This trail is bordered by red mangroves (Rhizophora mangle).I am not sure what was causing the water to be this blood red color, my best guess is the tannin from the red mangrove tinting the water or some type of bacteria or the season or a combination. It's a very bizarre and cool sight.
Places like this put things in perspective. Everything is the way God intended it to be. It allows you to appreciate both the bigger picture and the smallest details, from the grass and flowers to the immensity of mountains. Life is everywhere here, intertwined in a network of plants and animals and landscape. It is purifying to witness and be a part of these places through recreation. As John Muir said, it gives strength to body and soul. I'm so thankful to be able to study fish and wildlife and have some of the greatest public lands as my playground. Photo taken July 2017 #keeppubliclandsinpublichands#keepitpublic#conservation#fish#wildlife#ecology#nationalpark#nationalforest#wilderness#montana#wyoming
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Nature’s framework 😁
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To build on my last post, this isn’t the first time I’ve cried because I was outside. (The first time was actually in Big Bend.) Just a couple of weeks ago I was driving @bae.rrito through the gates of Zion. When we rounded the first bend and found ourselves on the valley floor... I cried lol. Thanks for not thinking I’m a freak.