A leaf rests on an Eastern Hemlock branch.
The vegetative differences in the riparian and stand communities are very different.
Dead saplings provide ideal lighting and background exposure for Bokeh photography.
Human imprint on the stand is evident. Straying away from the path can lead hikers to the perfect rock-stacking spot.
Eastern White Pines tower over small deciduous trees.
Ferns run rampant across the forest floor.
Remnants of an Eastern White Pine glimmer in the morning sunlight.
The view from the Softwood trail head.
Norway Maple soaking up the last bit of summer air.