Short base camp trip

12:33 a.m. on June 4, 2012 (EDT)
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I went to Lake Metigoshe St park here in ND this weekend, they have a few trails I did some short day hikes on today and yesterday. I realized when I got there my camera was dead so these photos are from my phone.


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The trail head I began at was made for multi use 4-wheelers/horses mt biking and hikers.


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A little ways in a separate hiking trail split off to tour the few lakes and ponds in the area. I did about 5 miles the first day some of that back-tracking, and about 7 the second (my phone died overnight and I forgot my car charger as well).


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All in all despite the fact that it rained most of the night it was a great, even if too short trip, I will leave you all with a few more shots I got from the first day.


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Looks like beavers.


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Yup and found their home!

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My dogs love the trail!


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Ready for the rain that was forecast and came after dark after a spectacular lightning bug show (natures most accurate weatherman) they were lighting up all over the place about an hour before the rain started.

2:14 a.m. on June 4, 2012 (EDT)
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Really nice shots, even considering the circumstances.  Much obliged to you for taking time to share it with us.  Looks like a good time.  Let us hear from you some more!

9:57 a.m. on June 4, 2012 (EDT)
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Wow, that beaver lodge is enormous!

 

This is really cool that we're getting to see so many differnt areas in these reports. Thanks!

12:42 a.m. on June 5, 2012 (EDT)
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Thanks for the feedback guys, and keep your reports coming in. A lot of fun to read reports from other areas of the country (even if it does make me wish I lived somewhere with more hiking options)

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