FlatIron Historic Sandstone Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... prairie dogs.
Kid #2: OK
Kid #2: What do prairie dogs look like?
Mom: Like rats, but in a pack?
Kid #1: Well, they are like meerkats, they live in families, but they occur here...
Kid #2: So they are "Ah-meer-ih-kats"?
Tomorrow: Wind Cave National Park, Mount Rushmore, Black Hills, Theodore Roosevelt Monument, etc.
Monday morning we headed to Rapid City, about 40 miles away, and picked up a rental car. We decided to give Riley a rest while we visited the many attractions here. Also, there are many narrow tunnels in the area just inches higher than our RV - yikes!
In the evening, we walked to a nearby pavilion where The Badger Sett Band played music to the poetry of Charles Badger Clark, the first ...
... as America's greatest Ice Age treasure and I have no doubt that it is that. It is a registered National Natural Landmark. As the brochures says, "At the center you time travel to the Ice Age and walk the edges of a sinkhole where Columbian and woolly mammoths, camels, wolves, and giant bears became trapped 26,000 years ago leaving an ancient treasure trove of fossil remains. This indoor excavation site features the fossils of 61 Columbian and woolly mammoths. ...
... ground. We did drive out to the SE part of the NP in the late evening light, spotting Elk, Antelope, Coyote, Mountain Bluebirds, Deer and....Bison.
We arrived in the middle of herd of roaming bison about 100 in number as they passed over the road. We watched them for about 45 minutes with no one else around. Quiet and we could hear them talk to each ...
... herd was last seem. Changed our plans and went over to Iron Mountain Road which fans north to south in the northeast corner of the park. After a mile on this road we were in the middle of the bison herd. They were in the hills to the left and right and a large number were in the mud on both shoulders with a few on the road. Kathy got a lot of close up photos. After we got through the bison herd, decided to stay on Iron Mountain Road which goes north to My Rushmore. Road is ...