Our previous Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, sunsets to mountains, peaceful farms to bustling big cities, we saw it all!
Take a look at just a small sampling of some of the great waterfall pictures we've gotten that are among our editors' many favorites. (Captions are written by the photographers.)
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Large, rounded "potholes" are formed when swirling stones cut into the black rock over time. Eventually, a rock or a boulder may escalate the carving out of the "potholes". (photo: @pabe)
Iguazu Falls in Argentina, where everywhere you looked there was a waterfall. (photo: @zonker)
Stony Brook Park
Stony Brook is a park in the New York State Finger Lakes region with 3 large waterfalls and several smaller waterfalls. The water from Stony Brook eventually ends up in the Genesee River. (photo: @LPeacock)
This Is Nature!
That's exactly what I keep telling my son as we looked upon this breathtaking waterfall in Yellowstone National Park. (photo: @AmyWags)
Watching the roaring torrent of one of the many beautiful waterfalls in Iceland (photo: @mchamplin)
Seljalandsfoss waterfall in Iceland
Beautiful waterfall and rainbow in southern Iceland. (photo: @Karen72)
The Rainbow Glisten
I was in Wyoming and I saw this waterfall with a rainbow and I thought that would be a great picture. (photo: @Cole)
Sunset on the waterfall Seljalandsfoss in Iceland (photo: @mchamplin)
Breathtaking waterfall in Iceland (photo: @maya)
Akaka Falls is located at Akaka Falls State Park. It's located on the Big Island of Hawaii. The waterfall has a drop of 422 feet. (photo: @Liv2travel)
Rock City, Lookout Mountain, GA
Looking down at the 100-foot waterfall at the top of Lookout Mountain. (photo: @Ames)
Waterfalls in Laos
While on a nursing school volunteer abroad trip, we got to experience beauty buried deep in Laotian mountains. (photo: @kelseyo)
St. Louis Zoo Waterfall
Waterfall at the South Entrance of the St. Louis Zoo. (photo: @AMaddox)
This breathtaking waterfall is located just off of the Beartooth Highway, which is a scenic route that runs through Montana and Wyoming. Many people travel it on their way to Yellowstone National Park. This waterfall cannot be seen from the road, and in order to find it, you must embark on a short hike. For outdoor lovers, photographers, and explorers alike, the final view is worth every rocky step! (photo: @Steed)
This waterfall was found in Yellowstone National Park (photo: @KaRene)
Our favorite waterfall in Iceland! (photo: @Savross14)
Starved Rock State Park
We took a little mini-vacation and went to local sights in Illinois. One of the places we visited was Starved Rock State Park, which has many waterfalls. This is just one of those falls we found picturesque. (photo: @Carriger)
Rio Celeste Waterfall
We hiked to the Rio Celeste Waterfall in The Tenorio Volcano National Park in Costa Rica (photo: @iluvmypond)
In the mountains at Georgetown Lake in Anaconda, Mont. (photo: @Janabe)
Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls, ON Canada (photo: @DKBiblion)
Napali Coast waterfall
Waterfall in the morning along the Napali Coast of Kauai, Hawaii (photo: @mhar)
Emerald Pool Water Fall
A waterfall in Zion National Park at the Emerald Pools (photo: @Roogs)
House and waterfall in Brevard County, N.C.
Beautiful waterfall with a nice looking old house next to it. (photo: @Patches)