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Chain O' Lakes State Park

09/01/2014
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On the way to Chicago, I made a stop at Chain O' Lakes State Park . While the park does contain lakes formed by the inlet of the fox river, the lakes aren't that scenic, but the Praire landscape is.

 

Sunset over the Prairie

 

And a nice shot of sunset over the parking lot:

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Cahokia and Horseshoe Lake

08/04/2014
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On the way back from St. Louis. I stopped at Cahokia Mounds and Horseshoe lake State Park. Not really much scenic but Cahokia does have the biggest mound structure in North America, Monk's Mound:

 

Monk's Mound

 

Horseshoe (...)

Copper Falls and Timms Hill

07/23/2014
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The last bit of my road trip I went to Copper Falls and Timms Hill. Copper falls is considered one of the best state park in all of Wisconsin with its scenic falls:

 

Copper Falls

 

And Brownstone Falls:

Brownstone Falls

 

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Claiming the Mississippi

07/22/2014
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After leaving North Dakota, I went in search of the source of the Mississippi and found it at Lake Itasca . As always I put my flag up at the headwaters and claimed all the lands that the Mississippi and its tributaries drain for the Empire of the Glorious Bob.

Claiming the Mississippi

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

07/19/2014
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I spent most of the time in North Dakota at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Its a great park with views of landscape, wildlife, and the Northan Dakotan Badlands, which are different from their South Dakotan counterparts.

Rain over the landscape:

Rain Over the Landscape

 

Landscape on a sunny day:

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White Butte

07/18/2014
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Leaving South Dakota, I went north into the lands of North Dakota at arrived at its highest point, White Butte. At 3508ft, its a desolte Butte that stands alone in the North Dakotan Countryside and marks its highest point.

Some hills near the high point under skies

Hills Near the Butte

 

Far off view of the Butte:

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Badlands National Park

07/17/2014
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Next stop on the road trip was Badlands National Park in South Dakota with its amazing Limestone formations. Plenty of wildlife in the park as well.

 

Hills and Buttes of the Badlands

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Custer State Park

07/16/2014
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After visiting some landmarks in the Black Hills, I went to nearby Custer State Park , famous for its recreational activities and its herd of Bision. Didn't see any Bison but I did summit the high point of South Dakota at Harney Peak.

 

Harney Peak Summit

 

Of course, there is a nice picture of the peak tower:

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Black Hills

07/15/2014
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First real stop in South Dakota is in the Black Hills national forest. Mount Rushmore and Crazyhorse are both there as well as many other attractions.

Mount Rushmore

 

Crazyhorse

Mitchell

07/11/2014
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On the way to the Black Hills and the Badlands, we stopped by the town of Mitchell. Its a small town but has corn tourist attractions, including the corn palace(sorry for sideways image):

 

Corn Palace

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