At Wizard Falls

Wizard Falls on the Metolius River

It had been a LONG time since we had been to Camp Sherman to enjoy the river and it's peace and quiet. Wizard Falls at the fish hatchery it always so beautiful with it's clear deep blue water.

Mike

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themom51 says ... on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 2:12 PM

Beautiful Mike! Are you going to Smith Rock State Park, too???

photomike68 says ... on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 2:45 PM

Thanks Debbie. No. Smith Rock has a bad memory for us. Shortly after we were married, by wife and I climbed to the top of Smith Rock and on the way down she fell and broke her wrist. Very painful experience for her. Mike

Kim says ... on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 4:49 PM

OOoooh, love how blue and clear the water is and everything is so green....nice shots & many thanks for sharing...love it!

photomike68 says ... on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 6:42 PM

Thanks Kim, for the nice comments. There is a deep cut in the lava rock in the middle of the river that makes the water so blue. It's kind of like the effect of a glacier's or iceberg's thickness in Alaska. Overcast sky prevented brighter color.

Kim says ... on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 6:54 PM

That's funny you should mention the glacier or iceberg's effect in Alaska. My parents sent me a similar photo with the glacier water merging with the river - such amazing colors - this photo looks just like it!

photomike68 says ... on Wednesday, Aug 14 at 3:06 PM

Hi Kim. I have also been to Alaska and seen that deep blue in the ice. It is due to the thickness and density of the ice. Really neat to see in person.

themom51 says ... on Sunday, Aug 18 at 3:25 PM

OMG! I'm so sorry she broke her wrist! Glad you have found so many more places to explore and photograph!

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