21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Reflecting on Denali

During the height of the pandemic, all campgrounds and backcountry lodges in Denali NP closed except for one. This unusual occurrence meant I often found myself alone at Reflection Pond, basking in the glory of Denali in utter silence.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Denali?, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Tara Sweeney