Spirit Lake Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Dutch John
... to stop and have a look around. With a 6 or 7 hour drive looming ahead of us though we had to press on. Perhaps we can make it back here another time, when the smoke has cleared!
Funny how things can turn out, I spent most of today thinking how unlucky we were with the smoke from the wildfires spoiling all the great views further north. Now, I am thinking that today has actually been very fortuitous for us!
We drove south from the Tetons, and the smoke seemed to be ...
... Downtown area pleasant, strolled around. Visited apartment site to look at 2 bed, but bit over budget. Quite liked Grand Junction and a possible contender, but onwards now towards Manitou Springs where hopefully we have a month-to-month cabin to look ...
... 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 ...
... two more panels of art. The one closest to the creek was absolutely destroyed by vandals carving names and crude genitals. What is so impressive about your being here beside a road, vandals? The Indians who made these marks didn't have an SUV or gas money. Near Moonflower Canyon was a wonder in a notch if the rock wall. There was a primitive ladder wedged into the wall. Thus was ancient in origin and was how people were able to climb the mesas and canyons. On the way back ...
... 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 ...