Archive for the Scenic View Category

Canyon Lake – Tonto National Forest, AZ

Posted in Arizona, Bridge, Bridges, Camping, Canyon Lake AZ, Lakes, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, National Forest, One Lane Bridge, Scenic View, Water with tags , , , , , , on April 20, 2016 by DRF

Canyon Lake – Location: Less than an hour East of Phoenix, AZ in the Tonto National Forest.

Here’s a few photos I took on my ride over to Canyon Lake.  A nice day in Arizona for a motorcycle ride.  To get to this lake, you have to ride over 2, one-land bridges.  They have quite a few camping spaces available for campers.  There’s also a lot of boats at the marina.  I’m not sure why, but I didn’t take any photos of the camping sites or the marina where they had quite a few boats.  There was a restaurant and a Steam Boat were you can take a ride around the lake.

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Superstition Mountain Museum

Posted in Apache Junction AZ, Arizona, Motorcycles, Mountains, Old Buildings, Phoenix, Phoenix AZ, Scenic View, Wagon with tags , , , , , , , on February 20, 2016 by DRF

I took a ride over to the Superstition Mountain Museum.  They’re located to the east of Phoenix, AZ in the east valley, close to Apache Junction.  A nice place with a great view of the Superstition Mountains.

I won’t go into detail about this place, if you’re interested, just click on the link in the fist paragraph to see their website.

Here’s a few photos:

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Sturgis 2014 – Planning for Another Ride

Posted in Arches National Park, Arizona, Camping, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Camping, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Scenic View, South Dakota, Sturgis SD, Utah with tags , , , , , , , , on July 15, 2014 by DRF

I plan on going to Sturgis again this year.  This will be my 2nd time.  Tent camping along the way, I plan on staying at Fort Tuthill campground in Flagstaff, AZ,  Arches National Park in Utah, and Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.  If I have time I’d also like to ride through Aspen, CO to take in the scenic views.  Each time I take a trip I try to take routes I haven’t been on before (unless I feel it was so nice I’d like to see it again).  I plan on going through Arches National Park which I rode through last year, simply because I enjoyed it so much.  If you plan on camping in any of the national parks, be sure to make your reservations well in advance.  They fill up quickly especially in the summer months.

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My trip back to AZ will probably have to be along the Interstate Highways since it will be the quickest.  I would prefer to take the back roads through the little towns, scenic views, more relaxing atmosphere, etc…  But I could only get so much time off from work!

Desert View Tower along I-8 in CA

Posted in Arizona, FLHTCUTG, Harley-Davidson, Historic Sites, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Mountains, Scenic View, Tri-Glide with tags , , , , , , on May 1, 2014 by DRF

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A California Historical Monument, Desert View Tower in Jacumba Hot Springs, CA.  I’ve ridden past this tower countless times over the years.  I never knew what it was until now.  I didn’t take the time to go inside (only a $3 fee).  I was running late an needed to get back home.  Maybe next time.

A Train, A Lonely Road & the Imperial Sand Dunes

Posted in California, Imperial Sand Dunes CA, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Sand Dunes, Scenic View, Trains, Tri-Glide with tags , , , , , on May 1, 2014 by DRF

DSCF0175Along I-8 in Arizona and another train.  This one was stopped under the highway.

DSCF0176Looking towards Phoenix, AZ.  It sure is a lonely road with not much to see.

DSCF0180Just West of El Centro Ca, the Sand Hills Rest Area on I-8.

DSCF0181The Imperial Sand Dunes.  The largest mass of sand dunes in California.  This place can get quite busy on weekends and holidays.

 

Seagrove Park in Del Mar CA

Posted in Beach, California, Del Mar CA, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean, Scenic View, Waves with tags on April 29, 2014 by DRF

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Another beautiful location along Pacific Coast Highway in California.  Seagrove Park located in Del Mar, CA.

 

Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach CA

Posted in California, Fletcher Cove CA, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean, Scenic View, Solana Beach CA, Water, Waves with tags , , , , , on April 28, 2014 by DRF

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DSCF0149Here’s a beautiful location for viewing the Pacific Ocean.  Fletcher Cove, located in Solana Beach, CA along the Pacific Coast Highway.

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