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Road trip to Brown's Park

The other day, Pat and Seamus were at Powder Flat, checking on the lambing. They had plenty of daylight left, so decided to take a Road Trip to Brown's Park, some 60 or so miles west. Brown's Park is famous for being part of the Outlaw Trail. It lies at the crux of Wyoming, Colorado and Utah, which proved handy for outlaws looking for a handy border to cross. It is famous for its mild winters and its isolation, even today. They had the good fortune to run into several of our friends and neighbors who live in that magnificent country.

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Seamus along the Green River
Gates of Lodore
Brown's Park, Sweetwater County, Wyoming

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Draft horses along the Little Snake River

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Gates of Lodore
Green River

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Vermillion Falls
Vermillion Creek
Brown's Park
photos by Pat O'Toole

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About Pat & Sharon O'Toole

Sharon O'Toole
Pat and Sharon O’Toole are ranchers in the Little Snake River Valley near Savery, Wyoming, right on the Colorado-Wyoming border. They raise cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and children. Pat “immigrated” from Florida in 1970. He attended Colorado State University, where he met Sharon when both worked for the campus newspaper. Sharon grew up on their ranch, where they live and work with her father, their daughter, son and granddaughter (soon to be grandchildren!). Pat is a “water buffalo” and has served in the Wyoming House of Representatives (1986-1992), on the President’s Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission, and is the current President of the Family Farm Alliance, which advocates for farmers, ranchers and irrigators. Sharon is an author, poet and journalist. She writes extensively on Western issues and is a columnist for “The Shepherd” magazine. Pat and Sharon are the parents of three children: Meghan, 27; Bridget, 26; and Eamon, 20.
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