Comprised of 4 million acres in southwest Alaska, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is one of the nation’s most remote national parks. Winter conditions add more challenges to those wanting to explore this gorgeous and diverse landscape, but as you can see, the backcountry scenes are worth the cold. Photo of Tanalian Falls by James Walton, National Park Service. Posted on Tumblr by the US Department of the Interior, 1/17/17.
Rains eventually turned to snow, but not before they coated everything with ice in the Kulm Wetland Management Distric in North Dakota. Photo by Krista Lundgren/USFWS. Tweeted by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, 1/28/17.