Arch Red Rock Canyon California

A small arch in Red Rock Canyon State Park, California. This small overlooks the Mojave Desert from the cliffs above the desert floor. A clearing storm brings soft light to the El Paso Mountain Range in the background. This was only a little over an hour drive from the Northern Los Angeles area. There are plenty of arches that haven't been photographed yet, so for the curious keep exploring.. .


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  • Sam Antonio Photography 3y

    Love the details and the dramatic clouds. Now I need to start exploring this area.
  • Jose Angel Rodriguez 3y

    Beautiful place and composition.
  • cmrowell 3y

    Awesome sky and desert beyond.
  • Alicia Martinez 3y

    That sky is gorgeous. Love the sky against those red rocks.
  • Sandhitsu Das 3y

    very nice. certainly an arch that looks different from most others.
  • Debbie 3y


    This is such a beautiful shot.
  • Brook Tyler 3y

    I love strong foregrounds, and this delivers! Nice that you have a complementary sky with clouds, too.
  • Bob Gala 3y

    Exceptional photography ......
  • smiles7 3y

    How beautiful.
  • Jim Sisko 3y

    Beautiful color!
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  • Pamela Gerber 3y

    Gorgeous image. I've passed this place many times but never turned off on the park road, next time I'm in the area I'm definitely going to have to stop.
  • Panorama Paul 3y

    Seriously?? You think there are still arches here that haven't been photographed yet?? I wonder if you could use Google Earth to find some of them... probably not hey... arches are tough to spot from above! :)

    I love this one though... A-shaped... A-is-for-Arch!
  • Mark Willocks 3y

    Majestic and stirring!
  • mojo2u 3y

    Great shot, terrific color!
  • Susan Humphrey 3y

    Stunning shot Steve!!
  • pongky © 3y

    Great shot, but I wouldn't necessarily call this an arch, it's more like one elongated rock resting on another rock creating a gap underneath =)
  • Dave Coppedge 3y

    Been there many times and never seen this. The lighting makes it look national-park quality!
  • maria la beba13 3y

    es my lindo
  • Rich Greene 2y

    Really cool, Steve. I've only been there once -- and just on a whim as I was coming home from the Alabama Hills. Definitely worth exploring...
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