Saturday, September 17, 2011

Racehorse Falls


July 27 some of our children were in town for a wedding and since my son-in-law is an avid photographer, we decided to go out for part of the day to Racehorse Falls, a short drive away and a short hike through the woods, though a bit of a scramble over old logs and boulders.  Two of my daughters, my son-in-law and myself were on the excursion.




Racehorse Falls is on Racehorse Creek along the North Fork of the Nooksack River and on the edge of the North Cascades.  The falls and creek are named after a small cave on the edge of the falls that looks exactly like the head of a horse.  The horse's head is especially visible in the first picture to the the viewers left along the edge of the falls.




After the scramble through the old logs and boulders along the creek we spent some time at the falls taking pictures, especially time exposures, and even climbed along the steep bank of the creek to the rock ledges just below the falls, one of the best vantage points.  These, then are some of the pictures we took there, including a few shots of some of my family.


For more information see the following sites:
http://www.waterfallsnorthwest.com/nws/waterfall.php?num=506
http://ronaldhanko-orchidhunter.blogspot.com/2010/09/nooksack-falls-and-racehorse-falls.html

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