The Lodge At Jackson Fork Ranch
Travel Blogs from Bondurant
... greens, yellows, greys and mauves. Time wore on and we searched for some accommodation. Somehow we found ourselves further along the road than we'd anticipated for today and lodging was thin on the ground. When we drove into Jackson we found the first available hotel with a vacancy. We sat down in the very swanky reception area and were told there was a room available and (lucky us) only $300+ for the night. Chris nearly had a conniption and I (and I was proud of myself) said ...
... have someone so excited, and happy to be quick to go. It took about 15-20 minutes, we caught a few thermals, it wasn’t cold at all. I felt like i was hanging out with the birds seeking prey. Tony was left behind to find a ready pilot.
The bad weather was coming in fast, and none of the pilots on the ground were going back up again. Would Tony get a ride? He did, and the last ride down that day with Dan, and ...
... less than an hour. Dawayne and Joi were anticipating the 7 hour drive to Steamboat Springs and were anxious to get there, so we left the Jackson Hole area at noon.
Oh...and the white in the mountains is not snow. It's glacial ice. The elevation is so high that the conditions don't allow for it to melt, even in the summer heat.
Campstie Site #5 - Forest Service Campground with water nearby. No dump station. Elevation 6939 ft. 58 total sites. Notes - Mostly wooded sites, but are few sites with incredible views of the mountains ( such as ours). - Nearby hot springs. - Good hiking options in the area - Easy drive to Jackson and Grand Teton NP after 9 miles or so on a dirt ...
... completing activities in the book.
As we entered Wyoming, we saw more of the sandstone mountains covered with little brush-like trees. Road signs indicated it was a Free Range, and sure enough, we saw cattle roaming the craggy mountainsides, munching on the brushy little trees. Soon, we were out of the mountains and driving over rolling desert areas with the Rocky Mountains far off in the distance.
The Rocky Mountains loomed over ...
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- Free parking