Prairie Rambler's photos with the river

St Mary's River

St Mary's River
....the river rises as a stream on Gunsight Mountain in Glacier National Park and flows into Gunsight Lake, then flows into Saint Mary Lake, exits the park and flows on into Lower St. Mary Lake in the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.
Added on August  3, 2014

Bowman Lake

Bowman Lake
Sunrise on Bowman Lake taken from the Bowman Creek bridge. A campground is located close to the shore, and the trees along the site provide privacy. Day users can enjoy a peaceful lunch at the picnic ground, and there are several hiking trails within the…
Added on July 29, 2014

Then Winter Arrives

Then Winter Arrives
....and for many this marks the beginning of a long wait until the first robin appears or the quietest crocus peeks out of the softening ground. Yet winter is not without its beauty. On a sunless day, the grays merge to form a somber and peaceful landsc…
Added on February 16, 2014

Color Me Fall

Color Me Fall
...an older shot but comes with a bit of history. It placed 2nd in the Great Falls Tribune 2012 Fall photo contest. Recently resurfaced and was published in Great Falls FOUR Seasons, a beautiful hard back photo book produced by the Great Falls Tribune in…
Added on November 26, 2013

On Blue

On Blue
Searching for color in landscape....I mostly shoot at particular times of the day when the color temperature of natural light is at its most interesting. Actively look for colored light; color in the sky and reflected color, both natural and artificial. F…
Added on November 19, 2013

Autumn Haze

Autumn Haze
As we wave goodbye to the Autumn, it is time to get lost in a haze of mist, warm hues and crisp leaves that are beginning to emerge in the cold sunshine.
Added on November  9, 2013

Mid-Canyon

Mid-Canyon
....as the river cuts through a highly scenic and picturesque gorge, replete with sheer walls that rise hundreds of feet with unusual rock formations.
Added on November  4, 2012

Sun River Canyon

Sun River Canyon
where the rolling prairies of the Northern Great Plains abruptly meet the rugged peaks of the Rockies, with steep cliffs and dramatic terrain. The area has exceptional wildlife diversity and abundance, with one of the largest herds of bighorn sheep in Nor…
Added on June  7, 2011

McDonald Creek

McDonald Creek
Here McDonald Creek is guarded by the low walls of a distinctive little gorge, its aquamarine waters flow down as rushing waterfalls and quiet runs.

I would have liked more light to work with, as it was near dusk and overcast. This is my best attempt…
Added on September  3, 2011

Park Lake

Park Lake
Park Lake Campground and fishing access are located in the Helena National Forest in southwest Montana. At an elevation of 6500 feet, the site encompasses 10 acres. Park Lake Campground sits back slightly from the 3 and 1/2 acre alpine lake in a lodgepole…
Added on June 26, 2013

Quake Lake

Quake Lake
It was near midnight on August 17th, 1959 when an earthquake near the Madison River triggered a massive landslide. The slide moved at 100 mph and in less than 1 minute, over 80 million tons of rock crashed into the narrow canyon, blocking the Madison Riv…
Added on June 23, 2013