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Toadstool Geographical Park - Crawford, NE

Who in their right mind would go to Nebraska on Labor Day?  Well, now that you ask, US! We were thinking about taking some star pictures but we needed a place away from city lights.  We thought about Rocky Mountain National Park but it would be crowded on Labor Day (as well as any other place in Colorado. Last Memorial Day we went to the Badlands in South Dakota and had no traffic either way.  Tourists were light as well. We didn't want to duplicate that trip so Michelle found Toadstool Geographical Park in Nebraska.  What the hey?  Why not? Picked up some food Friday after work and loaded up the Rubicon with the Yeti and a bunch of camera equipment and hit the road Saturday morning. We stopped at Fort Laramie in Wyoming along the way.  Pretty cool place and as expected, not crowded. Fort Laramie was a Army Post, Housing, Administrative Offices, American and Native American Liaison Office just to name a few. We spent the night in Chadron, NE at the local Holid