Back in the 80's my wife and I would spent a week every 4th of July outside of Stanley ID camping on the river and these were without a doubt some of the best times we have ever spent. The landscape, wildlife and nature of the area is what you would only expect to filnd in your dreams.
We had the fortune to meet Mrs. Edna Mcgown on one of our many trips to Custer who is the wife of "Tuff" McGown one of the first children ever born in the twin cities - but that's just one of many other stories. Edna and her daughter took us in their arms and treated us as one of the family and shared many of their stories of the days long ago.
Back then, as I am sure today, the folks of the Yankee Fork made the real story. I suggest that you find a book titled, "Land of the Yankee Fork" and find a warm cozy spot for a few hours and get lost in many stories where the colorful folks of the past helped settle, build and develope one of Gods most beautiful places on the planet.
It's been years since we have slowed down long enough to return, but soon, real soon we will be back to share the fishing, nature and beauty and the pioneering spirit that make the Land of the Yankee Fork, and the rest of the USA.
Just remember, leave it like you found it, so all will have the chance to share in this most excellent adventure.
Even though this review will show that we visited OCT 11, this is not correct, it was over 25 years ago, I guess to write a Post, (my every first) the visit must be within 1 year. Don't let this keep you from a land and place you will love.
Bob and Debi Hanchey
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