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It was a dark and stormy night. The rain let up a bit as we pulled out to move a bit farther south.
This interesting food cart/trailer was for sale at the RV park. I wonder how much they go for.
It was a really easy drive, almost all downhill. The scenery was also better than average for an interstate.
We are at Quechee State Park. The park only opened on Friday. We are the first people to check in and have the park to ourselves. I guess thing don’t start to pick up until next weekend as it will be Memorial Day down here.
This is a no hookups park. Since no sites are taken I could choose what I wanted. I wandered through the park when we got here trying to find a site where I might get a shot at the TV satellite and would be open enough for the solar panels to work, assuming we get some sunshine. I picked this one as the most likely candidate but so far I have had no luck with the TV. The trees are just too tall.
Right next to the park is Quechee Gorge. At around 160 feet it is the deepest gorge in Vermont.
The weather for the next few days looks kind of bad so we figured we had better look at the gorge now. We even got some sunny breaks but it is very humid and hot. We did the short hike over to the gorge from the campground.
The campground trail intersects part way down the gorge. We first walked down to the bottom and out onto these angled layerd rocks.
The view back up the gorge to the bridge over the highway.
Jennie always likes to poke around for interesting objects.
Then we headed up the gorge.
Jennie crossed the bridge but stayed away from the edge. The bridge also shook a bit as the trucks went over.
From the bridge back down the gorge.
Up higher there is a little hydroelectric dam at the top.
Our reward after a short but very hot hike.
We looked at some of the store. This must be a huge tourist destination in the summer as the parking lots at the stores were quite large.
Our daughter works for the company that makes this stuff and writes a blog about for them.
Does anyone know what kind of tree this is?
On the way from the highway to the campground we had seen a BBQ place with pulled pork. We indulged ourselves for dinner.
Looks like a layered cherry blossom tree. Beautiful!!ReplyDelete