Some of the MCCPA fun for 2017


Spring MCCPA Cruise to Penn's Cave and Beyond.

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On Saturday April 29, MCCPA held the annual Spring Cruise. This year the Cruise started with a meet up breakfast at Perkins, followed by a stop to pick up more members. All cruised to the Penn’s Cave in Centre Hall, PA. Most went on a very cool boat trip through Penn’s Cave. Next was a bus tour through the Wildlife Park. Most agreed they were hungry, so we cruised toward Penn State to Letterman’s Sports Grill for a late lunch. Since we were so close to Penn State we headed to the Penn State Creamery for some Penn State ice cream. What a great DAY!



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The Cruise had two meet up locations both ended with a briefing from the Colonel err Barb. Since too many members had cleaned their Mustangs, it rained. Luckily the weather cleared up before we reached Penn’s Cave.



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We arrive and are able to park together on nice grass area. MCCPA treasurer Jen collected the money and double check the sign up list.



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Off to the Visitors Center to get started.


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The crystal clear water of the Cave is home to many fish, also sited was a muskrat and the resident beaver.



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Penn’s Cave is the only cave in Pennsylvania on the National Register of Historic Places. It features stalactites and stalagmites, many have the appearance of recognizable shapes.



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The Grounds of Penn’s Cave are beautiful. The fields of yellow dandelions are what golf course groundskeeper‘s nightmares.



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Time to board the bus and see the first animals, Bison.



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Next in the Wildlife tour, Deer, Elk and Rams.


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The Bear thought about getting up for a treat, but decided it was too much effort.


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The presentation of the Wolf enclose is much better than any I have ever seen in a zoo.


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Next up was the big cats. I think the Mountain Loins belong to the same union as the Bear, but the Bobcats came out.



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By the end all were starving, we headed to Letterman’s Sports Grill for a late lunch and then to Penn State Creamery for an ice cream. Special thanks to Barb and Ira Bloom and helpers Don and Charles Crust for putting on a great Spring Cruise.