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Toads living in the spring water at Arnold Horse Camp.

Toads living in the spring water at Arnold Horse Camp. Nice cool water is piped from the spring into this big Rubbermaid tub. Two creaky chairs invite visitors, sort of.ThumbnailsThe old corralNice cool water is piped from the spring into this big Rubbermaid tub. Two creaky chairs invite visitors, sort of.ThumbnailsThe old corralNice cool water is piped from the spring into this big Rubbermaid tub. Two creaky chairs invite visitors, sort of.ThumbnailsThe old corralNice cool water is piped from the spring into this big Rubbermaid tub. Two creaky chairs invite visitors, sort of.ThumbnailsThe old corralNice cool water is piped from the spring into this big Rubbermaid tub. Two creaky chairs invite visitors, sort of.ThumbnailsThe old corral

I quickly check out the spring water that collects in a large tub and see that a family of small toads is living in the water there. I plunge the end of my water purifier in anyway and pull out some clean water to fill my water bottles. Despite the toads and their habits, the water tastes great once filtered, unlike grassy-tasting Mississippi Lake.