Tonight we're boondocking in a pullout on the Taylor Hwy about 20 mi outside Chicken (it's a town in AK).
We left North Pole this morning & had good roads (for the most part) on the Richardson & Alaska Hwys to Tok. We stopped to see the Alyeska Pipeline crossing over the Tanana River & we stopped to buy a small supply of Alaska sausages at the Delta Meat Co. outside Delta Junction but otherwise we just drove today. It's been a long time since we took all day to get somewhere. We saw smoke from a huge forest fire on our way to Tok.
Not far after Tok we turned onto the Taylor Hwy to Chicken. We're back in the mountains (yeah!) so there was a lot of up & down hills & some really rough road. We probably averaged 20 mph once we hit the Taylor Hwy.
We decided to find a place to boondock for the night before we got to Chicken. We found a large pullout with a beautiful view. It is very quiet - no traffic after 8:00 pm.
We did see some critters today. Critter Count: Moose - 1 (22); Trumpeter Swan - 2 (21)
P.S. We're now in Dawson City, YT, so don't have Verizon wifi & have limited wifi in this rv park. We'll get caught up on our posts here but will have to limit our photos until we get somewhere with better wifi.