When we finally got across the lake--an hour long ride--the clouds were so black and threatening. I had my sunglasses on and I had to stop to change to my regular glasses because it was too dark to see.
As we pulled into the parking lot for Ausable Chasm the sky opened up and it poured. We sat in the car. When the rain let up a little we made a dash for the welcome center. It was time for lunch anyway.
The rain let up and we went ahead with our plans. The woods along the trail were drippy from water on the trees, but by the time we got to the raft launch the sun was out. We had a great ride. We did get wet going though the rapids.
Because our plan was to ride the river raft, I left my camera in the the car. You can view pictures here.
We took the shuttle bus from the raft pull out back to the welcome center and had something to drink before heading back home.
I drove to Essex, NY, to take the ferry to Charlotte, VT. It was a much smaller ferry but a quicker trip--and much less expensive! However, we did have to take a slight detour to get their. There had been some flash flooding and wind damage to trees that had the direct route closed off.
Kind of pretty sunset tonight: