Spirit Lake Lodge
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- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Spirit Lake Lodge Dutch John
Travel Blogs from Dutch John
... to pink coral dunes state park. It was beautiful and the kids loved this. We all rolled around on these coral dunes with the finest sand. We created mini avalanches and just relaxed. There is a bucket of dirt coming home with us. Goodbye Utah. We will miss your wild beauty. Onto Colorado and the Rockies - Red Sox game tomorrow night. When in doubt... ...
... the trees are now large arbor vitae, and the views are of the east side of the Flaming Gorge - lovely in the hot light of sunset.
Just south of the Flaming Gorge dam, I talk to a county sheriff, who recommends 'Firefighter Memorial Campground' for the night. A spacious, clean campground, my tent site gives me pretty views of the canyon and a nice sunset.
My tent is drying out, and I hope for a clear ...
... to the river to take a boat out. Really easy and we were off in a tin boat and an outboard....brilliant! Great fun, the gorge was stunning from the water as well and the kids enjoyed getting drenched. Then back to the truck, over the dam and off to find the next campground. This one a bit of a disappointment, looked very unloved and no way of filling up with water so we decided to push on into Wyoming, get a little closer to Jackson and head for Rock ...
... really comfortable cushion I considered taking to the beach to sit on but instead decided to continue exploring. I crossed a fence into a farmer's property (cue fear of US farmer shooting me for being on his ranch)... no cows though so that made my chances of survival better!
I found these strange fluffy flowers which intrigued me and then stumbled across some cow remains. The bones were clean and the skull intact for the most part, the skin was hardened. I came ...
... is clear and cold, being released from Flaming Gorge Dam after turning the turbines that power much of Colorado. You can see the bottom in most places and watch the trout chase (or laugh at) your lure. It has always been one of my favorite river trips since I started coming here in the early eighties.
Barb and I are not fly fishers, so Terry rigged us up with spinning rods and jigs, The jigs were basically lead headed hooks with feathers ...