Pebble Creek Campground
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... the model for Disney's Wilderness Lodge.The dinner was excellent in a great setting. Being very full from our dinner didn't deter us from having ice cream while we watched another eruption of Old Faithful. Not wanting to leave this place we walked around Old Faithful again. We had seen the family from the Netherlands trailer at the service station on the way in and we now passed them on the boardwalk. Guess their ok.
We returned to our room. Stacey and Matthew "camped on the ...
... all those many years ago when I was young.
We were going to go to Artist's Paintpots, but here was the worst of the too small of a parking lot and too many cars. It took half an hour to drive around the parking lot because of the jam, by that time we weren't interested. The Gibbon Falls area was also very crowded (it was afternoon by now), though we were able to get ...
"Mud, mud, glorious mud,
Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood.
So, follow me, follow, down to the hollow,
And then we will wallow in glorious mud".
Flanders and Swan. The Hippopotamus Song, 1970
Saw elk in the pastures as we left camp. The BIG 4 here are elk, bear, bison and wolf, so we are counting!
Wildflowers everywhere, including the park flower, a purple-blue flower, the western fringed gentian, seen ...
Leisurely start. Then drove south to get another look at the Teton mountains in the sunlight. Pulled up at Willow Flats to look at distant deer, then at the Jackson Lake Dam. Great views of the mountains. Back to the lodge at Colter Bay for coffee and internet!! Planning the route forward to reduce the mileage we do each day. Then north through John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway. Rockefeller bought the land between Grand Teton and Yellowstone ...
... to drive and get a photo.
Personal update: Some of you are concerned about my shower issue....6'4" guy trying to shower in a tiny rv shower. Decided to get "soap on a rope" so that I don't have to worry about dropping the soap and then getting wedged in the tiny shower stall trying to retreive the soap. We decided that would be a real hard 911 call to make. Everybody got that image burned into your brain...sorry.