17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Dam Without Beavers

I was hiking with my friend along a muddy river bank when this pile of logs blocked our path. We wanted to get right down on the river, but the mud was so slippery that we were unable to get over the logs. Instead, we stood and listened to the river.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: SM-G950U
Copyright: © Madeleine Roth