Olive Ridge Campground
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Tuesday we woke to a nice cool morning. We checked out of the Coyote Lodge and found a nice laundry facility. They even offered showers for $6 if we were campers that would have been the place to smell good again. Then we made our way to the Rocky Mountain Park. The scenery was absolutely breath taking with a new surprise around every switchback in the road. Temperature dropped as we climbed higher which felt ...
... river with Elk walking
was time to go camp. As we were setting up we started noticing our surroundings
and in every direction there was a fabulous view. Stewart made a campfire and
we relaxed as it turned dark outside.
We are planning to leave Rocky Mt. National Park today so we will be doing one of our last hikes. We are going to hike Ouzel Falls a recommendation from JT. He knew Stewart was into birds and ...
... seasonally closed, but we travelled each one that was open. Most of the wildlife must have been burrowed into the park, except for the herd of mule deer we spied near the park bottom.
The open road to the upper part of the park was snow-covered. A cold, hard-blowing wind limited our number of visits outside the car, except we did find a rocky ...
... to bed.
We all called it a night and got into our warm sleeping bags pulled over our faces, with our multiple layers on, and went to sleep.
Relaxing at the campsite while the kids played on the rocks
Making a good decision to wait out the storm
Horseback riding and Jared finding the horseshoe
Having everything be dry after a big rainstorm
Seeing shooting stars under the beautiful Colorado night ...
... time at the park. Oh what a joy to be here with them!!
Dee, George and Uncle Brian (Dee's brother, visiting from Ireland) joined us for a delicious dinner. I need the recipe for the breaded grilled tomatoes with mozzarella and fresh basil. Lovely evening - such fun to hear Brian and Dee having different memories of their growing up. Will be here for a few days, before we head out on our camping adventure.