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Your Photos: Incredible Midwest Sunrises and Sunsets

Browse through some of the beautiful sunrise and sunset photos posted by users, and share your own photos!

Early morning sunrise

Submitted by: cschoenleben

Comment from cschoenleben: Sunrise at Lake Pepin near Red Wing, Minnesota.

Comment from gustafdaughter: Just beautiful. The silhouette against the sun is spectacular. Great capture!


Country sunset

Submitted by: terrymc4

Comment from terrymc4: Iowa County, Wisconsin, sunset.

Charlevoix light

Submitted by: alofs

Comment from alofs: This was easily one of the most incredible sunsets I've ever seen. ...We couldn't leave.

Midwest sunrise

Submitted by: Mickey350

Comment from Mickey350: Each morning should begin like this.

Northern sunrise

Submitted by: terrymc4

Comment from terrymc4: The sun starts to cut through the early morning fog on Seven Mile Lake.

Crossroads at dusk

Submitted by: terrymc4

Comment from terrymc4: A storm passes by an Iowa County, Wisconsin, rural crossroad. Midwest sunsets are some of the best anywhere.

Sunset bocce ball game

Submitted by: traciehenkel1

Comment from traciehenkel1: Family reunion fun--playing bocce ball.

Sunrise on a Wisconsin lake

Submitted by: gustafdaughter

Comment from gustafdaughter: When the water is still, the reflections appear to go down forever in the lake.

Cranes at sunset

Submitted by: jfwalkr

Comment from jfwalkr: Spectacular Indiana sunset with sandhill cranes in the foreground.

Sunrise fishing

Submitted by: JERID505

Comment from JERID505: Early morning on the Brule River in Florence, Wisconsin.

Campfire at sunset

Submitted by: rpwainc

Comment from rpwainc: Campfire at Iowa sunset.

Mirrored tranquillity

Submitted by: erinpro8

Comment from erinpro8: Sunset on beautiful Crystal Lake! What an evening!

Indiana sunset

Submitted by: alyssakay2009

Comment from alyssakay2009: Taken across the road from my house on a fall evening.

Moon and Mars

Submitted by: rogjuding

Comment from rogjuding: The moon and Mars over the Chippewa Flowage in Hayward, Wisconsin.

Sunrise on Cotton Lake

Submitted by: jimandcheri

Comment from jimandcheri: Beautiful sunrise on Cotton Lake, Minnesota.

Straits of Mackinac colors

Submitted by: brnewhard

Comment from brnewhard: Our evening at Wilderness State Park ended with the ever-changing colors in the evening sky.

Along a rural road

Submitted by: trakker2

Comment from trakker2: The wind turbines in north central Iowa offer many opportunities for photographs. These, set against the sunset, seem especially striking.

Bluffs at sunrise

Submitted by: traciehenkel1

Comment from traciehenkel1: One morning before sunrise, my husband and I drove to Frontenac, Minnesota, to watch the morning sunbeams kiss Minnesota and Wisconsin's majestic bluffs surrounding the Mississippi River. Truly this area is a jewel among the treasures of the Midwest.

Fireworks over Illinois

Submitted by: balzell

Comment from balzell: Fireworks starting at sunset in Metamora, Illinois.

Backyard sunset

Submitted by: null

Comment from null: I took this off our Nashport, Ohio, back deck.

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