Day 232 – Great River Road and Illinois Northwest

Day 232 of Year Long Roadtrip Following Scenic Byways in the USA

Pikes Peak State Park

We started out the day at Pikes Peak State Park where we walked to yet another overlook of the Mississippi.  This overlook also happened to be an earth cache, so I check marked Iowa off the list presuming the creator of the cache takes my answers.  All the answers but one were on the associated signs; however, I am also to look at the bend and valley depth to determine the speed of the current here.  Anyone want to look at the picture and take a guess?  That’s what I’m doing! Continue reading “Day 232 – Great River Road and Illinois Northwest”