Tag Archives: History

Holey Granite Rocks, Batman!

Massive granite boulders are one of the beautiful components of the scenery out here in the Elkhorn Mountains.  But, occasionally you might come across some with numerous holes like the one pictured below.  Some of the holes might be an … Continue reading

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Dredges and Rangers and Ghosts, Oh MY!

On a warm summer night in August, park rangers and visitors came together around the campfire for an evening of S’mores and stories.  The stories of course being about the best thing talked about around campfires on warm summer nights:  … Continue reading

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Was Skeleton Creek Real?

Our evening campfire program this past weekend was a great success! Lots of families on vacation, Skeleton Creek enthusiasts and some of our rascally locals came out. We enjoyed stories around the campfire, learned about the historical events that influenced … Continue reading

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Tales of Old

This last Saturday marked the eighteenth Annual Dredge Workers reunion. In attendance were several former dredge workers and many family members, as well as a number of guests. The potluck featured fantastic food and a good time was had by … Continue reading

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