14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Early-Morning Rainbow at Base of Yosemite Falls
Northern California's first wet year in five ushered in a banner spring for Sierra waterfalls and tourism. Getting up early is one of the best ways for travelers to avoid crowds. It turns out that 7 a.m. is also peak rainbow time at Yosemite Falls.
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||Nov. 22, 2016, 3:24 p.m.