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Blackwater Falls is the primary attraction at the state park of the same name; falls is here seen from below instead of from the more-often seen perspective from the platform near the top.
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Charles Creek Glade
The Charles Creek Glade is a highlight within the Cranberry Glades, which is home to more than 60 unique plant species.
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These grass pink orchids were shot along the boardwalk in the Cranberry Glades Botanical Area.
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Upper Fern Creek Falls
Upper Fern Creek Falls descends into the New River Gorge beneath a crevasse at normal flow; here it's at high water.
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Dolly Sods Wilderness
The Dolly Sods Wilderness, here sprinkled with pink azaleas, is a high-altitude plateau famous for heath barrens, rocky plains and sweeping vistas.
As spring turns to early summer, Ed Rehbein traverses West Virginia, capturing some of its wild and unique places in landscape, waterfall, and wildflower photography. Rehbein is co-author of "West Virginia Waterfalls: The New River Gorge." See more of his photography at WVScenicPhotography.com and at Our-WV.com.