17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
McWay Falls in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur, California

This photo captures McWay Falls on the coast of Big Sur, California. McWay Falls is an 80-foot-tall waterfall that flows year round from McWay Creek. It is known as a "tidefall" as the waterfall flows directly into the ocean, and it is one of two in California.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Copyright: © Alexandra Gex