Super 8 Riverton
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... we got to know that there are two types of rocks in Grand Teton, Salt and pepper rock and cake rock, which was layered rock. Also we got to know that there is mica in the stones in grand teton and mica sparkles in sunlight.
Soon after we decided to do a 3mi hike around the lakes in the colter bay area. The hike took longer than expected ...
... the site and the owner were still waiting for us, and even a smile on her face which was lovely. Much better than many Australian parks we've stayed in where "you'd better be there before 6pm because we close".
It has been quite a long day, with an overnight flight, and a 6am arrival, followed by a 7 hour drive before we could even start to unpack all of our gear, make up our beds, and then think about dinner. I'm sure we were the last van to bed in the park around ...
... and who doersn'f like snow capped tetons?) across Jackson lake were little short of breathtaking. The other thing that I particularly liked about the Grand Tetons NP was that those bloody annoying tourists didn't seem to know the place existed. There was no competing for spots for a view, no hassles for parks, and no gigantic RVs clogging the roads.
If there was anything to complain about it ...
... Shoshoni, was a modern day ghost town. There was a mushroom mill that shutdown in the late 90's so now every building on main street but two or three are deserted with broken windows. One of the shops that was open was a little ma and pa burger joint and here I tried my first set of Rocky Mountain Oysters. Not sure what I thought of ...
... We where amazed at the color of the water; a nice soft turquoise blue. Just before arriving to our camp site we drove through 3 small tunnels in the rock cliff. We camped on the river looking out as it flowed north around a bend and up into the canyon.
After the hot mineral baths , the sound of the river and cool breezes through the night, we had a good sleep.
During the evening,a rental RV parked next ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed