Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in USA - Lakes / Rivers / Waterfalls

Kayenta / Emerald Pools Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / Waterfalls, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Zion NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)100Height gain (m)4Route findingEasy
RouteThe Grotto - Kayenta Trail - Upper Emerald Pool - Lower Emerald Pool Trail - Grotto Trail
NotesIn late afternoon there are excellent views back along Zion Canyon from this short trail. The pools are also worth visiting.
View to S from Kayenta Trail, Kayenta and Emerald Pools Trails (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 5-Nov-00, B283

North Fork Virgin River and Zion Canyon from Kayenta Trail, Kayenta and Emerald Pools Trails (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 5-Nov-00, B284

Pool along Kayenta Trail, Kayenta Trail (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 5-Nov-00, B903

 
Lake Solitude / Jenny Lake Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockies, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceWyoming, Grand Teton NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)26Height gain (m)700Route findingEasy
RouteJenny Lake Lodge - Cascade Canyon - Lake Solitude - Cascade Canyon - Jenny Lake Lodge
NotesA classic Teton walk leading from the forested valleys up high into the range. The walk can be shortened a little by taking the ferry shuttle across Jenny Lake.
Small tarn in Cascade Canyon, Lake Solitude Trail (T), Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 11-Sep-03, AP618

North fork of Cascade River nr Lake Solitude, Lake Solitude Trail (T), Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 11-Sep-03, AP619

Cascade Canyon from Cascade Canyon Lookout, Teton Park Road nr Jenny Lake, Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 12-Sep-03, AP621

 
Lakeshore Trail (Colter Bay) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceWyoming, Grand Teton NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)3.5Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
NotesFollowing the shoreline of Colter Bay this short walk gives excellent views of the mighty Tetons across the bay.
Grand Teton (4197) (L), Mt Moran (3842) (M), Bivouac Peak (3299) (R) and Jackson Lake from lakeshore nr Colter Bay Visitor Centre, Lakeshore Trail (T), Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 9-Sep-03, AP616

Grand Teton (4197) (L), Mt Moran (3842) (M), Bivouac Peak (3299) (MR) and Jackson Lake from lakeshore path nr Colter Bay Visitor Centre, Lakeshore Trail (T), Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 9-Sep-03, AP617

  
Manzanita Lake Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Oct
Region/PlaceCalifornia, Lassen Volcanic NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)2Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesA short walk often rewarded by excellent reflections of Mt Lassen
Mt Lassen reflected on Manzanita Lake, Manzanita Lake (T), Lassen Volcanic NP, California, USA, 17-Oct-00, B118

   
South Rim/Clear Lake/Uncle Tom's Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceWyoming, Yellowstone NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteUncle Tom's parking area - South Rim Trail - Artist Point - Clear Lake - Lower Falls viewpoint at bottom of Uncle Tom's Trail
NotesAn excellent circuit walk giving excellent views along the colourful and suprisingly deep Yellowstone Canyon, combined with a look at the forest and meadows typical of the plateau.
Yellowstone River Canyon leading to NE from nr Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP572

Lower Falls along Yellowstone Canyon, from Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP574

Canyon slopes from east of Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP576

View east along canyon from path east of Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP578

Mudpots on trail between Lily-Pad Lake and Clear Lake, Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP580

Lower Falls from bottom of Uncle Tom's Trail, Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP581

Start of ascent from bottom of Uncle Tom's Trail, Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP582

 
The Narrows Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Zion NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)2Height gain (m)50Route findingEasy
NotesA short walk into the increasingly narrow and pretty canyon to a point where wet feet are unavoidable if you proceed further
North Fork Virgin River nr The Grotto, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B267

View back into Zion Canyon from path leading to Narrows, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B268

North Fork Virgin River leading to the Narrows, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B270

North Fork Virgin River along path leading to the Narrows, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B271

North Fork Virgin River towards Zion Canyon from Narrows path, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B272

   
Yellowstone Lost Lake Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceWyoming, Yellowstone NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)50Route findingEasy
NotesA short stroll through the meadows and forest typical of the Yellowstone Plateau
Lakeside path, Lost Lake Trail, nr Tower Junction (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP571

   
Yosemite Valley Floor Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Oct
Region/PlaceCalifornia, Yosemite NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)1-5Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesDespite the popularity of Yosemite Valley there are plenty of short strolls in the valley to quiet places to enjoy the views of the mighty mountains and rock faces.
Columbia Rock (R) and meadow in Yosemite Valley from nr Yosemite Village, Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B130

View E along Yosemite River, with Half Dome (R), Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B137

El Capitan and Yosemite Valley meadow, Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B139

Valley View Panorama (2), Sentinel Rock (Small L), Cathedral Rocks (M), Bridalveil Falls (M), Leaning Tower (R), Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B141

Half Dome and meadow from nr Yosemite Village, Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B145

North Dome (L) and Half Dome (R) from nr Curry Village, Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B147

View W from Sentinel Dome, Mt Hoffmann (L), Half Dome (R) - with Clouds Rest behind (L), Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 21-Oct-00, B149

Pink Half Dome from nr Yosemite Village, Yosemite Valley Floor (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B148