Nick's Lake Campground
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... said that the colors were the most dramatic in years-they were right! There were reds, oranges, golds, the 'whole shootin match'.
We took some wonderful hikes and marveled at how incredibly gorgeous the fall is in Upstate New York.
... leaves would have crunched under my feet if it hadn't so dampish. I am a deciduous girl and these are my woods and I was home.
The dinner bell summoned us back to the main lodge. We were seated at a table for eight and our delicious supper was served family style. Pork roast. Tuesday. Just as Betty promised. All is right in the world. Sunset.
Sunrise from the dock ...
... slowly and graciously came to our rescue. Both couples were bubbling with stories about Hemlock Hall. Betty had visited HH every season for the past 76 years. It was Tuesday, so she knew that tonight's menu would be roast pork, mashed potatoes and string beans. Thank you for sharing your memories and for the jump!
Home at Hemlock Hall in time for the bell.
... is Algonquins for "bark eaters," which was the derisive label given to the destitute Indians who resided here. Like the deer, they were reduced to eating tree bark to survive through the harsh winters."
Early in my ride, I encountered the closed Black River bridge. Dan from the campground gave me a complicated detour ...
... a spectacular wooded campsite on the banks of the Black River. We had the rustic bath house to ourselves, no other campers in sight. Dan warned us not to be afraid if we saw the resident hermit. He allows a "Mountain Man" to live in the deep woods along the river. Flashbacks of Deliverance make us grimace.