Yellow Banks County Park is located just 3 radio songs southeast of my house, but a world away. The primitive camping area is located high on a bluff of yellow loess soil overlooking a wide bend on the Des Moines River. An area sacred to native peoples, an Indian burial mound is just a short hike from the camping area. It’s my favorite place for solo camping, journaling, and reconnecting to Creation. These photos were taken in October 2011 and I used Lightroom for editing. The river was very low, resulting in a wide sandbar. I loved the “Loch Ness” driftwood. And as for the bugs??? Couldn’t make up my mind which picture I liked best, so I posted three of them. Hope that doesn’t make me too voyeuristic!
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I have been to the park only once, and I loved it. Don’t know why I haven’t been back there, but my excuse is probably true: I don’t think about it. Next year… Thanks for the good pictures. Tim, I tried to post the above comments on your blog, but don’t know how to post there or whether it worked. Let me know if the above was left as a comment. Jim Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2013 06:40:53 +0000 To: email@example.com