Mysterious Places Around The World #12. Eternal Flame Falls – USA
Delve in the winding walking trails that crisscross the Chestnut Ridge Park and find the hidden wonder of Shale Creek.
Why? Well, because it manages to fuse two of the earth’s most elemental forces in a single area — that’s why! You will first see the stunning drops, cascading down over layers of chiselled granite stone. Then comes the fire, which can be seen flickering supporting cataracts.
It never goes out, and scientists say the conflagration is made by the presence of organic gas seeping in the subterrane.