More than 2/3 of Lake Tahoe is in California. Sand Harbor State Park is on the north east shore in Nevada. It is one of my favorite places on the lake. It has a small cove nestled within a larger cove seen here. There are giant boulders everywhere and the water colors are amazing.
The Avenue of the Giants is a scenic highway in Northern California, United States, running through Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is named after the coastal redwoods that tower over the route. The road is a former alignment of U.S. Route 101, and continues to be maintained as a state highway as State Route 254
With most of it's roots exposed and severed, this pine tree (sugar pine?) still survives. This beautiful beach is part of Sand Harbor State Park on the east (Nevada) shore of Lake Tahoe near the California border.
Frozen Wiener Lake with the Chugach Mountains in the background. The Chugach Mountains of southern Alaska are the northernmost of the several mountain ranges that make up the Pacific Coast Ranges of the western edge of North America.
Devil's Kitchen is a beach access wayside, part of the Bandon State Natural Area along Beach Loop Road in Bandon in southern Coos County, Oregon. The beach and near-shore waters here are studded with rock formations and sea stacks, large and small. Sea birds abound.
American Beach Grass is the predominate plant species on many coastal dune areas around the country. It is native to the mid-Atlantic coastal region and the Great Lakes, although is an introduced species in Oregon.