Prairie Flower Campground
near Saylorville Lake, Iowa
We still are enjoying this park. Over the weekend it looked like this:
Today like this:
In the park is a portion of the
The Neal Smith trail starts in downtown Des Moines and travels 26 miles to Big Creek State Park. Most of it follows the route of the Des Moines river.
Being lovely weather we set out yesterday and took a walk. As Len's gout was acting up again, we didn't go far. Today we started again and did a bit better. We passed this milepost of the trail.
Shortly after the milepost we took the wooded path.
Passing by a small pond
Now for the my question of the day. Can you nature lovers tell us about this nut?
From this tree?
Many cracked shells on the ground and obvious dug up holes in the dirt where they are being stored.
Tomorrow we head out. Going to go about 255 miles into Kansas to La Gygne. There is a county park with RV sites where we hope to settle for two nights.
Time to heat up the soup I made earlier today and enjoy our last night here in Iowa.