Lee and a curious calico crisscross the country in a RV, living simply and sustainably.

Posts tagged ‘South Dakota’

Good Times in Badlands National Park

Last fall, when my seasonal contract with Yellowstone Association was up, I headed for South Dakota. When I was a kid, our next door neighbors headed west every few years in their tiny Shasta trailer and brought back Native American jewelry for my Mom and us girls. I still love wearing the exquisite coral colored stone and silver earrings I received 40 years ago. One of the places they raved about was Badlands National Park, so I wore the earrings as I explored the park.

When I drove in, my first thought was “What is all the fuss about?” (more…)

Campground Review – Rocky Point SRA, Belle Fourche, SD

Come October in the Western states, a lot of things shut down for the winter like Forest Service campgrounds and recreational sites. When I discovered that Rocky Point SRA located in Belle Fourche, SD between Billings and the Black Hills was still open, I prayed for an opening. Turns out there were plenty.

Belle Fourche means “beautiful fork” and the Belle Fourche River is important to Indian mythology. (more…)

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