Cedar Crest Lodge
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... is an oar rig where the Oar Guide sits in a chair in the center of the raft and guides the raft down the river. Others in the raft mainly sit and enjoy the river. Sometimes they also help the Oar Guide watch for hazards on the river.
We are finally ready to go. It is about 12:00 by this time. As I wrote earlier, we have had quite a bit of rain this past week so there is quite a bit of current. After getting through the first rapid we are on our way.
... 8221; fame was shot a few yards behind the Parthenon Store on July 4, 1888, by a U.S. Marshal for a killing in Missouri. It is rumored that Baldknobber Gold is buried in the hills surrounding Parthenon. You might be able to even find some of the famed Baldknobber Gold!
Trail: Located in a valley enclosed by a rugged bluff line, the natural bridge spans over 130 feet.
The 1.1 mile loop ...
... in Ponca take the keys to your vehicle and drive the vehicle to the take out point. Giving our keys to a stranger--not happening.
Elk Education Center
Information about the elk that were brought back to the Buffalo National River area.
Great displays as well as bird feeders.
Benches on porch to watch ...
... delicious for breakfast.
Bread basket has "nibblers" of the different breads--so good.
Philly cheesesteak on asaigo cheese bread, fantastic;
chicken salad sandwich on woodstock bread and potato bacon soup, very good.
Couldn't resist their homemade desserts--good chocolate gnash cake; hard to believe they were out of bread pudding.
Poured rain ...
... some crazy eyed locals who wanted their hands on our loaded packs.
Day 12: 21 miles (Bahahahaha.. just thinking about that mileage sets a deep ache into my feet)
This day was the most exciting of the entire trip. To make a long story short we got caught up in a 225 acre prescribed burn in the Tyler Bend area. Check out the photos! It was scary yet quite enjoyable.
GG this trip was a huge success! Now for the Pacific Crest Trail!