Flat Creek Ranch
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The next day the weather was dramatically different and we got amazing views of Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, the Black Hills forest, Custer State Park and the Badlands. At Mount Rushmore, Wills asked a lady to take our picture. After she took it she asked if we were from Australia. Wills had just about had enough by this stage and said impatiently "Why does everyone keep asking that, it's really beginning to irritate me!" She replied with an awkward "Okaaay" ...
It rained most of the night but it has stopped. The morning clouds are low and the air is cool. We had breakfast just down the street, at Bubba's Bar-B-Que; the manager at the hotel told us they served pancakes with a shovel. Yes, they were large and quite tasty.
Not sure if will be riding in the rain today or not. Headed for Logan ...
... the view is spectacular.
The grounds surrounding the property are now a wildlife protection area. The thick green grass hides all kinds of chipmunks and squirrels, not to mention fox. We are lucky enough to watch a fox comb the grasses for food. The fox hunches down to look in the grass so all we see are his ears. Then he stands up to get a whiff of food. He hunches down, not as far, surveying the grass in front of him. Foxes are beautiful ...
... and we saw her lead one of the young off maybe to teach it how to properly hunt. We watched them until they all disappeared down a opening under the porch.
Drove around in the Tetons checking things out and enjoyed some nice birds including many bluebirds and red tailed hawks. Finished off the day with dinner at Dornan's. We sat at the bar where you have an incredible view of the Tetons and the Snake River.
... Snake River with views of the Teton Range from the bar and were able to check out some of the historical buildings near the river. This included a wooden church and the last ferry that was once use dto cross the Snake River.
Hoping for some sunshine, we took the scenic drive along ths shores of Jenny Lake, but had to be satisfied with a few last gloomy photos. ...