Arrowhead State Park, Oklahoma has coin operated showers. We used all our quarters but the showers ran out too quickly. Still covered with soap and conditioner, a cold water rinse in the sink took care of the problem.
We found a farmer’s market in McAlester, Oklahoma that was three friendly older farmers selling vegetables. Since we eat tons of vegetables we bought several kinds from each of them. Continue reading Coin-op Showers, Fresh Veggies and Texas 10.10.2015
I don’t usually react to mosquito bites, but the many bites I got last night in the few minutes I was outside made an itchy mess of my ankles. Those Arkansas mosquitoes are virulent!
After breakfast we headed back to I40 and continued west with the trucks. There were many Dollar General trucks on the highway sadly reminding us that many rural residents have no other place to shop.
Remembering that Hot Springs National Park has delicious free spring water we approached Hot Springs up Gulpha Gorge on US 708. The National Park campground in the Gorge has small tightly spaced sites along the creek. It’s the closest campground to Hot Springs and does not take reservations. Continue reading Hot Water and a Night in Oklahoma 10.09.2015