Twenty-one hikers came out to discover the famous features of the East Battle River section of the trail.
At the base of the plateau, we stumbled upon the cacti. After scrambling to the top of the plateau, we enjoyed the sweeping vistas and stepped around the prairie crocuses (Anemone patens).
Just as famous as the crocuses is the hill, “Rest and Be Thankful” where we climbed straight up to have our lunch, and actually rest.
On our return, we examined an animal spine and skull, and almost stepped on a garter snake.
Total distance was around 9 km.
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