Fremont County, part 2 - Wondrous Wyoming

In part 1 we looked downstream in Fremont Canyon. This time, we look upstream towards where the canyon begins after the North Platte River meanders north from the Pathfinder Dam.

This is my favorite view from behind the Ponderosa pine on the cliffs.

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From the viewing platform...

The Ponderosa pine.

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There's a sad story about this bridge - one that's told to teenagers to this day to remind them to be careful of who they meet and where... The rape and murder/attempted-murder of two girls back in 1973 and the subsequent death of the survivor in 1992. You can read about this tragic story here as the local area continues to reflect on this tragedy.

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The view from the bridge, looking upstream.

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The tunnel to the power plant... I'm not a hobbit or a dwarf who likes to be underground!

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@emberskydragon noticed this beautiful butterfly on some sweetclover. It's a Callophrys gryneus or juniper hairstreak. Gorgeous little thing! It took a number of shots to get something even close to share-worthy because the wind was constantly blowing the stem and the butterfly wasn't holding very still, of course.

Next time, we'll be at Pathfinder Dam.

Photos taken by myself in June 2020 with my Nikon D7200.

Past issues of...

Wondrous Wyoming

Casper

Featuring Casperandsurrounding areas
Stormy Evening SkyOne Wild and Stormy JuneRainbow Casper
July ThunderheadSmoky Skies AugustStormy Summer Afternoons in Wyoming
East of Casper MountainBlack Hill and Mule DeerFairies and Gnomes
Funnel CloudA Spring Walk by the North PlattePlatte River Parkway Bridge in Casper
North Platte River Along the Parkway
Snow
Casper Mountain Falls - Frozen in JanuaryAmericana in the SnowAnother Snowy Walk
More Snowy PicturesSnowy Lamp post

Snowy Walk in Wyoming Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
January Walk Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3


Alcova

Alcova Dam , Redbeds Near Alcova Dam ,
Arnica Angustifolia - Healing Plants in Wyoming


Lander

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Popo Agie River Demo - active v passivePlants of the Popo Agie River - Arrowleaf BalsamrootLander Park
Popo Agie River SinksPopo Agie River Rises

Sinks Canyon, Part 1, Part 2


Glenrock & Rolling Hills

Along Deer Creek - Glenrock Town Park , Bridge Over Deer Creek ,


Douglas

Ayres Natural Bridge part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5 ; Plants of Ayres Natural Bridge part 1, part 2


Great Divide Basin and surrounding

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Ferris MountainsIndependence Rock, March 2019Great Divide Sunset

Rawlins

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Street Art in Rawlins, March 2019Trainspotting in Rawlins, March 2019Ferris Mansion, Rawlins
Wyoming Frontier PrisonSt. Joseph's Catholic Church

Thermopolis

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Wind River Canyon May 2019

Thermopolis Mineral Hot Springs, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5


Jackson, Tetons and Yellowstone

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Glimpse of the Tetons

The Tetons, part 1, part 2,
@daring-celt found herself inspired to create art based on my photos. Here is one of the Tetons - I think it's just gorgeous!


Kaycee and surrounding

Chris LeDoux Memorial Park


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