed my trip to Eisenhower National […]

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Stream in Webb Mountain Park during winter

Close-up Photos of a stream in Webb Mountain Park

I took these two photos this winter in Webb Mountain Park located in Monroe, Connecticut.  I used my Canon T1i and a Tokina 16.5-135mm lens (one of my favorite lens).  Also used a tripod, remote release, and mirror lock-up. More photos of Webb Mountain Park will be going up soon.  In the spring and summer, […]

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Cunningham Falls in Thurmont, Maryland

Waterfalls at Cunningham Falls State Park

Here are a couple of photos of Cunningham Falls located in Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont, Maryland in the Catoctin Mountains.  There is a very nice boardwalk leading right to the falls after a short, but very scenic walk from the parking area.  The falls has about a 78 foot fall and is the largest […]

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Burnside's Bridge at Antietam National Battleground

Photos of Antietam National Battlefield

Last May, I visited Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Although not quite as awe inspiring as Gettysburg, it impacted me in a very similar way, especially when visiting spots such as Burnside’s Bridge and the Sunken Road, or “Bloody Lane”.  If you visit Maryland and have any interest in Civil War History, Antietam National Battlefield […]

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