Once per year, the setting sun hits Horsetail Falls at just the right angle, to illuminate the upper reaches of the waterfall, and when conditions are perfect, Horsetail Falls glows orange and red at sunset, giving the illusion it’s on fire. Learn more about it HERE.
The firefall phenomenon at Yosemite's horsetail falls requires very specific weather and light conditions to be seen, and has begun appearing at sunset in the past week. It appears only for a few minutes at a time as a stream of light runs down El Capitan’s eastern face.
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