Millions of stars erupt in the night sky over Mount Rainier National Park, creating this dazzling pic of the Milky Way and Washington’s iconic mountain. Photo courtesy of Kevin Shearer. — with KDS Photography at Mount Rainier National Park.
In every season, at every hour, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is a stunning and surprising landscape. Remote enough for dark skies to allow the Milky Way to shine and featuring steam rising from hot springs tinted with colorful bacteria and reflecting the aurora borealis, a night in the park offers enough wonders for a lifetime. Photo courtesy of Bryony Richards.