Late September trip to the Dakotas 09/24—10/03/2019

September 23 -- October 1

Straight north from home.....2308 miles on the pickup odometer

The original plan was to go as far north as Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit. We made it to Teddy's South Unit, and Mother Nature decided the winter storm was moving into our area, so we started for home early.
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September 24

A stop at the Overland Trail Museum in Sterling, CO and North Sterling State Park. The campground was nothing to write home about. The mosquitoes discussed…

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September 25

The Mammoth Site at Hot Springs, South Dakota and Agnostura Recreation Area

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September 26

We arrived at Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit

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September 27

Exploring the South Unit

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September 28

We arrive at Devils Tower National Monument. The stretch of MT-323 from Ekalaka, MT to Alzada, MT may be the worst stretch of state highway I've driven in…

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September 29

We hike the trail around the base of Devils Tower and head for Lake Minatare State Park, Nebraska.
Once again fighting a headwind the entire way......

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September 30

A quick tour of the Lake Minatare Lighthouse, a stop by Scotts Bluff National Monument, and back to John Martin Reservoir in SE Colorado. This was our last day…

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Where and When

We left home September 24 and returned October 1.
The planned date to get home was to be around October 6.
Mother Nature changed our plans.

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