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Yellow Pine Creek

(nr Kamas UT) I drove up the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway and camped next to Yellow Pine Creek. The highway reaches 10,725ft going over the high Uinta Mountains in north central Utah. Yellow Pine Creek My boondock campsite backed up to the creek and under tall pine trees at 7,189ft. I arrived four days before […]

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Cottonwood Creek nr Cataract Gulch

Cottonwood Creek

(nr Lake City CO) Cottonwood Creek flowed right by my camp. One day I decided to follow it up the mountain. It turned out to have some impressive rapids, log jams, and big rocks. The roiling water was always exciting to me. There was a small path that went along the creek for a ways. […]

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Sparrow Rapids

River Rapids

In August, I moved from northern Minnesota to the Michigan Upper Peninsula. I was looking for something a little bit different, and these camps seemed to offer it. (Trout Creek MI) About three miles down a gravel road I found Ottawa NF-Sparrow Rapids CG. It was a small campground next to Sparrow Creek that I […]

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