Leave it to Mother Nature for the best entertainment of all! For a few weeks in February, the sun shines just right on Yosemite’s Horsetail Fall, giving rise to the phenomenon known as ‘firefall’.
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This optical illusion doesn’t last long, as the conditions have to be just right:
For a couple of weeks in February, Yosemite’s Horsetail Fall gets bathed in the light of the setting sun, creating what is known as a “firefall,” with the waterfall and wet rockface creating an orange glow from the reflection.
You can read more about the history of the Yosemite Firefall here.