Gully vs. Ravine

I love the early spring light filtering through the hemlocks.

Rim trail traverses gullies. These creases in the gorge walls were formed by small streams flowing to Enfield Creek.

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Some passages require a wade, others have elaborate walkways with bridges. I initially wanted to call these ravines. Upon researching the term discovered while ravines are formed by erosion, the scale here is much smaller. I could rename Enfield Gorge, to Enfield Ravine.

These shots were hand held. I used a Sony Alpha 700 dslr with a variable “zoom” lens, great for framing compositions.

Robert H. Treman New York State Park.

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2 thoughts on “Gully vs. Ravine

    1. It can be quite pleasant on a bright early spring day with the right footwear and coat/hat and different than summer, fewer people though even in summer that trail is not crowded weekdays. The Gorge Trail opens late spring/early summer.


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