Cedar Crest Lodge
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... trip will be about 12 miles (usually on a raft trip you go about 2 miles an hour but we went a bit faster because of the current)
We start at Kyle's Landing and go to the next put in/take out which is Erby, about 5 miles down river.
But, before we get there, we find a nice gravel bar to stop for lunch. The views along this part of the river are really pretty, with tall bluffs reaching towards the sky.
We had thought the weather was to be a bit ...
... Younger, and his friends Jesse and Frank James, all illustrious outlaws. Frank James had a home in Newton County and one of their favorite haunts was Alum Cove. Frank James’ grave is actually located in Snow Cemetery just off Highway 327. The gravestone reads, “Frank James Alias Joe Vaughn 1844-“. Famous Baldknobber, Wash Middleton, AKA Wash Gibbs of “Shepherd of the ...
... 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!