These glacial lake outburst floods were the result of periodic sudden ruptures of the ice dam on the Clark Fork River that created Glacial Lake Missoula.
After each ice dam rupture, the waters of the lake would rush down the Clark Fork and the Columbia River, flooding much of eastern Washington and the Willamette Valley in western Oregon.
Dude ranch vacations offer a totally safe environment for single travelers, yet with all the freedom and access to remote wilderness that non-ranch resorts can't offer.
On a Top50 dude ranch vacation, you will never feel lonely - the unique welcoming and inclusive environment that only dude ranch vacations can provide is perfectly suited to travelers wishing to take a western ranch vacation on their own.For travelers not looking for romance but just wish to travel on their own, dude ranch vacations are the ideal way to explore remote landscapes and untamed wilderness, be it on horseback, on foot, by boat or mountain bike.Single travelers wanting an adventurous vacation will find some great adventure dude ranches from Top50, whether they want to embark on a horse trek or go box-canyoning as part of a team, or head out into the unknown by themselves or with a guide.The Salt Fork gift shop is fashioned after the Brady General Store that stood near the lodge site prior to the formation of the Salt Fork Reservoir and State Park.Dating to early homestead days in the Guernsey County area, the Brady General Store served as market, bait shop, polling place, post office, public meeting house, wedding chapel, pharmacy, news agency and possibly even a stage coach station (rumors abound! By retaining the large plank wooden floor and utilizing barrels, bushel baskets and glass candy jars, we hope to preserve the atmosphere and rich heritage that thrived in the Salt Fork region 100 years ago.This is a vast romantic getaway located on a 100,000 acre horse and cattle ranch.