January 24, 2012

Halls Creek Woods State Nature Preserve

Grays Run



Limestone outcrop along Grays Run



Grays Run

Sugar Creek Metro Park

570 year-old White Oak tree (one of the Three Sisters)



Sunbathing buzzard atop the now fallen middle sister

Marietta

Downtown Marietta as seen from Lookout Point



Winter Solstice sunset on the Ohio River (view from The Point)



Mound Cemetery with the Conus Mound (Adena Culture) in the background

Zaleski State Forest

The legendary Moonville Tunnel



Hemlock tree along Raccoon Creek



Raccoon Creek (at 99 miles long this is the longest creek in Ohio and possibly the world; 100 miles long would make it a river)



Lookout Rock


Swamp of Sadness along Raccoon Creek

Taylorsville Metro Park

The Great Miami River at rest



Brassfield dolomite outcrop

January 17, 2012

Buzzards Roost Preserve

Yocatangee Gorge from the South Point Lookout



Gnarled tree on the cliffs



Paint Creek



Appalachian wilderness



Rock formation along the cliffs

Hocking Hills State Park: Cantwell Cliffs

Massive recess cave



Cardinal Flower



Black Hand sandstone narrows



Vista from the Rim Trail



Cliff-side recess cave



Light at play



Rock gap