But first, we stopped in Columbia, a gold rush town that has been preserved as a state park. Columbia is also a jumping off point to drive back up into the mountains to the Clark Fork area where Lynnae used to camp with her family as a kid. We spent a nice few days here.
|Main Street Columbia|
|Relics of the past are everywhere around here|
|Donnell Lake on the Stanislaus|
|It turned out to be a good fishing day on the Clark Fork|
|Kennedy Meadows is a jumping off place for backpacking and horse pack trips into the Emigrant Wilderness. Also rumored to have ice cream.|
|Kennedy Meadows itself|
|One of the creeks feeding the Stanislaus from the high country|