18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Reflections in the quiet waters of the Santiam River.

In the summer, this area was likely bustling with swimmers (note the swing rope over the river), but in the fall, no one is there. And that's the time to visit. Autumn is when the Santiam flows calmly and the reflections appear.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Oregon, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Holly Gibson