August 2018 Walk-About 08/01—09/02/2018

20 Days, 4262 Miles, 5 States + Alberta Canada, and 2320 Pictures.

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August 1 Home to SE Colorado. Bent's Old Fort and John Martin Reservoir State Park.

August 1

Home to SE Colorado.
Bent's Old Fort and John Martin Reservoir State Park.

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August 2 SE Colorado to SE Wyoming. John Martin Reservoir to Guernsey State Park

August 2

SE Colorado to SE Wyoming.
John Martin Reservoir to Guernsey State Park

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August 3 SE Wyoming to N Wyoming. Fort Laramie National Historic Site then Guernsey State Park to Horseshoe Bend Campground in...

August 3

SE Wyoming to N Wyoming. Fort Laramie National Historic Site then Guernsey State Park to Horseshoe Bend Campground in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

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August 4 North Central Wyoming to Central Montana. Views from Bighorn Canyon then on to Spring Creek Campground in the Lewis and...

August 4

North Central Wyoming to Central Montana.
Views from Bighorn Canyon then on to Spring Creek Campground in the Lewis and Clark National Forest

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August 5

Central Montana to a little more Central Montana.
Spring Creek Campground to Many Pines Campground, Lewis and Clark National Forest.

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August 6

Central Montana to Glacier National Park. Many Pines Campground to the Saint Mary Campground on the eastern edge of Glacier. An evening boat tour of Saint Mary…

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August 7

A day driving The Going-to-the-Sun Road. 50 miles each direction. The smoke haze depended on the location of the sun. After we left Glacier, the McDonald fire…

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August 8

A day trip to Waterton Lakes National Park, Glacier's sister park in Alberta, Canada. We stopped at the Many Glacier area on our way back to camp. We got to see…

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August 9

Our last day in Glacier. Around the Two Medicine area and back to Logan Pass for mountain goats, marmots, and flowers.

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August 10

Mainly a travel day. From Glacier to Lewis and Clark Cavern State Park in Montana. We did not do any exploring, it was just a place to park for the night.…

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August 11

From Lewis and Clark Cavern State Park to the West Yellowstone entrance, to the Grant Village Campground then finding buffalo roadblocks within Yellowstone…

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August 12

Yellowstone National Park.
Geysers, Waterfalls, Buffalo, Rivers, and Canyons

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August 13

From Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teaton National Park.

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August 14

From Grand Teton National Park to Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. Not as much smoke haze to start the day. Still looking for the elusive moose, but only…

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August 15

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area.
Dam tour, Red Canyon Visitor Center, Sheep Creek Geological Loop, and Firefighters Memorial Campground

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August 16

From Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, a stop at Dinosaur National Monument, and to YampaRiver State Park.

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August 17

From Yampa River State Park to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Lots of smoke from the fire in the Routt National Forest west of Rocky.
Late evening elk.

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August 18

Driving Trail Ridge Road. Starting with driving in the clouds to a partly cloudy, with blue skys afternoon. I think we're done with Estes Park. Way too many…

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August 19

From Rocky Mountain National Park to Lake Pueblo State Park.

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August 20

From Lake Pueblo State Park to Home Sweet Home
It's time to be home.

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Complete Route Each day is a different color
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Complete Route
Each day is a different color