Firefalls, Yosemite

Golden Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park
Golden Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park
Firefalls, or Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park. Photo: Nicki Frates

For two weeks out of the year, the sun aligns just right with Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park where the waterfall glows like lava a few minutes before sunset.