We exist, and we have pictures to prove it.
Get silly 🙂
End of the summer picnic.
The gang at the Buglin’ Bull in Custer, SD celebrating several birthdays.
Our last group dinner of the summer, with our favorite funny lady, Bobbie.
Such pretty ladies!
Climbing the needles.
The cute couple with their cute heart-shaped chicken nugget.
Helicopter ride over the hills and by Mount Rushmore — absolutely amazing!
East gate pro.
One of the slower days where I actually got to sit down and chill for a minute.
“You shall not pass!”
It’s official! I’m a gate worker!
Catching Erika with her radio at exactly the right moment…
Bike bands Get your bike bands!
On top of Little Devils Tower.
Trail rides at Blue Bell.
THE FORCE! At the Cosmos Mystery Area.
This was taken on one of the first nights at the park playing games and making friends.
Between a rock and a…rock.
WE CONQUERED HARNEY PEAK!
One of the park naturalists getting to know some former presidents who visited from South Dakota Tourism.
Steven’s beautiful face 🙂
I got a henna tattoo during my break at Outdoor University.
The Pierre intern Carissa designed this logo for Good Earth State Park near Sioux Falls, SD.
A sunny day at Angostura Reservoir.
The super-awesome state park uniform!
A tattoo! Just kidding – it was a stamp from one of the kids programs. But it’s kind of cute on my wrist, right?
Our conservation officer – she loves her job.
Not all of us have bikes, so we kind of borrow each others.
At the Blackhills Playhouse more than two hours early because we didn’t know what time the show started.
On top of Mount Coolidge…(all covered in cheese…song, anybody?)
Sunset at Stockade Lake
Fishing on a Thursday.
We like to have fun. And sometimes that involves props.
Little Devil’s Tower Trail summit-and we still couldn’t figure out what exactly Little Devil’s Tower was.
The first family dinner night. Fried chicken, green bean casserole, German chocolate cake and homemade biscuits, just to name a few things.
A bull snake.
Getting crazy at Crazy Horse.
Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase “hitching a ride.”
Looking like a dork in fire gear.
Our friend Marilyn from Reptile Gardens.
The clown noses are are a long story, but believe me, this was fun.