Category Archives: Western Massachusetts Waterfalls and Cascades

01.09.2022 Silent Sunday-Murphy Falls

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11.26.2021 Falls Friday

Rainy day here in Western Massachusetts.  And I’m still in a Tryptophan stupor from yesterday’s gorge. Been napping with Bentley much of the day after our usual 2 a.m. nature call for the both of us. After our day of … Continue reading

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11.05.2021 Flashback Friday-Murphy Falls in Autumn

After yesterday’s post from Dean Brook and reference to Murphy Falls, I thought I’d share this old image from 2015.  Similar has appeared in portrait format back then but this is the first appearance in landscape. And of course countless … Continue reading

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11.04.2021 Roadside Brook and Star

After spending some time enjoying the rising sun and foliage in North Quabbin, I drove through Shutesbury and down Sand Hill Road.  Dean Brook runs alongside and, as you’ve seen before, over a little waterfall that I call Murphy Falls. … Continue reading

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06/02/2021 Rainy Day Cascade

This brook only flows after a rainy day, or heavy snow melt, so I was lucky to be in Quabbin Park on a gentle rainy day while it was running strong. And, of course, a little natural saturation aids the … Continue reading

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05/30/2021 Silent Sunday-Amethyst Brook Waterfall and Cascades

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05.01.2021 An erect Trillium erectum

Quite often these Red Trillium flowers are more drooping than upright which can make shooting them a challenge. In this case the flower was fairly perpendicular to the earth which still required lying on the ground with the tripod legs … Continue reading

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03.15.2021 Textured Cascade

There is a very large rock at the edge of the Wahconah Falls Brook downstream from the waterfall. I enjoy how it deflects the streaming flow and reflects the light off the water as well.

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03.15.2021 Silent Sunday-Hop Brook

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03.13.2021 Hop Brook

Another from this location.  I haven’t posted one from here in a while but it is a favorite to visit. Once a part of the M-M  Trail (from Metacomet, CT to Monadnock, NH mountains) and now part of the New … Continue reading

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