They grow BIG star fish on the west coast and colorful too!
Did your mother tell you to never throw rocks?? Here is Haystack Rock!
Locals told me the west coast does not have pretty sunsets like the rest of the country. We did not see any super colorful sunsets but Haystack Rock made up for it.
Another sunset with a little more clouds which did not offer any color but it was still pretty with the waves and the rocks on the beach - agree?
View of Beacon Rock which is a volcanic plug (which are not that easily found).
Upper and Lower Starvation Creek Falls - Oregon Gorge
Three Tiers of the Hole-in-the-wall Falls - Iregon Columbia River Gorge national Scenic Area
McDonald Creek has many sets of rapids and cascades feeding McDonald lake. This location had a large amount of stone on both sides of the creek.
Here is detail silky detail of the water interaction with the rocks.
McDonald is the typical rough western creek with large boulders and trees that are pulled into the raging waters. Beware - do not get too close..