Scottsbluff National Monument is today’s destination. What can I say? Today is more about pictures than words.
We stop at the Visitor Center. We talk with the rangers. We watch the video and look at the exhibits. I get my stamps.
We drive to the top of the bluff. The views along the 1.6-mile drive are spectacular. We go through three tunnels.
At the top, we hike to the South Viewpoint. I see a red fox briefly. I wish I got a picture.
I walk to the North Viewpoint and start down the Saddle Rock Trail. John is in charge of getting the RV back down to the Visitor Center.
The hike is wonderful! I take picture after picture after picture! I admit to favoring the side of the trail closest to the bluff in spots. I know I am not going to fall off the path but it somehow fells safer. No, I do not see any rattlesnakes!
Fortunately, John is waiting for me at the bottom. My calves may feel it tomorrow but the hike was great!
Campground: Robidoux RV