Spent a cold morning hiking to Little Clifty Falls in the Clifty Falls Sate Park near Madison Indiana. Most of the leafs have fallen and we finally received some substantial rainfall the night before so there was good flow in the water.
This has not been one of the better fall seasons for color or water flow for the many waterfalls that we have here in Jefferson County. But there was still enough fall scenes to salvage this season and find I did still find some very beautiful scenes to capture.
Little Clifty falls resides in Clifty Falls Park, the park boasts many smaller falls and cascades along Clifty creek. There are five big falls located in the park with Little Clifty being the smallest of the five.
I was hoping to catch high water flow surrounded by colorful fall leafs but the dry fall put a halt to that. But the park is still beautiful and any day walking the canyons and trails here makes it worth the visit.
Hope you enjoy the pics and if you are looking for a great place to visit in Southern Indiana try spending a day in Clifty Falls State Park.
It hasn’t been the best or worst fall I have witnessed but no matter how bad the colors are, Clifty Falls State Park near Madison Indiana always puts on a show.
Even though the park is famous for it’s waterfalls every fall all of the beautiful hardwood trees that line the gorges of this special place put on a magical display of color that rarely disappoints.
Maple, Hickory, Popular and Oak are just a few of the many varieties of trees that change with the season. There are many wonderful trails that lead you in and out of the Clifty Canyon and give you a up close and personal view of the splendor of this special place.
And if hiking is not your thing the road thru the park gives you fabulous views of the canyon and of all the great trees as well.
But you better hurry if you want to view the colors because they are peaking now and won’t be around much longer !!
Here is the last of the images from Clifty Falls Sate Park that I was able to capture of fall this year. Once again I can’t state enough on how beautiful Clifty Falls State Park, located near Madison Indiana is, if you only get a chance to visit one Indiana Sate Park this coming year definitely make it Clifty Falls.
I captured these images along the road that travels above Clifty Canyon, just walking along the road is a wonderful hike in its self, the colors were beautiful and the scene down into the gorge makes for a lovely walk on a brisk fall afternoon.
If you are more adventurous you can hike down into the gorge but the only problem with that is you have to hike back up lol !! The best time to hike into the canyon is in the spring when the water and all the beautiful wildflowers are at their peak, there are not that many places in the Midwest that put on a wildflower show like Clifty does.
Hope you enjoy the photography and for best viewing click on the images, thanks for stopping by and taking a look.