ParksSouth DakotaWildlife Tag: Badlands National Park

Bighorn Sheep in the Badlands National Park

Bighorn Sheep Taxonomy Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Genus: Ovis Species: canadensis   In 1964, the Badlands received a herd of bighorn sheep that were successfully re-introduced to the park ! Twenty-two bighorn were relocated from Pike’s Peak in Colorado to the Badlands National Park. In 2004 a second herd of sheep were brought to the […]

KentuckyParks Tag: Park

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Date Visited:   October 28, 2019 Address:   3380 Beaver Road – Union, KY 41091 GPS:   38.88344, -84.7474 Website:   Kentucky State parks Phone:   859-384-3522 Museum and Visitor Center Hours: March 16- November 12 – Open daily 8:30 am – 4:00 pm November 13 -March 15 – Open Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Price:   Admission to the park as […]

OhioParksRoadside Attractions Tag: Park

Thorla-McKee Park and Caboose #33

Date Visited: January 4, 2020 Address:  18448-18490 Frostyville Rd – Caldwell, OH 43724 Corner of State Route 78 and State Route 564, just outside Caldwell GPS:   39.73956, -81.49838   The Thorla-McKee Park in Caldwell, Ohio is home to the first oil-producing well in North America. Although the Thorla-McKee Well is considered the first oil producing […]