Father Hennepin State Park
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Where we took the maiden voyage of our kayak here and it went well!
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We had a nice drive up here on Sunday. We arrived and got set up just before the tornado warnings with severe thunderstorms befused with lightening and thunder. Needless to say we ate indoors. Bob took Meatball for a much needed walk in the middle of the storm and Meatball had a nice swim in the lake in the middle of it all. Thunder doesn't seem to …
... 8217;s family left for the night and we all headed back down to the camp fire on the lake. Every 4th of July there are fireworks that are let off near the island we were at today, so we all jump back on the boat, rugged up because its cooler tonight, and off we go. We watch the fireworks show and appreciate our ability to watch these and thinking about the rest of the world that have never seen them or wouldn’t know what they are.
... everyone trying to chat and nobody is giving him the time of day and it’s breaking my heart watching this. Just as I bring him to Aaron’s attention, Stacy contacts me on facebook and is wanting to skype, so we head back upstairs to grab our bags, clean our teeth and quickly skype before getting on the road. We skype for 20minutes and then head downstairs to check out.
As we get downstairs and walk by the breakfast room to return a coffee ...
... the river, you would be in Wisconsin. We have a nice campsite. It was a bit difficult to back the coach in but fortunately we had no neighbors to disturb. We discovered that right under our nose under the picnic table was a robin's nest. I was always wondering why that robin hung round our camp all the time. Further inspection showed that the robin eggs had hatched and the robin was tending to her ...
... grounds. Then we headed for Gooseberry Falls. We hiked up to the upper falls and then followed the trail to the lower falls. There was a lot of people just chilling out by the falls. We even seen a cave man. See the attached picture.
We took a couple of other hikes around Beaver Bay and Silver Bay. Once we reached Schroeder, we stopped at the bridge to see yet another falls.
We had dinner on our way back to Hinckley.
Chuck and Sheila ...