Monday, August 26, 2013
About 8 miles from East Glacier I entered the Two Medicine section of Glacier National Park. Photos of the lake and mountains. Shopping at the general store. In my guide book, I saw a short trail to a waterfall.
Altitude was not a problem here. Grabbed my walking stick, bear spray, and camera. Sign said it was 0.3 miles to Running Eagle Falls. Was glad that I was able to get out for a short hike.Today's photo is of me at the fall. Figured I had to post at least one photo of me - proof that I was really there!
When I got to East Glacier, I was getting hungry. Stopped at the "Whistle Stop". Had a very good omelet with polish sausage, onions, & peppers. Could recommend the restaurant to anyone.
Stopped at the post office to send post cards and pick up more postcard stamps. On US2 for the return trip. Took a couple photos at Marias Pass. Caught my eye because one of my train computer games has a route over Marias Pass!
Just West of there is the Izaak Walton Hotel. The inn is at Essex - a station on the BNSF main line (and Amtrak). Originally, it was planned to be at an entrance of Glacier National Park - that was not to be.
Original plans plans were to do some dirt riding after I got back to the motel. But, It was a bit warm and I had lots of packing (and re-packing) before I head out for Yellowstone in the morning.
Topped off the day with Mexican food at Casa Mexico and a mug of