Late Spring, West Virginia

These images reflect two quick late spring trips to West Virginia, one to the New River Gorge area (my first journey there) and one to old favorite Canaan Valley.  While I was a bit early for the laurel blooms up at Dolly Sods, and the skies were not all that cooperative in either location, both trips were thoroughly enjoyable.  I discovered some new places to explore, got reacquainted with some familiar locations, and look forward to returning soon.

Wide angle view of Mash Fork Falls in West Virginia's Camp Creek State Park.  Long  exposure showing silky water flowing over rocks.
Wide angle, low perspective photograph of West Virginia's  Mill Creek showing water flowing toward viewer in long exposure with spring green foliage in background
West Virginia's Mill Creek with small waterfall and rocks
West Virginia's Mill Creek showing rocks and flowing water
Nature trail leading into picturesque open woodland in West Virginia with wildflowers, warm light and fog in background.
View of mountains and fog at sunrise at Grand View in West Virginia's New River National park
View of West Virginia Mountain Valley with Rocks and mountain laurel in foreground from Table Rock in the Monongahela National Forest.
Sunrise at West Virginia's Dolly Sods with Rocks and sun star.
West Virginia's Table Rock in Monongahela National Forrest showing rock formation and blooming mountain laurel with scenic viwe in background.
Wide angle landscape photograph of Table Rock in West Virginia's Canaan Valley showing rock formation and scenic view of mountains
Scenic West Virginia photograph showing view from Table Rock with rock formation in foreground and mountain viwe in background.
Glade Creek Grist Mill with water flowing over wheel in West Virginia's Babcock Creek State Park with river in foreground
Amish women looking at water flowing over water wheel at Glade Creek Gristmill in West Virginia Sate Park
West Virginia waterfall, New River Gorge area
Brush Creek Falls in West Virginia
Close-up of Common Yellowthroat on pine tree in Dolly Sods Wilderness in West Virginia
Mountain Laurel and ferns in West Virginia's Canaan Valley
View of West Virginia's New River Gorge Bridge from below in fog in color
View of West Virginia's New River Gorge Bridge from below in fog in black and white
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