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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room
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Travel Blogs from Vernal
... in a spectacular building to protect from the elements the exposed bones and skeletons which were left in place. After a friendly ranger used his laser pointer to help explain what bones and skeletons we were looking at, we hiked the ¾ miles back to the visitor center through exquisite rocks and strange formations. We then drove back to Vernal where Michael had the trailer all set up and ...
... about 100 are still frozen in time for you to see!! About 149 million years ago, a combination of drought then flood led to hundreds of these creatures (dead and alive) being washed downstream until they started to pile up, into a sort of natural carcass dam. They were then buried in layers of silt and slowly turned into stone for us to study today. This quarry has yielded one of the ...
... br> Three miles down river we came to the confluence of the Green with the Yampa Rivers. Very strangely, the water of the Green is brown, although it was clearing slightly, but the water of the Yampa, which is almost always brown, is a beautiful green! The photo shows how the two rivers join, and that it takes a bit before the waters actually mingle. Opposite the Yampa's entrance is a huge, vertical rock called Steamboat Rock Drifting along side of ...
... nothing with which to compare it. We were standing at an overlook and there was the Gorge - as far as we could see left and right. Truly amazing!
We arrived at our campground around 6:00 Mountain Time, got everything set up and enjoyed meatballs and spaghetti for dinner. Fred had a beer watching the Olympics on the computer and Fox News on TV - if only the Red Sox had won, it would have been a perfect ...
... petroglyphs from the Native American
Fremont people etched into the rock face some 1400 years ago.
Back at camp, we started a wood fire in
the grill and cooked up some spicy Buffalo sausage and hot dogs for
dinner. You can't get more American than that. We finished off the
night with a game of volleyball (adults vs kids) to determine who
would wash dishes and then watched the fireworks in the distance.