Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Natural Dam

Before I made it to Charleston to pick up my cousin for the soccer game, I made a quick stop at the Natural Dam waterfalls in the Ozark National Forest. This is a really neat spot, where a wall of rock creates a nearly 200 foot wide dam on Mountain Fork Creek, and with it some neat waterfalls.
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I had never been there before, and was amazed by the place. It doesn't look real, it looks too perfect, almost man-made. But as the name suggests, it's all natural...
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The falls are only about eight feet tall, but are easily reached. The road is just a few feet away.
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I'd like to come back up here when this place is nearly flooded...
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And one last shot - here you can see another cascade on the creek upstream:
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7 comments:

wondy said...

OMG! These go on the list of my favorite photographs that you've done. I need to see this place SOON. You are right. It really is so perfect it seems fake, and I bet it's tons better in person.

If it were possible to fall in love with a place, I just found my soulplace.

wondy said...

When you go back want to take your favorite crazy person? (Me.)

Cormackphotos said...

Sure, and the pictures don't do it any justice at all...

wondy said...

My breath actually caught for a second when I saw these. Imagine when it's green. Seriously it's my soulplace.

Jonw said...

Love your wide angle horizontal-a nice perspective change from the rest of your work. You are, as always, King of the Waterfalls.

Cormackphotos said...

Thanks Jon, this was a really great place to take pictures.

Anonymous said...

I've been there several times. It's my favourite place to swim and hang out with friends. I'm glad someone could capture it's beauty