walking near Twin Springs campground

Muffin was getting a little weird, which usually means she needs to burn some energy off.  We walked a ways up the road to see what was on the other side of this sign:

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Didn’t realize it at the time, but I think the white spot on the right edge of the pic is the van and picnic table structure.

We walked up the nearby hill “to see what we could see”.  There was a sign that said something like

West Jacobsville 1 mile -->
East Jacobsville 2miles -->

From the crest of the hill you could see for miles and I saw no kind of ‘ville.   [Note:  I loaded up Google Maps later and saw no ‘villes anywhere near, either. Maybe a historic reference? ]

There was a cattle guard at the crest, which Muffin now can cross although she doesn’t like to.  There were cattle nearby and she tends to bark and growl at them so we turned back in order not to disturb the livestock.

Took this pic as we turned around:

A travel trailer has arrived, there’s me, and the local cowherd’s trailer.  He was somewhere on his ATV with a roll of wire mending fencelines.

I was hoping this place was so run-down that there’d be no weekenders, but three cars pulled up in the last hour with a ton of kids, Big Gulps, and crookedly-applied bumper stickers.  They are currently failing to set up a large tent. It’s like watching the Keystone Kops go camping.