Below Crab Eyes in the more rugged western portion called Charons Gardens,a charred tree trunk stands as a silent witness to a wildfire that tore through this area just a few months before. (November 17, 2012)
Native cobblestones are a common building material in the Refuge. Here, they frame a vacant window in an abandoned structure near the Visitor Center.
Spotted on the Sunset Trail enroute to Charons Gardens Wilderness.
The gentle rain that coerced me down off Elk Mountain creates visual whispers on Sunset pool. (October 3, 2009)
A tenacious shrub hangs on for life beneath the rushing overflow at Lost Lake Dam. (May 12, 2012)
Sumac leaves put on their fall colors on Sunset Trail near Elk Mountain.
On the north side of Mt. Scott, Wax Goldenweed competes for attention with fluorescent lichen growing on Scott's granite walls. (September 4th, 2016)
Friendly little lizard sunning on the Quanah Parker Dam.
Fire watchtower reflected in the still waters of Jed Johnson Lake.