This is very appropriate for a rainy day like today! One local fellow told me that it was so dry that the coons are carrying water to the corn, another guy told me they have started using pop bottle caps for rain gauges, and another said that the trees are looking for dogs, and lastly the coyotes are carrying canteens. Doesn’t that say it all? Can anyone top that???????
Like every other business in town, the Visitor Info Center is all decked out with gorgeous flowers.. We stopped today to find out about fireworks here in town – info lady said that they save them for Xmas when they can see them. Vendors in the park as usual but Kenai will have a parade on the 4th – we will probably go over there to see the festivities.
This wolverine in the Visitor Center has some serious claws. I’d say he is about 3′ long. The wolverine is the largest land-dwelling species of the weasel family. It is known for being ferocious and for being able to kill animals much larger than itself. Another name for it is “skunk bear”. The Latin name for the wolverine is gulo gulo, which means “glutton”.
These stairs behind the Visitor Info Center lead down to the Kenai River. This fish walk help fisherman get to the waters edge and lets them in the rivers edge so they can wade fish. Try to climb up these stairs carrying 3 salmon about 12 lbs a piece after a days fishing.
This caribou , a cousin of the ones in the pic above can be found hanging out (get it?) at the Visitor Info Center.