Sunday, June 16, 2013

Copper Creek Falls

Saturday June 1,  just us 2 couples four-wheeled up part of one of the Goat Mountains to an overlook.

Perkins Lake far below on the right



bouncing back down the trail

Jason & Kendra's cozy cabin home for a year

Moody creation science video
Approximately 30 miles north of Bonners Ferry we drove to Copper Creek Falls. Only 1 mile or less from the Canadian border! First we ate a picnic lunch, then headed out on the Lower Loop Trail and Falls Overlook Trail.




 
Jason, Kendra, Kaylyn, Jadyn, Ashton, Noah, Moriah

Copper Creek Falls

always fascinating: rushing rapids






 


Everyone! via self timer
After the hike we got back in vehicles and drove down in the trench, a beautiful rich farmed valley. The men's carload went to check out a goat dairy. Kendra took us on through the trench to the other side, thinking they'd catch up with us. While we waited, we pulled into Myrtle Falls and trucked up there in half an hour (after water fountain & bathroom visits).

Kootenai Wildlife Refuge across from Myrtle Falls

top of the falls trail

our van load (minus Meg) standing over the falls water far below
 So the men didn't find the goat farm and came on home...ended up waiting on us!

our hook-ups at Springs of Hope Ranch

suppertime at Jason's



evening fishing excursion, Yay Cora!

Ashton's catch

Riley's Crappie

Girls & games while everyone else fished,
100 Dice & Golf (Cora took the pic)

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