Sunrise and Sunset

These are images of sunrise and sunset taken around the U.S. A few of these images also appear in the Scenics galleries. When traveling to beautiful places it is hard to resist the urge to get out early and wait for the sun to rise. Sunsets can be equally magical. Dependent on the weather and changeable with the seasons, it's always fascinating to watch the scene change from minute to minute. As a result, we have hundreds of these images. A few of the best are presented here.

The pictures on this page are from Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, and Ogunquit in Maine; and from Ohio and Idaho.

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Sunrise in northeast Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley.

A June, 1973 sunrise northeast Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley.

Bar Harbor, ME, sunrise

Sunrise off the Atlantic coast, from Bar Harbor, Maine, U.S.


Sunrise, Acadia National Park, Maine

A September, 1976 sunrise in Maine's Acadia National Park.

Sunrise, Oqunquit, Maine, U.S.

Sunrise off the coast of Ogunquit, Maine.


Priest Lake (Idaho) sunrise

Sunrise on Priest Lake, in northern Idaho, about 40 miles (62 Km) south of the Canadian border.

Sunrise at Salt Fork State Park, Ohio, U.S.

Surise on a foggy morning after a week of rain in Ohio's Salt Fork State Park.


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