Tag : biking

Cave Creek Regional Park

Campground: Cave Creek Regional Park Location: Cave Creek, Arizona Site: 9 Cost: $30 Services: E (50 AMP), W Comments: The campground has nicely groomed spacious sites with great views and easy access to hiking trails.  Even though it is close proximity to a built up area it was very quiet and peaceful. There were lots of birds and rabbits enjoying …

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Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes

  We love riding the 72-mile bike trail called the “Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes”. It starts in Plummer, Idaho and winds its way along the southern edge of Lake Coeur d’Alene, on up the east side of the lake to Harrison, and then follows the Coeur d’Alene River on up into the mountains to Montana near Lookout Pass, Idaho. …

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Yuma Territorial Prison - Yuma AZ

The Peanut Patch A historical landmark in Yuma consisting today of mainly a packaging facility and a store. The Patch used to grow peanuts for over 40 years and due to a white fly problem they stopped growing them and now purchase them from Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. On site roasting and making of clusters, fudge, and peanut butter …

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Lake Mead - Historic Railroad Trail

This is a nice, easy, scenic, and historic 3.7 mile trail (each way) from the Alan Bible Visitor Center at Lake Mead Recreation Area to Hoover Dam.  It is a dirt, gravel, sand path which can be either walked or ridden on a bicycle. Due to the nature of the trail, riding a bicycle a mountain bike is preferable but …

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House Hunting Borrego Sprinngs California

Should I be worried? My husband says he wants to go on a bike ride and next thing I know he is stopping at every house for sale and checking out the brochures. #wearemoving?  

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Campground: Fort Stevens State Park Location: Astoria, Oregon Site: F237 Cost: $24.60 Services: FHU Comments: One of our favorite state parks with lots of hiking and biking opportunities along the beach and/or the trails. Lots of military historic information and close access to Astoria. Great views of the mouth of the Columbia River where you can spend all day watching …

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Campground: Lakeview Campground Location: Aspen Beach Provincial Park – Gull Lake, Alberta Site: Group Site B and then Site A-42 Cost: $26  (CAD) for Group Site B and $59 (CAD) for Site A-42 Services: FHU Comments:  Enjoying a family reunion at a beautiful campground and then moved to Site A-42 to wait out the holiday crowd traffic (August long weekend …

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Nehalem

Campground: Nehalem Bay State Park Location: Nehalem, Oregon Site: B28 Cost: $24 Services: W/E Comments: One of our favorite beach state parks. Right on the beach with lots of empty beach to walk. Just walk over the dunes and there’s the beach. The site was a bit small and they had to cut some branches to allow us to fit …

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Written on Oct, 06, 2012 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Ft Stevens

Campground: Fort Stevens State Park Location: Astoria, Oregon Site: L46 Cost: $25 Services: FHU Comments: One of our favorite state parks with lots of hiking and biking opportunities along the beach and/or the trails. Lots of military historic information and close access to Astoria. Great views of the mouth of the Columbia River. Link to Map in “Where We’ve Been”

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Another wonderful family reunion full of too much fun with a crazy, wild game night with over 40 people participating and then an even more crazy water fight the next day with almost all people participating even though they didn’t want to. Can you say “soaking wet”? Campground: Lakeview Campground Location: Aspen Beach Provincial Park – Gull Lake, Alberta Site: …

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