Category Archives: Western Massachusetts Waterfalls and Cascades
A bit of an exaggeration, but the brooks around here are all now mostly rocks with just a slow flow of shallow water. The forecast keeps predicting heavy downpours from passing thunder storms but so far we haven’t seen it. … Continue reading
Okay, just a couple of words. This is an image from last August that I hadn’t processed until the other day. I liked the water’s movement into the frame.
I’ve always shot this waterfall from the left side or straight on but the other day decided to cross Dean Brook (it’s really pretty shallow) and try something different. I had to shorten the tripod and squat behind it in … Continue reading
Upstream and less well-known than the waterfall and cascades in the Buffam Falls Conservation Area is this smaller waterfall. I drive by it often and stop during the spring to enjoy its flow and babbling. The foreground is American False … Continue reading
I hope that this post is more popular than the last couple. Maybe folks are bored with cascades. Bear’s Den got its name from a huge bear killed in this location. There is a story also that during colonial times, … Continue reading
Although my goal this morning was to find some trees to photograph in the moderate fog in the park, I heard the sound of a brook in the woods along the side of Hanks Meadow. I wandered in and noticed … Continue reading
I gave it a couple of days, but there was one more lurking among all the others that I processed late. When hiking along the trail by Atherton Brook, this waterfall’s sound is unmistakable and heard for a great distance…actually … Continue reading