The Forest Service's favorite Yonder images of 2015
In 2015 the Forest Service saw some awesome pictures on Yonder!
In celebration of 2015, the Forest Service assembled some of your most popular shots along with a few of our favorites.
1. Sunrise or sunset on the Pike National Forest
No description with this image. The image is from the Pike and San Isabel National Forests in Colorado.
2. Smoke in the Bitterroot National Forest
"Smoke in the mountains." The photograph is from the Bitterroot National Forest in Montana.
3. Fresh snow on the Medicine Bow National Forest
"@kspradleyphoto found the fresh snow - did you?! "Lake Marie in glorious fresh snow! Purdy! #wyoming #YonderOftheDay #TakeMeYonder." The image is from the Medicine Bow National Forest in Wyoming.
4. Climbing in the Manti-La Sal National Forest
"Went canyoneering this weekend in Pleiades Canyon. #utah #UtahIsRad #Moab #yondeoftheday." The image is from the Manti-La Sal National Forest in Utah.
5. Aspens in the San Juan National Forest
"#Yonderis taking time to enjoy the colors around us. My favorite time of year. #Aspens #YONDER #coloRADo." The image is from the San Juan National Forest in Colorado.
6. Rafting in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
"Beautiful day on the Wild & Scenic Sauk River taking in views of many Cascade peaks and smashing through some fun class III-IV whitewater. One week from today I'm off to Idaho to tackle the Selway for 5 days...Can't wait! #pnw #sauk #Solstice15 #durablegoods #yondeon #yondeoftheday." The image is from the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington.
7. Hiking in the White Mountain National Forest
"At the top! #franconiaridge." The image is from the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire.
8. Paddling in the Routt National Forest
"This was what I woke up to... All by myself, because I wake up for SUNRISE and what a treat it is if you're able to get outdoors for sunrise....The world is just awekening and it's wonderful to be a part of it #thehikingmermaid #reflections #enlight #iphone6plus #chelseastockton #YonderOfTheDay #paddle #sunrise #yonderco #coloradoHiking." The image is from the Routt National Forest in Colorado.
9. Dusting of snow on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
"Chief Joseph used to call it home and now #ItsAllYours I mean that it a positive way! Don't get me wrong #nationalforest in the process of #manifestdestiny at least we've had the foresight of setting beautiful places aside #betterthanamall #highrisecondos #wildlife." The image is from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Washington.
10. An owl on the Tonto National Forest
"This was the first destination where I ever took notice of #nationalforest I have always had a huge crush on the #tontonationalforest Now I just look for the green blobs on maps that most people take freeways and interstates to avoid. I hope that never changes! #greathornedowl #saguaro." The image is from the Tonto National Forests in Arizona.
11. Paddling on the Ocala National Forest
"Only soul on the lake last night.... #YonderOfTheDay #OcalaNationalForest." The image is from the Ocala National Forest in Florida.
12. Sunset on the Ozark National Forest
"Sunset on our overnight backpacking trip this past weekend." The image is from the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas.
13. Trail on the Stanislaus National Forest
"Pinecrest and Cleos bath hike today." The image is from the Stanislaus National Forest in California.
14. Yondering on the Chugach National Forest
"#YonderIs meeting new friends and going to a new place for an adventurer! @JAG83 @twinkledfeet #YonderAK15 #selfie #alaska #yonder #yonderon #itsallyours." The image is from the Chugach National Forest in Alaska.
15. Rafting on the Boise National Forest
"Swirly Canyon Run." The image is from the Boise National Forests in Idaho.
16. River on the Six Rivers National Forest
"Ikes falls is a sweet play spot at high flows." The image is from the Six Rivers National Forest in California.
17. Biking in the Ouachita National Forest
"The #wombletrail is a #bikeitlist destination... But go in the cooler months! The heat was brutal!!! #rideurbike #arkansas #mtb #dirtpoets #zoic #mtblife #yonderon #gopro." The image is from the Ouachita National Forest in Arkansas.
18. Backpacking on the De Soto National Forest
"Spending Easter on the Tuxachanie Trail. De Soto National Forest, MS." The image is from the De Soto National Forest in Mississippi.
19. Thundering Falls on Green Mountain National Forest
"Along the AT in Killington, VT." The image is from the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont.
20. Desert in the Tonto National Forest
"It was a close one. The Southwest is definitely #Wild #yonderaz #backpacking #liveandlean #desert #nowater." The image is from the Tonto National Forest.
21. Nature on the Deschutes National Forest
"Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education. ~David Polis." The image is from the Deschutes National Forest in Oregon.
22. Curious dog on the Beaverhead National Forest
"Enjoying Elkhorn Lake." The image is from the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in Montana.
23. Outdoors in the Hoosier National Forest
"Saddle Lake, Hoosier National Forest. #indiana #hoosiernationalforest #ItsAllYours #camping." The image is from the Hoosier National Forest in Indiana.
24. Hunting in the Francis Marion National Forest
"Saturday shootout in the south." The image is from the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests in South Carolina.
25. Boating in the Siuslaw National Forest
"Oregon rivers in a drift boat with a merc 99. #hottroll #pullingplugs #salmon." The image is from the Siuslaw National Forest in Oregon.