November 23, 2019

Skylines and Critters

Shenandoah National Park

Let's go back to a few weeks ago on Skyline Drive. This is a view from Hensley Hollow Overlook. 


Saturday's Critters: The dog was with his people in a parking lot. I brightened his picture and added some filters.

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I visit Shenandoah National Park frequently. A cloudy day or even a light rain does not deter me. Here we see deer in the mist and a rabbit near the Dickey Ridge Picnic Area.




Skyline Drive traverses the park, and it features 75 overlooks with great mountain views. Here we see Old Rag Mountain and then Stony Man. 


People drive up to the overlooks just to watch the sun go down. Now that the days are short, it is easy to remain in the park until dark. Then you need to drive down the mountain very cautiously so you don't hit any animals that may be crossing the road.



14 comments:

  1. I really like that last picture - I'k looking forward to some time out of the city during the coming holiday. Hope all is well.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  2. Sometimes a little rain makes for the coolest pics!

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  3. Hello, gorgeous sunsets from Shenandoah. I love the pretty deer and the cute dog. Lovely photos. Thanks so much for linking up and sharing your post. Enjoy your day, have a happy new week ahead. PS, Thank you for the visit and comment on my blog.

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  4. So wonderful to have those parkways on the mountain ridges. The animals are also wonderful to see. Thanks for capturing their images so beautifully.

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  5. ...I see that you live in deer heaven too.

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  6. beautiful critters...overlooks are always worth stoping at!! the mountains and skies are so pretty!!!

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  7. Gorgeous views, and a friendly looking dog!

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  8. what a pretty dog. The views are spectacular!

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  9. Beautiful scenes. Anytime you can get great skies, views, and animals, that is a winner in my book.

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  10. Wonderful shots! I particularly like the misty ones.

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  11. Gorgeous sunset ...I hate that it gets dark so darn early though...can imagine you must be cautious driving those roads esp after dark. You’re lucky to be able to visit there often!

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  12. Wonderful skylines and critters.
    A great collection of photographs here.

    All the best Jan

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  13. You live in such a scenic area. Wonderful views.

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