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W is for Wolf Park

One thing we discovered while living and traveling full-time in our RV was that there is almost always something interesting to check out, no matter where you stop. There were a few exceptions, like on that godforsaken stretch of I-40 in Texas where there are only two RV parks and they both seem like something out of the Twilight Zone....

Anyway, major destinations have plenty to see of course, but sometimes you are just stopping over on your way from one destination to another. So as you're going along and the day progresses, you start to look for a campground to stay at that night, and you haven't really scoped out whether there will be any sight seeing to do there - you're just looking for a place to stop.

That was our situation when we left Elkhart, Indiana after some RV repairs at Nexus and were heading south toward our  next major destination, Nashville, TN. We wanted to stay a couple of nights at Dale Hollow State Park in TN on the way there (see T is for Tennessee) because we had heard great things about it. But we needed a stopover between Elkhart and Dale Hollow, so we settled on Prophetstown State Park near Battle Ground, Indiana.  Here is a link to their website: LINK

Prophetstown State Park is a very nice state park. The spaces are well-groomed gravel, nice and flat,  good hook-ups. Here is a picture of our spot there - you can see the spot is spacious and really nicely situated with trees beside it for privacy:

We didn't expect there to be much of interest except for maybe Historic Prophetstown right there at the state park. But it turned out that there was a Wolf Park nearby, so we went to check it out.

Here is a link to the Wolf Park website: LINK

The wolf park is home to wounded wolves and a center for research and education to improve public understanding of wolves and their contribution to the environment. We took the tour there and it was well worth it.

Here are some photographs. It's sad to see wild animals in captivity, but these wolves can't be returned to the wild due to injury or frailty. The wolf park creates large spaces for them that allow them to roam and that mimic conditions in the wild as much as possible. There were also some bison at the park when we were there:

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