Our lovely park is just 20 miles or so from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park. So, we're planning to make several trips there during our stay at Red Rock. We made our first trip this morning. Our friends Pat and Ed, whom we met in Port Aransas last winter, were staying north of Yellowstone and are planning to leave tomorrow. So, today was the day to catch up with them. We met for a tasty lunch and lively conversation at Canyon Village Lodge. It was great to see them both. We look forward to seeing them down the road.
It rained most of the day. The rain tempered our sightseeing, but didn't keep park road crews from working. We hit this delay each way today, and spent a total of 45 minutes just sitting.
Road construction wasn't the only thing stopping traffic in Yellowstone today. We got caught in an "animal jam" as this bison and his buddy strolled along the park road. And, when these big boys want the road, they get it! We didn't mind the wait.
Our rolling home is feeling quite comfortable these days. You see, this is moose country. We've heard of folks spotting these creatures in Yellowstone and near our park. The only moose we've spotted so far have been in gift shops and such. In West Yellowstone, MT we stopped for groceries and saw this spot across the street. Now, that's our kind of place! And, it appears to be for sale. Anybody want to buy a moose?
We look forward to spotting some real moose soon as we explore the area in and around Yellowstone.