Category Archives: Western Massachusetts Waterfalls and Cascades

06.13.2019 Murphy Falls from a different angle

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

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05.13.2019 Upstream Buffam Brook

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

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05.06.2019 Bear’s Den Falls

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

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05.04.2019 A lovely cascade in Quabbin Park

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

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05.03.2019 Ha Ha Ha…yet another from Atherton Brook

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

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04.30.2019 Return to a Vernal Brook

This is a brook I have visited a number of times over the years, often finding it dry as a bone once summer rolls around. With all the rain we’ve been having, and a forecast that indicates more to come, … Continue reading

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04.28.2019 Lesson Learned

You won’t read me saying this is the last one again.  And Michael implored me to keep posting so there’s that as well (I know I am taking liberties with what he actually said). So here is one more that … Continue reading

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