If you love rocks, plan to spend the whole day
Not the greatest of homes if you're a fish
Lava fields from the 'active' Craters of the Moon, with the inactive Big Southern Butte volcano in the distance
You can get to just about anywhere from here ... assuming you can make yourself get up and leave!
An example of time well spent ; ]
An extremely frothy and foamy section of the Pacific Ocean
Musically inclined rocks near Pipestone, Montana
A small difference makes a big difference!
The Giant's Causeway. A geological feature or a decrepit path to Scotland?
Stone marker depicting the somewhat awkward baptism ceremony of King Angus.
A sculpture made of nearly petrified wood
The Geurnsey Ruts, Oregon Trail wagon ruts carved four feet into solid rock
Oregon Trail ruts merge together at Scottsbluff
The fossils in the steps leading to the Cliffs of Moher overlook.
Cleopatra Terrace is a place that causes you to stop. Which is great, because then you have a chance to notice the details.
See the gnarled rock on top? That’s where the ground used to be.
The intersection of three remarkably coincidental lava flows and the Pacific Ocean.
This stretch of beach becomes a percussion instrument accompanying the pounding surf.
A dramatic illustration of how much shifting can take place during an earthquake.
Two rivers created the palisades, one slow, one fast.
"Hear the Falls of Minnehaha; Calling to me from a distance!" ~~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Mix some random convergence with an ongoing tempest, and this is what you get.
Arctic tundra ... in West Virginia?
A place to see, and learn fascinating details about, the San Andreas Fault.
The Devils Backbone. Rocks that were old when Pangaea was a place. What a ride!
A geological marvel that must be believed to be seen ...
Lost lake is what remains after a tremendous water flow scoured and abraded, and then dried up.
A beautiful river leading to (and from) a beautiful waterfall. And the geology is so interesting.
Some 'out of this world' geology.
This is what happens when you mix lava, ocean, and time.
This section of the Beaverhead River has the most 'animal' rock formations of any place on earth. The designation is unofficial, but we stand by it until proven otherwise.