Super 8 Hot Springs
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... eluded us, the Elk.
We rather belatedly hit the mammoth museum. Our little hour or two drive had taken pretty much all day. The site itself houses the actual dig site, which is active part of the year, largely undertaken by volunteers from all over, and the museum had some amazing specimens on display, including a short faced bear skeleton. Pretty impressive.
Sitting down for dinner, we talked ourselves into nicking out ...
... a walkway to view the dig. At various points along the way, the guide uses a one-way radio to talk to you about the site...visitors use a telephone receiver to listen since the room is so vast. To date, 60 skeletons of either wooly mammoths or Columbian mammoths have been found along with various other animals that lived at that time. One of them was a menacing short-faced bear that stood 15 feet on its hind legs. After the tour we ...
... Creek Steakhouse in Piedmont. We met Brenda and Gary at about 7pm and spent several fun hours bringing each other up to date. Gary was in the same floor in Scobey Hall at SDSU when I first transferred there, later we worked together at Camp Bob Marshall (4-H camp) in the Black Hills one summer and also were roommates in several apartments while finishing college. I hadn't seen Gary in years and it was a great time reconnecting and meeting Brenda. What a couple of ...
... so we drove to a small lake trailhead near Custer and biked about 12 miles on this trail which had about a 3% grade leaving Custer for about 10 miles. Ruby found the going rough after about 9 miles up the trail where we stopped and had lunch. Ruby remained at this rest area within rolling hills and ranches with horses grazing in the fields. Stewart continued as he wanted to view ...
... that even I could not fit thru. Original explorers had to blast an entrance. The park also includes a large area of grasslands adjacent to Custer State Park. Many nice scenic views. A couple of large buffalo herds roam the area but I was told that their range is so great that it would be hit or miss to see any. For me, sadly, it was miss. A nice park, but no urge to ...
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