This beautiful green river is a major attraction in Ouray Colorado. Unfortunately, that beautiful green is from mining waste.
I have spent a lot of time in southern Arizona. The Superstition Mountains have intrigued me. This plant is Teddy Bear Cholla.
This scene is on the road between Flagstaff Arizona and Sedona. The road follows Oak Creek it's a nice break from the busy interstate. Sedona of course is one of the most scenic places in America.
The west is filled with beautiful places with the area near Moab Utah being among the best.
Some rocks look like people or animals if the light is in the right position, and you use your imagination. This one looks like an owl or a grumpy gnome. You choose!
This Rock formation is near Pulpit Rock very near the Heller Center for the Arts. It is painted on a wood panel with acrylic. The colors are much nicer in person. This one needs to be viewed live.
The rock formations near Castle Rock are interesting. Many of them have a face of an animal.
We were on a trip near Craig Colorado a few years ago when we saw this lovely creek.