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Snapshots

  1. Blackwater Falls State Park

    Snapshot Title: Blackwater Falls State Park
    Taken by: Keffer23

    Image: Blackwater Falls State Park - Davis, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Tarabeth Brumfield



    Description:

    Water



  2. Fallen Timber

    Snapshot Title: Fallen Timber
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Blackwater Falls State Park - Davis, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Tarabeth Brumfield



    Description:

    nearbynature
    Although logging is no longer taking place in the state park, nature is always removing and replacing trees.



  3. Native spruce

    Snapshot Title: Native spruce
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Blackwater Falls State Park - Davis, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Tarabeth Brumfield



    Description:

    nearbynature
    At one time in the history of Blackwater Canyon, the terrain was covered by spruce trees. However, logging in the area between 1880 and 1910 left the hills stripped of their tree cover. ...



  4. The falls

    Snapshot Title: The falls
    Taken by: Tarabeth Brumfield

    Image: Blackwater Falls State Park - Davis, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Tarabeth Brumfield



    Description:

    The "black" water is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. The falls are one of the most photographed sites in West Virginia.



  5. Friends and Family

    Snapshot Title: Friends and Family
    Taken by: Tarabeth Brumfield

    Image: Blackwater Falls State Park - Davis, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Tarabeth Brumfield



    Description:

    My friends and their little family. Shauna, Andy and Riley Beth :)