Historic Log Cabins
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today, we headed to Custer State Park. We started on the Wildlife Loop - an 18 mile road that covers different habitats in the park. For spotting wildlife, we saw more wildlife in this park than all of our locations in Colorado. We encountered deer, antelope, and prairie dogs throughout the park. We also encountered the hungry burros. We brought some bread with us - the burros ate that up.
At mile marker 11, we had a lengthy encounter with the bison. In ...
... a laser light show of Crazy Horse's story and the story of the memorial as well, which was fun to see. Afterwards, the blasts went off - these are, according to their website, spectacular ceremonial blasts that light up the mountain with incredible fireballs and specially designed pyrotechnical features. I couldn't get any good photos of it but it was really neat to watch and I'mglad we were able to view it and happen to visit the memorial on such a special day!
... Age exhibit hall displays full-sized replicas of mammoths, a giant short-face bar, and a walk-in mammoth bone shelter." The site was discovered by accident in 1974 as the area was being prepared as a site for building houses. A mammoth tooth was found and the landowner agreed to further investigation. More bones and skulls were discovered with the end result being that the owner sold the land for what he had paid for it to a non-profit organization and work has ...
... east and then south to Wind Cave National Park through Sundance, Wyoming, where Margaret and Larry used to live, then down through Jewel Cave National Monument to Custer and on to the Campground in Wind Cave NP.
Apparently there is a HUGE bike rally in Sturgis South Dakota as we are seeing Harley's everywhere. Read more later.
... before it got too dark, to see if we could see some Elk. It seemed a pretty tall order, but , we had plenty of light left, so we took off again.
Not far out of town, Sam spotted movement across open ground. Checking it out through the long lens, it proved to be a coyote! A great find.
No much further along the road, we spotted a ranger parked in a roadside stop. He gave us some good ideas as to where to see an elk or two. As it ...