Found in Cody Wyoming is a braille trail. The trail has different surfaces at points of interest with signs in Braille. A person with impaired vision using a cane would feel the tactile different in the ground surface and know that there is a point of interest. The first Braille Nature Trail was dedicated in 1967 near Aspen, Colorado.
Siena, a city in central Italy’s Tuscany region, is distinguished by its medieval brick buildings. The fan-shaped central square, Piazza del Campo, is the site of the Palazzo Pubblico, the Gothic town hall, and Torre del Mangia, a slender 14th-century tower with sweeping views from its distinctive white crown. The plaza is the site for the Palio horse race.
The Orvieto Cathedral is a large 14th-century Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and situated in the town of Orvieto in Umbria, central Italy. Orvieto served as a 16th-century place of refuge for the pope.
These branches were along the Woods Lake trail in eastern California near Carson Pass . Located in the El Dorado National forest, the trail to Woods Lake branches off in many directions to other points of interest.
Denali Park is dotted with ponds which make wonderful reflections. Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America’s tallest peak, 20,310′ Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages.
Taking the bus to the back of the park you see many animals and great views of the mountains. Beginning in 1923, rock was blasted and gravel moved to create the park road. This 92-mile ribbon of road—winding west from the park entrance to Kantishna—was completed in 1938. There are no trails in the park to preserve the natural beauty so you just hike on the tundra.
Patricia Lake is a lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada, near the town of Jasper. It was named for Princess Patricia of Connaught, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. You can drive right next to the lake for many views and enjoyment.
Nymph Lake is located in Rocky Mountain National Park. This was a fall morning photograph. It is a short hike to the lake and back. If starting in the early morning you might have an opportunity to go home with some great photos of Hallett Peak reflecting off the water.
Leading into the ocean is the Campbell River Estuary. Campbell River is located on the eastern side of Vancouver Island. Once a site of heavy industrial activity, the Campbell River Estuary has undergone a dramatic transformation. These days, looking down into the shallow river water swirling lazily past the rocky shore, it is easy to spot dozens of finger-length Chinook fry milling about in the weeds and algae. At the end of the 20th century, such a sight would have been rare, despite the Campbell River’s acclaimed status as one of British Columbia’s most prolific salmon spawning rivers.
Johnson Creek is near Baniff, Canada. It runs through Johnson Canyon, a popular tourist destination. It’s fairly easy, making it perfect for families and people of almost any fitness level and age.
Yoho River is located in Yoho National Park, Canada. The Yoho River originates at the north end of Yoho National Park and flows generally south to join the Kicking Horse River some distance northeast of Field. The distance between Banff and Yoho National Park is 68 km. The road distance is 83.4 km.