The Lodge At Black Rapids
Travel Blogs from Black Rapids
... back thru Whitehorse!) The one and only gas stop on the Top of the World Highway is in Chicken, Alaska. There are three competing gas stations, each with a riot of chicken attractions to pull you in. It was fun to visit a few of them and take some pictures.
Tonight we are staying in a private campground in Delta Junction with lots of rules! Delta Junction is the official end of the Alaska Highway, so if ...
Alaska is more than living up to our expectations so far! Last night and today we've been camping on a small stream and Scott has been fly fishing. He caught several fish last night, and we had a grayling for dinner (can only keep one fish a day here, which is just fine - that's all we need anyway...). They taste similar to trout, maybe even better! This is a first for him - he's never caught ...
The birds are singing this morning in Tok. It is 46 and sprinkling.
We gas up at $4.66 a gallon, better that the $5 to $6 in Canada. We got a free wash at the Tesoro gas station. Boy did that help. We had two inches of mud dried under
the RV from all the mud roads we were on yesterday. Our cell phones are working.
The mosquitoes are out, another miracle that they can survive in a place that gets to 40 ...
Ginny urged us all to get up on time this AM because she hoped to get another sighting of Denali on our way out of the park. Today I again was the driver and my demeanor was certainly superior to old Cranky Franky Sutton. I savored every mile I drove from Teklanika to the park border, knowing that I was enjoying a special privilege. The clear, sunny morning suggested that we might again catch a glimpse of the Great One. Shortly after Savage River, we were treated to a beautiful view ...
It's Sunday today and feels like we should go to church. However, we looked at the directory last night and realized that we didn't have times of services nor did we know what most of the churches were. There were a few that were listed as a Chapel, not sure if they were actual churches and were a non-denominational or had an affiliation of some kind with a larger church body. Anyway, we decided to listen to the Lutheran Hour on the computer. The ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed