SUMMER FUN @ The Pig Races - BearCreek, Montana
Yes MOM brought her un-hatched butterflies to MT! This one hatched and she released it by the Echinacea plants.
Next on to BearCreek, MT for dinner and to visit cousin Trese.
Getting the track ready for the Pig Races at BearCreek .... yes, indeed we took them to the Pig Races!
The racing Pigs are getting nervous as they await the big race.
Viewing area for the Racing Fans!
Not sure if this is a winner or a looser .... chuckle ...
The Pigs are at the Starting Gate!
... and, they are off!
rounding the bend .....
... and the
winner is #1!
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, following the construction of the Yellowtail Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation. This dam, named after the famous Crow chairman Robert Yellowtail, harnessed the waters of the Bighorn River and turned this variable stream into a magnificent lake. Archeological and historical resources complement the natural scene. About one third of the area is within the Crow Indian Reservation.
Bighorn Lake extends 71 miles (114 km) through Wyoming and Montana, 55 miles (89 km) of which are held within spectacular Bighorn Canyon. The Recreation Area is composed straddles the northern Wyoming and southern Montana borders. There are two visitor centers and other developed facilities in Fort Smith, Montana and near Lovell, Wyoming. The Afterbay Lake below the Yellowtail Dam is a good spot for trout fishing and wildlife viewing for ducks, geese and other animals. The Bighorn River below the Afterbay Dam is a world class trout fishing area. North of Lovell, there is a spot where one can stand on the canyon rim, shout, and hear a "triple echo."
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is a lesser known treasure waiting to be discovered. It boasts breath-taking scenery, countless varieties of wildlife, and abundant recreational opportunities, such as boating, fishing, ice fishing, camping, and hiking. Bighorn Canyon offers visitors what few other National Park areas can, that of solitude, serenity, and beauty. In the midst of our chaotic world, this is a truly unique quality.
Big Horn Canyon from Barry's Landing on Tawney and David's speed boat! What a great day!
Fun in the sun ... maybe just a bit warm!
David and the JUMPING ROCK!
On the boat with Captain David!
At dinner camp, Kurt and Zachary climbed all the way to the top.
WOW! We saw a (for real) Wild Horse!
MOM & Ted having fun! Evening Sunset!
We had a
wonderful day on the water!
SUMMER FUN @ Pompey's Pillar for the Lewis & Clark Expedition Celebration
"Old meets New" at the Pillar MOM & Ted having fun!
We had a nice day
at Pompey's Pillar!
Champions on Ice! This is the figure skating tour that was just fabulous! This year's show features the skaters who competed in the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy. They came directly from the Olympics to the United States to appear in the 2006 Tour of John Hancock Champions On Ice. It's a treat to see gold, silver and bronze medal performances! Show was at the Metra-Park Arena in Billings.