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Rivendell Rush, Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virgina

Inspired by the mythical refuge of the elves, Rivendell, from the the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. This falls is located on Shays Run in Blackwater Falls State Park in the highlands of West Virginia.

Spring melt and recent rains have all of the creeks and streams absolutely swollen with fresh/cold water. The gold tones you see are a product of tannin leaching into the waters during high flow or just after a heavy rain. The green moss that clings to all of the boulders is absolutely neon right now!!!

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