Oglala National Grasslands
Travel Blogs from Chadron
One thing I discovered on my journey is that I really, really like caves. So I enjoyed my visit to this park even though the caves were small and rather plain with no stalactites or spectacular formations. They were created by dissolving limestone and their one unique feature is called boxwork which are honeycomb-like structures on the walls and ceilings consisting ...
June 5, 2011 Fort Robinson, Ne
Today I rode my bike along a tough, steep and sandy scenic jeep route through Smiley Canyon. At its worst, it was an altitude induced headache, on the verge of a nose bleed experience! And after that it was rewarding! I've always said that if I could put myself in the right places I would see the wildlife I seeking. Today I saw a kid mountain sheep on his turf. ...
... for Yellowstone or Mount Rushmore, there seemed to be
enough business to support the place in season. Still, I hope you
might take some time to read of some of the events that have taken
Also meet up with some real travelers
here, Larry and Cheryl, on their way from Oregon to Massachusetts.
They really seem to be enjoying themselves and show a real enthusiasm
for what they are doing.
... As you can see spring is just
arriving in north-west Nebraska. Gone are the sandhills and the
buttes are starting to display themselves. You can see we are
surround by the Ponderosa Pines climbing up the hillsides while the
ever present Cottonwoods tower over the stream-beds.
After setting here and relaying all
this to you, I think that we might extend for another day or two.
That might allow spring to reach the higher elevations before we ...
... but very cute, and this pair were particularly friendly.
After feeding the aardvarks, Erin took us through other parts of the zoo, we saw bats, monkeys, birds, a sloth, giant fish, penguins, more fish in the aquarium, and some wallabies!
Having had our weird and wonderful animal fix for the day, we followed Erin to a bakery for lunch, took her advice on takeaway cinnamon crunch bagels with hazelnut cream cheese spread, bid farewell to Erin and ...
Other places to stay in Chadron
15951 U.S. 385, Chadron | Campgroundfrom $11