After arriving Saturday around 5pm, we had a quick supper and then walked around the campsite. We saw a deer on our walk so I went off in search of wildlife photos while Eric had a beer around the campfire. The deer were everywhere and you could get within 10 feet of them.
Saturday it was cloudy and rained off and on. We did the 15km/6 hour hike around Silent Lake. The first half is beautiful right along the shoreline while the second half is inland. We had to take shelter under pine trees a few times due to the rain.
Our camera was balanced on a stump for this one, only took 15 minutes to get a photo. Fall colours just starting in the background.
One of the shoreline views near the start of the trail
We had a pasta dinner after the long hike and read our e-books at the campsite for a while. It was so cold I was sitting on my zero gravity chair in a sleeping bag. Eric had bought some campfire wood from the park but it was soaking wet so unfortunately we didn't get much heat from the campfire.
At dusk I went out looking to get pictures of deer again. I had one male deer with tiny antlers come very close to me while he was eating. As long as I didn't move he let me get pretty close to take pictures.
A fawn with just a few spots left
The same fawn with its mommy
It's like he was posing for me, love this one.