It was gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous here today--sunny, seventy, breezy--so this afternoon we took the dogs to the dog park and planted a letterbox I've been hoarding for awhile. But before I get to the box, I have to share this picture.
This lovely pup is a Golden named Ella. While Sweet Husband and I--and Ella's horrified owners--looked on, Ella did a perfect circle, sniffed once, and joyfully flopped down right in the middle of the gooshiest mud puddle in the park. Some days I'm very grateful that my dogs are just a little prissy, or, at least, prissier than Ella!
But on to our letterboxing....
Lovely Lawrence #2: Dog Friendly Town
This box is planted at "Mutt Run" a dog park near Clinton Lake in Lawrence, Kansas. (Directions.) Your dog can be off-leash for this entire walk, and you'll probably meet some new doggie pals. However, I wouldn't recommend looking for this box after a strong rain unless you have proper mud gear! (See above picture.)
When you get to the park, you'll see a red gate at the end of the parking area. Go past the gate, across the small bridge, and continue to follow the path--you should be walking east, generally. Before long the path will turn to the right. Continue following the path. Just a bit further the path will turn again, this time to the left. There the path basically ends in a large field. Just as you come out of the trees, you'll see this mound to your right. The box is underneath a large rock next to the tree that's basically in the center of the mound.
If you go hunting, leave a comment and let me know how you find it!
(Letterboxing: P4 F5 X0 / Geocaching: P0 F2)