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Day 5

From South Dakota into Wyoming, for a moment, onto Great Falls, Montana. What a ride it was! We were on a highway instead of the interstate, so the scenery was magnificent, the wildlife abundant, the gas scarce, and the meals scarcer (is that a word?). 333 more words

Colvin Run Mill Park + Great Falls

Where: 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls, VA
When: Open daily except for Tuesday, 11 am- 4pm. Admission to the park is FREE; however, if you’d like a tour (which are offered hourly), adult rates are $7 and kids are $5. 1,437 more words

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Some Fresh Air

This week I got to get some nice outdoor time and go on a hike. There are so many places around Northern Virginia to hike, but Great Falls has always been one of my favorites. 198 more words


Highly-Invasive Snakehead Fish Found In Upper Potomac Near Great Falls

POTOMAC, Md. (WJZ) — You can’t keep a bad fish down.

The highly-invasive Chinese snakehead fish has found a way past a natural barrier into the Upper Potomac River. 292 more words


Return to Montana

This week’s photo, taken July 7, 2015 at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, 15 miles north of Great Falls, Montana, features an elegant AMERICAN AVOCET in breeding plumage. 211 more words

GREAT FALLS, MT—Worth the Stop

To follow the true course of the Missouri River, they knew they must encounter the falls. With some guiding words of a native tribe they had spent the winter with, as well as making a critical correct decision enroute, in June of 1805 Lewis and Clark heard a roaring sound that was music to their ears. 1,301 more words