Marble Creek Camping

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img_9429 Zoe and Gavin headed to our campsite's own private island in the Cascade River almost immediately after we pulled into the campground.
Zoe and Gavin headed to our campsite's own private island in the Cascade River almost immediately after we pulled into the campground.
img_9434 Spacious enough for a little soccer ball kick around.
Spacious enough for a little soccer ball kick around.
img_9437 Zoe trapped in an Uncle Brian straightjacket. Evidently it's not so bad.
Zoe trapped in an Uncle Brian straightjacket. Evidently it's not so bad.
img_9439 Aidan the cold boy. While the other kids are running around in shorts he's got at least 6 layers on and is still cold.
Aidan the cold boy. While the other kids are running around in shorts he's got at least 6 layers on and is still cold.
img_9443 Aliya and Gavin crossing one of the campsite's two natural bridge to the island.
Aliya and Gavin crossing one of the campsite's two natural bridge to the island.
img_9446 A view across the Cascade River. The fog never lifted high enough for us to see the top as we've been able to in years past.
A view across the Cascade River. The fog never lifted high enough for us to see the top as we've been able to in years past.
img_9447 Michelle and Kathryn share the low-rider hammock. Why is it so low?
Michelle and Kathryn share the low-rider hammock. Why is it so low?
img_9449 Zoe and Aliya show how it should be done.
Zoe and Aliya show how it should be done.
img_9451 Reading under the shelter of a huge tree during one of the day's many rainstorms.
Reading under the shelter of a huge tree during one of the day's many rainstorms.
img_9452 Hunkered down. Our plan to hike up to Cascade Pass was washed away by the first rain we've seen in weeks.
Hunkered down. Our plan to hike up to Cascade Pass was washed away by the first rain we've seen in weeks.
img_9454 Interestingly all the rain caused the muddy river to rise several inches wiping out all the low-lying sandbars around the island. By the next day the river had...
Interestingly all the rain caused the muddy river to rise several inches wiping out all the low-lying sandbars around the island. By the next day the river had…
img_9455 Empire building prior to the river's rise.
Empire building prior to the river's rise.