Large portions of the park were closed because of COVID-19, and smoke from the fires along the Pacific Coast hid all but the very close mountains and hills.
In spite of those drawbacks, it was a fun visit. (We wore masks whenever we were in close proximity to other visitors.)
|We saw this mother deer and her two fawns outside our air BnB multiple times each day. On the last day we saw a deer with antlers.|
We spent both days on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The first day we hiked to St. Mary's Waterfall.
|Driving to the St. Mary's Waterfall trailhead|
|Barbara and Weldon at St. Mary's Waterfall|
Later on Thursday we walked along the Trail of the Cedars Nature Trail near Avalanche Creek.
Friday morning we awoke at 6:00 to find a parking place at the John's Lake Trailhead. We went on a circular hike, ending up where we began.
On Friday Afternoon we visited Hungry Horse Dam.
We finished the day with a drive along the Hungry Horse Reservoir (until the pavement ended):
Even though the air was smoky, impairing our vision and hurting our eyes, we had a fun outing.