We Have ELK!
It’s been a couple years since we have seen elk really close to the Lodge – or even in the vicinity. Moose moved over from the western slope about the same time the elk started disappearing. Don’t get me wrong; moose are pretty majestic to look at, but not nearly as user-friendly, as in “never turn your back” on moose. Elk sort of get used to the normal activities of an area and stay quite calm for pictures, etc. However, we always school our guests on not approaching any wildlife; take pictures from a distance. Cameras and phones have great zooming ability nowadays; use that!
Imagine my surprise this morning when I looked out the office window and spotted three elk grazing in the yard right across the street. Three young bulls – a new bachelor herd starting up. Yes! We had actually seen these guys yesterday across the main highway as we returned from a horseback ride, but I still had not expected them to come on down.
Allenspark Lodge B & B
184 State Hwy 7 Bus Rt/Main St.
PO Box 247
Allenspark CO 80510
Tuesday 09/26 30%
Chance of Rain
A mix of clouds and sun this morning followed by mostly cloudy skies and a few showers this afternoon. Thunder possible. High 48F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Wednesday 09/27 80%
Cloudy skies with periods of rain later in the day. Thunder possible. High near 45F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Thursday 09/28 60%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 46F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
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