Archive: waterfalls

The Real Highlight of Wailuku River State Park (Hint: It’s Not a Waterfall)

Posted on Mar 11, 2017 by Tom Bricker  •  Points of Interest  •  9 Comments

Wailuku River State Park on the Big Island of Hawaii is well-known for Waianuenue (Rainbow Falls), a neat waterfall just outside of Hilo. From the parking area at Wailuku State Park, there is an easily-accessible viewing area that gives guests a view of the 80-foot Rainbow Falls, which derives its name from the frequent rainbows […]

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McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Posted on Mar 3, 2016 by Tom Bricker  •  Points of Interest  •  1 Comment

Burney Falls is a waterfall in the Cascade volcano range, located in California’s McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. Upon seeing the falls, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed them “the Eighth Wonder of the World,” which is a pretty bold assertion, but who am I to question Teddy Roosevelt, America’s consummate badass? I¬†went to see that Eighth […]

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Fall Colors in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Posted on Nov 18, 2015 by Tom Bricker  •  Reports  •  7 Comments

Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio is not one of the “big name” US National Parks, but it certainly does have some beautiful fall colors. I spent a weekend in Cuyahoa Valley National Parks during the tail end of the autumn foliage and did some hiking out to see its waterfalls and do as much […]

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