Saturday Road-trip

Elk with Watermark

This past Saturday we buckled in and headed for Fremont, Missouri to visit Peck Ranch Conservation Area in hopes of seeing some Elk & luckily we spotted one (just one), but it was a beautiful drive around the area and it got us out of the house.  The red dirt roads and pine trees in the area were a nice change of scenery considering everything else is in winter mode and brown.

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We also ran into some horses along the way.  At first we thought they had gotten lose, but then we saw a sign warning of wild horses.  Who knew we still had wild horses in Missouri?  How cool is that? It was obvious they frequented the area.  They had paths through a campsite and leading down into a creek.

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The Ozark trail passes through the area over the Current River and we found this cool bridge that was built in 1924.  I was able to get a good picture of it from the walkway.  Sadly, I think the bridge built in 1924 was in better condition than the walkway.

20180205_164235We managed to make a full day of it and didn’t get home until around 10:00 pm, but we enjoyed every minute.  Needless to say we are itching for it to warm up so we can spend some more time outside and less time in the car.

 

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