Travel Blogs from Vernal
It was raining as I drove to the Visitor Center just to the east of Dinosaur, CO. I went in and watched their movie and talked to a ranger about what I should do. The national monument was created in 1915 but at that time it only included 80 acres around a quarry near Vernal, UT. It was expanded to over 200,000 acres in …
We left Jackson this morning around 10:30. We had a relaxing morning; did some more laundry, caught up on the blog, ate breakfast, showered, etc.
Jackson is a great little western town. A lot of the buildings look like the old west. I would have liked to stay and walk around the historic district a bit, but unfortunately, parking the RV in town was just not going to happen.
We decided to ...
... had the big, beautiful curled horns, but then the older males do not tend to stay with the females and younger sheep.
Finally, we round the last curve, drag the boats over one last sandbar, and pull up to the boat ramp at Rainbow Park, the end of Island Park and our lunch destination. It is always great to see that boat ramp after a long slog of hard rowing (I say this, but I am not the one who rows!). Rainbow Park is the other place ...
... top of a dead tree. The rope went up and over, but then would not budge. It had gotten snagged on the top of the tree, and nothing anyone did would get the rope down. After working on it for a while, and putting the rest of the kitchen and food away, Frank brought up another rope and hung the garbage.
Everyone was so hot and tired after a long day of hard rowing and a hot hike that they all disappeared right after dinner.
Just to ...
... our way out of town.
We had lunch in a local bar which wasn't bad before continuing our stroll through town. Sean and I walked in the opposite direction to find the post office and get a flat pack box to send through to Mainfreight - it's a good way to get rid of the goodies we buy alone the way and also keep out load on the bikes lights as possible. For $14.00 it was sent through to be packed with the bikes when we return them back to NZ.
Dinner was had ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRodeway Inn Vernal
The internet was so slow that it was almost totally worthless for anything I tried to do.
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