Alder Lake State Park, Washington




Alder Lake State Park, Washington, was a gorgeous state park, low on water. No fires allowed, we have found that camping out is tough when you can not have a campfire. How do you eat folks? We are looking into propane campfires. A persons gotta eat. We don't always want to eat out at restaurants, that gets to darn pricey.

That's a fire behind the campground, across the water. They campground folks didn't think it would burn across the water, but for folks who don't love fire like us, we could not believe they were more nervous about the winds? We would see fire trucks running every where, they would have camps set up for the fire folks to stay in. Those fire fighter folks really do amazing work. We heard tons of tales. It sounds like a lot of this work is done by just the common folks, not all of them real fire fighters. some farmers get to fight their own battles, no help from any one. that's scary to me. where is their state of emergency? WHAT??!! where is their help???! their assistance?! Beth ( ;

Comments

eileeninmd said…
Hello Beth, the lake and mountain scenery is gorgeous. The wildfires are scary, I thank god for all the firefighters. They put their lives on the line. When hubby and I used to camp many years ago we had a little propane stove for cooking. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!
William Kendall said…
Forest fire fighters do a hell of a job year in and year out. Beautiful shots, Beth!
Linda Kay said…
People don't use their heads when they are inexperienced campers. Love your pictures. Have a special week.
Ruth Hiebert said…
These are some beautiful and peaceful scenes,but the threat of forest fires is not that relaxing.
Tanya Breese said…
i've never camped anywhere that you can't have a fire, that could be tricky! beautiful place beth!
We are very lucky in this country to have an amazing Fire and Rescue Service, this makes me very grateful for them! xx
TexWisGirl said…
when it gets very dry here, wildfires are my greatest fear. i totally get it.
Stephanie said…
Beautiful scenery!
genie said…
I may have been here, but I don’t remember it. Your shots are great. How many states do you have left before yu go to all of them?
EG CameraGirl said…
Pretty park.I can understand why no fires were allowed if it was very dry there!
Rose said…
I hate that you were there when there were all the wildfires...it would have been scary for me. But such beautiful scenery!