High Country Guest Ranch
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- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today we're back to our regular routine of swimming and Pickleball. So what did we want to do today? Murray suggested that we take a ride through Custer State Park so after lunch, off we went. It was another beautiful sunny day and it felt so good riding the Hills. We were delighted to get a close up look at a herd of buffalo - a few were not only along the roadside but some decided to cross the road ahead of us. Next we could see profiles of a herd of pronghorn antelope on top of ...
... status (I had my driver license changed a year or so ago to reflect Veteran), and said there was No Charge!
Whereas Rushmore involved hundreds of workers and took just a couple of decades, the Crazy Hose mountain is being primarily carved by one family. They've got lots of kids - but still! It's been a work in progress since 1948, and there's a l-o-n-g way to go. Crazy Horse's head is something like 85 feet high, while the ...
... first time he remembered them. Soph would have liked more of a choice.
After dinner we headed to Mount Rushmore. We walked the Presidential trail (250 stairs) that takes you right up to the base of the memorial. There is an amphitheater where they do a lighting ceremony. They show a short movie about the presidents and then we sang the Star Spangled Banner and they lit the memorial. After that they have ...
... deer, prairie dogs, and wild turkies. The calves are dropping! One herd had at least two of the little orange neophytes running circles around their stout mothers even though only a few days old. Several herds had yet to greet the new arrivals. Russ is looking forward to returning in a month with our group to see more of the new arrivals!
The ride was COLD! Temps are unseasonably low. ...
... we see a huge lone male standing by the side of the road and we get our photo
We head south into Wyoming, mountains disappear, replaced by scrub to the horizon and wild thunder heads.