Shortly after leaving the west side of Helena, I was stopped by John and asked if I would like to camp at a private park, right around the corner. The horses were hot and tired and it sounded like a golden opportunity.
Tonight, the guys are roaming free on a wonderful 30 acre park, just west of the City. This is the sight of the old Broadwater Hotel, which from 1880 until the 1936 Olympics, had the largest indoor, heated swimming pool in the world. (Hitler ensured that the one built for the Olympics was 2 feet longer).
The hotel was later destroyed in a fire, but the grounds are now used for concerts, weddings and car shows. Last week the Marshal Tucker band was here. Bill and his son own the property, while John and his wife keep it up.