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... t ask why. We were thoroughly disappointed to find that he meant it was a great place to eat the lunches we brought (PB&J) not food to buy - so disappointing. Most people who ride out this far are riding tour buses and will turn around here, but the center also provides a place for long-term backcountry trekkers to store gear for their trip. We met four guys spending 30 days hiking a glacier that did this (no thank you). A Waiting Place Wonder ...
... no vacancies. We spent our first two nights in DNP at the Riley Campground, which is the campground nearest the park entrance. It's a great set up with tent sites, RV sites, a shower and laundry house and a little store. After setting up our tent we took glorious showers. It's amazing how good showers feel when you haven't showered in a while. On our first full day in the park we went out to the park kennels to see the sled dog ...
... the weather is usually cooler and cloudy.
We have seen hundred miles of black spruce, along the way. It looks like and evergreen with stunted growth. Also there is muskeg along the way, it is what the caribou like to eat.
At our campground last night we had to buy tokens for the shower. $3.00 for 5 minutes. I wanted 10 minutes, but was able to do it in 5!
We only traveled 110 miles in our vehicle today. ...
... at Denali Cabins at 4:10 Pm. We checked in and unloaded the bus in the rain. The cabins are rustic but nice. Our delegation headed down the road to Glitter Gulch for dinner. We had a choice of salmon, halibut, rockfish, grilled chicken, or chicken fingers. Some of the kids tried food they had never tasted before. I was very happy to see them do this. Some of them liked what they got and some didn't. After ...
Had buffet lunch here of very yummy salads and make your own sandwich station. Also, ice tea, lemonade, juice, and hot tea & coffee. Food was freshly made even in this "wilderness" and tasty. Ambience very nice next to a rushing river -- with that deep throaty rushing woosh.
After lunch went on botany tour of the area which was very educational and plucked berries to eat later. Berries encountered included, blueberries, ...