SpringHill Suites Vernal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... in a spectacular building to protect from the elements the exposed bones and skeletons which were left in place. After a friendly ranger used his laser pointer to help explain what bones and skeletons we were looking at, we hiked the ¾ miles back to the visitor center through exquisite rocks and strange formations. We then drove back to Vernal where Michael had the trailer all set up and ...
... jumble of rocks. It was only when we were at the bottom of it that Frank looked on his GPS and said that we had just gone through S.O.B. Again, not far beyond is the very fun Schoolboy Rapid. The river narrows and runs into the left wall, creating a really exciting series of roller coaster waves. I got drenched! More riffles take us down to the Inglesby Rapid, the final named rapid in Split Mountain Canyon. Sadly we head through the last two miles ...
... nothing with which to compare it. We were standing at an overlook and there was the Gorge - as far as we could see left and right. Truly amazing!
We arrived at our campground around 6:00 Mountain Time, got everything set up and enjoyed meatballs and spaghetti for dinner. Fred had a beer watching the Olympics on the computer and Fox News on TV - if only the Red Sox had won, it would have been a perfect ...
... petroglyphs from the Native American
Fremont people etched into the rock face some 1400 years ago.
Back at camp, we started a wood fire in
the grill and cooked up some spicy Buffalo sausage and hot dogs for
dinner. You can't get more American than that. We finished off the
night with a game of volleyball (adults vs kids) to determine who
would wash dishes and then watched the fireworks in the distance.
... full of shops and restaurants. The next big town was Craig, which was nice but no more mountains. All the towns between Craig and Dinosaur, CO were so tiny - no stop lights or stop signs. Let’s just say I was able to get a lot of writing done.
We finally arrived at the Dinosaur National Monument on the Colorado side, and went inside to the visitors center to find out about camping. The ranger was helpful and told us that the ...