Friday, May 22, 2015

Our Rich Lands!

Two Wheels Spoken Here the signs read, and for an area that boasts eleven bike routes, with the longest, Gold Rush Loop at 194 miles, they aren't kidding. We're in Grant County, Oregon and feel like we've hit a biking mother lode. Plus camping opportunities galore. This is pretty much an outdoor oasis made up of Strawberry Mountain Wilderness, Monument Rock Wilderness and North John Day Wilderness.

As Ed and I set out to discover America, we knew one of our searches was for geography of note. The geography of note has surprised us, as it has been so much more than the National Parks and State Parks we anticipated! It's ALL our public lands, acres and acres of open space, fulfilling both economic and recreational uses.


"You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close."

- author unknown

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