Archive for the ‘Mountain Scenery’ Category
The low side of Henderson Mountain facing north, is in view in this photo and also its reflection. If you look closely, you may be able to see the highway winding up the side of the mountain. Henderson Mountain is about 10 miles long and has several points. Photo taken from Parthenon, Arkansas:
Posted in Mountain Scenery, mountains, The River, Weather, tagged along the, Arkansas, Boston Mountains, buffalo, Fall colors, little buffalo, parthenon, peak past on October 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
Had a thunderstorm at 4 AM (1/3 inch of rain) but the lightning knocked out my power until 7 AM. The colors are quite pretty up north near the Missouri border, and down south in the Ouachita range but this sandstone on the Buffalo and Little Buffalo Boston Mountain peaks just does not make as stunning colors; as further north and south many years. We had a very wet summer and no hard freezes yet; but close. Many trees are still green but look to be turning brown and dry. I am not expecting much more color this year (just Maples) – HERE. Instead today I drove to some River access points and took a few reflections photos there (all 3 shot HDRs):
Posted in Mountain Scenery, mountains, The River, Towns, tagged Arkansas, Fall colors, little buffalo, murray, parthenon, shiloh mountain. Little Buffalo Roiver, Shiloh Mtn on October 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Mountain Scenery, mountains, Shrubs and Trees, tagged Arkansas, autumn color change, autumn leaves, Boston Mountains, Little Buffalo River, maples and sweet gums on October 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
A few photos from 10/24/2014. The first bluff lines are commonly 1,000 feet above the valleys below and it is a bit cooler up there, this is where the maples of Arkansas are common and are now beginning their autumn color change; a few of the photos below are sweet gums along the Little Buffalo River. Peak should be next week.
Highly Saturated due the cloudy skies and late hour colors have advanced a good deal in 3 days; the Buffalo River below Bee Bluff, Roark Bluff with with tall sweet gums in front, the drive to Steel Creek: