Bruneau Dunes State Park

Sand and Stars at Bruneau Dunes State Park Bruneau Dunes State Park Bruneau Dunes State Park in Idaho has the ‘highest single structured sand dune and a public observatory with a 25 inch Newtonian reflecting telescope.  The park has two RV sections – almost empty during the heat of July.  They also have an equestrian

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Massacre Rocks State Park

Massacre Rocks State Park Near American Falls, Idaho… We are camping at Massacre Rocks State Park for a week after attending the FMCA Rally in Gillette.  We have water and electric at our campsite, but no sewer – no big deal as they had really great bathrooms with wonderful showers.  There are gray water dump

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Livingston Montana and Sheridan Wyoming

Livingston MT and Sheridan WY Livingston and the Train Museum After leaving White Sandy BLM Recreation area, we return to Paradise Valley near Livingston.  Downtown Livingston has a neat train museum – the Livingston Depot.  There are great displays for the building of the railroad that led to the explosion of settling of this area.  The museum covers the

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White Sandy Recreation Area

White Sandy Recreation Area What can beat Yellowstone National Park?   How about taking a couple of weeks off?  We are doing exactly that, at White Sandy Recreation Area near Helena Montana. Relaxing at White Sandy Driving over the rise between Helena and White Sandy Recreation Site where the Missouri River and Prickly Pear Creek meet we are struck by

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Yellowstone Day 3

Yellowstone Day Three Bison Can’t believe it’s already Yellowstone Day Three!  It is always exciting to see Bison.    Today there is Bison in the fields and even one that wandered along the road.  That was a treat in itself to see a Bison so close and not trying to view one while driving by.  Traffic

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Yellowstone Day Four & Five

Yellowstone – Day Four and Five Our last two days at Yellowstone!  What a fun trip it has been.  Our base camp at Henry’s Lake in Idaho was perfect for getting into the West Yellowstone entrance.  Henry’s Lake State Park is a great place to also stay and kick back for a few days, however,

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Yellowstone Day Two

Yellowstone National Park – Day Two Camping at Henry’s Lake State Park, Idaho Camping at Henry’s Lake State Park was a good find by Christine.  It is an easy 15 minute drive to the East Yellowstone entrance.  The town of West Yellowstone offers several restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores etc., so we often stopped to

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Yellowstone Day One

Yellowstone Day One Touring The Grand Loop We made it!  Yellowstone Day One.  Our youngest daughter and her family have joined us in this trip to Yellowstone National Park.  We came in through the west entrance.  After driving a few miles we are thrilled to see so much water, green grass everywhere and finally see

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Henry’s Lake – Island Park Idaho

Henry’s Lake Near Island Park, Idaho and West Yellowstone It is only 114 miles from Paradise Valley (Livingston Montana) to Henry’s Lake State Park at Island Park, Idaho. We picked this park because it is only 15 minutes or so from the West Yellowstone entrance. Web reviews were good but it was hard to find

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