Watery Wednesday: Waterfall on Laurel Creek

Upper Waterfall on Laurel Creek, Beckwith, West Virginia. March 7, 2012.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

This is my post for Watery Wednesday.  To see more of our beautiful watery world, or to join and post your own pictures to share, click HERE.

We traveled to West Virginia to celebrate my birthday earlier this month.  It was a very wonderful trip, and we were rewarded with several new waterfalls for our ‘collection’.

While driving toward Gauley Bridge on SR 16, we came upon two waterfalls on Laurel Creek.  The road follows the creek here, and it was very easy to find both waterfalls.  Of course we just had to stop and get some pictures.  This is a photo of the Upper (larger) Waterfall on Laurel Creek.

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20 Responses to “Watery Wednesday: Waterfall on Laurel Creek”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    That’s a lot of water coming over those rocks!

  2. MadSnapper Says:

    this one is truly beautiful. i like the little tiny stream waterfall off by itself in the right hand corner. i would love to hear the sound

  3. rhiebert Says:

    It is beautiful. I always wish the pictures came with sound. 🙂

  4. Linda G Says:

    I bet you could hear that waterfall from a ways off; beautiful picture!

  5. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    What an awesome waterfall, George!! And it is BIG! I’m sure I can hear it from right here at my desk!! Really a terrific capture for the day! Hope your week is going well!!

    Sylvia

  6. MB Says:

    Now that is one beautiful waterfall. Gorgeous.

    Your Daff pics are wonderful. MB

  7. Happyone Says:

    That’s beautiful. The power of water is amazing.

  8. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: That is a neat waterfalls. You have some great water photos.

  9. Ginny Says:

    I love the light at the top! This is an impressive fall!

  10. NCMountainwoman Says:

    Beautiful waterfall. Especially neat that you didn’t have to hike for miles to enjoy it.

  11. Jewaicious Says:

    Gorgeous capture, George! I love the composition, love the serene mood, and contrasts.

  12. diane Says:

    That is a stunning photo when enlarged. I can almost hear the thunder of the falls.

  13. Maple Lane Says:

    So very pretty!

  14. ladyfi Says:

    A lovely sight!

  15. andrea Says:

    It is beautiful, but i wish it is longer at the bottom to see how it went. It looks like abruptly cut in that photo.

  16. Carletta Says:

    I know exactly where this is. 🙂
    To get this shot you must have crawled over the guardrail and down the bank. You were lucky to be there after seasonal rainfall. I usually see it in summer and it trickles then.
    Your perspective makes it look higher than its twenty-five feet or so.
    Nice work George!

  17. Leovi Says:

    What beautiful light … Exquisite waterfall, spectacular!

  18. Sartenada Says:

    I look Your photo in bigger format and enjoyed it very much.

  19. ann nz Says:

    imagine how much power is generated from the falls. people are not allowed to harness them as it will cause environmental problem.

    A dam in my home country has become a white elephant.

  20. Rose Says:

    This is a wonderful waterfall…looks like quite a bit of water coming over.

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