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Monday, August 28, 2017

Brooks Lake, Wyoming


High (9100' elevation) in the Shoshone National Forest I discovered this little gem of a place to stay.
It is to be able to call a place like this home for a few days
is why I do what I do - live on the road.


Looking the opposite direction from our home-site are these majestic cliffs.


Nearby Brooks Creek that empties into the lake. 
This bear country and no tent camping allowed.  You must be in a hard-sided abode.


Less than a mile down the road was a trail head to view some falls.
I just had to go see. 


 What is it about waterfalls and cascades that so captivates us?


Dropping down 2300' in elevation to the west I was finally able to get a good cell signal and make up this post.  Off in the not-too-far distance the Grand Teton mountains rise skyward but I am barely able to see them for all the smoke coming down from those wildfires in Canada.
Or maybe there is a fire close by I do not know about.

5 comments:

  1. Whoever named the state of Wyoming must have had a good deal of poetry in their soul.

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  2. Gorgeous location. Those rocky mountain peaks look like a painted theatre backdrop, hard to believe they are real.

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  3. Lucky you! What a gorgeous spot. Glad you found some cell service. Happy Trails to you and little Bean :)

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  4. Definitely a gorgeous spot. I wonder about all the dead trees though.

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