Photo of the Week: Yosemite Waterfall

04-14-2014 // NWF Staff

Fern Springs in Yosemite Valley

In California’s Yosemite National Park, the warmer weather of springtime melts winter snow, feeding the park’s intricate system of creeks and rivers. In April, even the smallest streams are rushing with water, and visitors can see many small, unnamed waterfalls and cascades along the Yosemite Valley rim. The park’s larger creeks, rivers and waterfalls reach peak runoff from May to June. Photographer Ira Estin captured this image at Fern Springs in Yosemite Valley, a location frequented by photography enthusiasts. The California resident used a Nikon D200 camera on a tripod

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