Lavafall at Yosemite -This is nature’s version of the old man-made Yosemite Fire Fall. During the winter in Yosemite, coming off of El Capitan, there is an almost nonexistent waterfall called “Horsetail Falls.” Many maps don’t even have it marked. During the last two weeks in February, IF there is water trickling over the edge, and IF it is clear at sunset the setting sun will turn this waterfall into a stream of molten fire. The waterfall lights up like molten lava due t

Lavafall at Yosemite -This is nature’s version of the old man-made Yosemite Fire Fall. During the winter in Yosemite, coming off of El Capitan, there is an almost nonexistent waterfall called “Horsetail Falls.” Many maps don’t even have it marked. During the last two weeks in February, IF there is water trickling over the edge, and IF it is clear at sunset the setting sun will turn this waterfall into a stream of molten fire. The waterfall lights up like molten lava due t

Once a year the sun hits Horsetail falls, Yosemite, just right to make it look like it's on fire. Photo by Sangeeta Dey - #funny #lol #viralvids #funnypics #EarthPorn more at: http://www.smellifish.com

Once a year the sun hits Horsetail falls, Yosemite, just right to make it look like it's on fire. Photo by Sangeeta Dey - #funny #lol #viralvids #funnypics #EarthPorn more at: http://www.smellifish.com

The Yosemite Fire Fall (actually Horsetail Falls near El Capitan). Only happens for a week during mid-February, and only if the weather cooperates!

The Yosemite Fire Fall (actually Horsetail Falls near El Capitan). Only happens for a week during mid-February, and only if the weather cooperates!

Sunset on Horsetail Falls | by Bill Shupp

Sunset on Horsetail Falls | by Bill Shupp

Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park. This is a natural phenomena where the setting sun hits the mist of the falls at the perfect angle. This only happens once a year.

Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park. This is a natural phenomena where the setting sun hits the mist of the falls at the perfect angle. This only happens once a year.

Southwest Washington Hikes - Hiking in Portland, Oregon and Washington

Southwest Washington Hikes - Hiking in Portland, Oregon and Washington

Katie Wanders : Horsetail Falls Hike Utah. ALPINE, UTAH. 2 MILES EACH WAY BUT "MODERATE". ELEVATION GAIN OF 1621 FT. NO SHADE SO SPRING OR FALL

Katie Wanders : Horsetail Falls Hike Utah. ALPINE, UTAH. 2 MILES EACH WAY BUT "MODERATE". ELEVATION GAIN OF 1621 FT. NO SHADE SO SPRING OR FALL

Yosemite National Park spans over 3,000km and attracts 3.5million visitors a year

Glow with the flow: The amazing 2,000ft natural 'firefall' that brightens up Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park spans over 3,000km and attracts 3.5million visitors a year

February 2016, Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park illuminated by the sunset. (Photo submitted to KGO-TV by @rayophotography13/Instagram)</span></div>

February 2016, Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park illuminated by the sunset. (Photo submitted to KGO-TV by @rayophotography13/Instagram)</span></div>

Horsetail Falls on the McGee Creek Trail  John Muir Wilderness / Inyo National Forest

Horsetail Falls on the McGee Creek Trail John Muir Wilderness / Inyo National Forest

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