The Crow Peak Lodge
Travel Blogs from Spearfish
... to see this amazing rock from some different viewpoints. After getting our National Parks passbook stamped and snapping some photos we ate lunch (yeah - no PB&J today as we bought cold cuts last night) and headed out at 12:30 pm. At the entrance to Devil's Tower we passed our last prairie dog town with the little critters perched right alongside the road. This is probably a good time to mention that we bought a stuffed prairie dog for Mattias ...
... to create a one on one scenario with the herd animal and its human caretakers. Quite the spectacle. We spent an good hour and a half watching these folks process about a hundred animals….a production line dealing with 300 to 2,000 pound animals. Quite the spectacle…..I repeat myself for emphasis. Go see it, or, volunteer to help!
On the way out of Custer State Park on the Wildlife Loop, we come across a herd of wild ...
... Ekka (for my interstate and USA friends - the local 'show' or county fair).....now invite 400,000 to 500,000 people. Imagine if you will, that nearly all of them are on Harleys...apart from about five or six on sports bikes, BMWs or 'contraptions'.
Throw in a few bars and campgrounds with very little rules, hot weather and alcohol, a bit ...
... up in the 1950s. I spend many hours plowing, spring-toothing, mowing and sewing crops on these tractors.
Pictures are from the staging area last night in Spearfish, SD.
Notice that Jean & Joyce are getting ready to go to work on some Big Iron Tractors.
So off we went, heading east towards the Little Big Horn, Montana, a place Murray had wanted to see for years. I've seen it, and told him it was just a big empty flat field (basically), but he would have none of it. He had to see it for himself. So... on we went.
The Little Big Horn is near Crow Agency, MT. It actually WAS interesting to see Custer's Last Stand again. And ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed