The West - Part II - Page 17


cliffs
story
Here is the Spruce Tree House, where there was a paved trail down to the house itself.
The old man started out with the group, but the downhill grade was too much for him so he didn't quite make it to the dwelling.
another view
view
He got fairly close and got these
closeups.   The black ribbon is the trail down to the Spruce Tree House.  This is the best preserved of the cliff houses.
animals
cliffs
Meanwhile, back on the Mesa, some pronghorns were grazing together with a wild horse.  Maybe you can find three pronghorns and a horse.  When they noticed us they all ran away - including the horse.
As we came to the end of our tour we passed the Hemenway  House, which was named after a woman who did much to develop the park, but never quite made it here.

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