|Our site at PA Dutch - all packed up and bare again|
Night 1 in a Wal-Mart in Ohio. Yes, this is living!
Nights 2 and 3 in Missouri.
Missouri - 2 days - 3 State Parks - 1 High Point
Big Oak Tree State Park - the home of many current and past state and national champion trees—trees that are, for their species, the largest in the state or in the nation.
|Eastern Cottonwood||288"||114'||76'||421||Died 1976|
|Slippery Elm||264"||115'||60'||394||Died 1979|
|Shumard Oak||205"||134'||86'||361||Died 1997|
|Swamp Chestnut Oak||272"||156'||104'||454||Alive|
|Swamp Privet||26"||28'||31'||62||Died 1959|
An unplanned sunset by the Mississippi River - As we were driving back from the State Park we wanted to find a place along the river for a quick stop. We didn't expect the perfect timing of the sunset and magnificent colors but we sure soaked it in!
Taum Sauk Mountain Sate Park - Also home of the Sate High Point (Taum Sauk Mountain - 1,772 ft.) - #35 for us!
Next stops - The Mississippi High Point and Arkansas.
Til next time...Happy Trails!