Mormon Lake Lodge
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Travel Blogs from Mormon Lake
... and inquired how we were doing and if we were going to make our 5:00 AM departure. We chatted for a few minutes, then I finished loading our luggage and other sundry items (snacks, coolers, etc.) into the truck and trailer. By 5:22 AM, we were pulling out of our driveway, and headed off on our adventure.
Las Vegas rush hour traffic was just starting to pick up as we headed off. The morning sun was ...
... evolution. The boys and I had a great discussion on the problems with evolution theory. Josh is still reaping the benefits of Scott Reitnour's classes at Wesleyan Academy. Even though like most of these parks, they adhere to evolution theory, it is still very fascinating to see the places and imagine the effects of the great flood to the earth. We watched the short film at the Welcome Center and then went on a guided ...
... highway to Reno, turning off at Lake Tahoe South (we've been here before and there is a huge RV park opposite the lake but while it's pretty, it is way too busy for this black duck). Dropped down the eastern side of the ranges through an impressive set of switchbacks and meeting with the 395 at Gardnerville, well south of Carson City.
The 395 is a very pleasant drive and is a great option for those cruising north of LA to Reno or Sacramento (or heading south). ...
... and sounds, sometimes browsing the makeshift local market set up on the platform to capture train passengers such as us.
What did we see through the big picture windows of the observation car as we trundled across the countryside? Initially we were in desert country, with low scrub and undulating plains. There were rocky outcrops and some distant mountains, which later became larger and snow capped as we travelled through Arizona ...
... some talks, to catch up with friends and aquaintences and to hear the latest in the overlanding world.
As we had just aquired a Four Wheel Pop-up Camper (see: www.fourwheelcampers.com) we took up residence on their stand along with a dozen of other happy owners. It was a good couple of days but we wanted to head on and ind ourselves some new country to camp in. ...