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Old 03-28-2013, 08:12 AM   #34
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that's one hell of a list.
in UT i think you meant to say Moki Dugway.
Givi has the Monokey.

Originally Posted by LewisNClark View Post
I had some time and organized the Big Bucket list by state. I'd bet this entire list would take 4 months to complete...if'n you plan on really seeing the sites.

The Big Bucket List of Places to see

AZ-Grand Canyon
AZ-Route 66
AZ-Barringer Crater, east of Flagstaff, AZ
AZ- Tuson, – Mount Lemmon in Santa Catalina Mountains
AZ-Grand Canyon National Park
AZ-Mesa Verde National Park
AZ-Ride from Prescott, AZ to Crown King, AZ
AZ-Grand Canyon
AZ- Hwy 180 from Grand Canyon to Flagstaff
AZ-Tombstone, Arizona,_Arizona

NV-Fly Geyser, Nevada
NV-Death Valley National Park
NV-Rhyolite Ghost Town
NV-Red Rock Canyon - Sedona, NV
NV-Valley of Fire State Park (50 miles North of Las Vegas)
NV-Fly Geyser
NV-Hoover Dam
NV-Hover Dam – new bridge across the Colorado River

CA-17 Mile Drive - Pebble Beach, CA
CA-Sea to Sky highway, from Vancouver to Whistler, west coast Canada
CA-Salton Sea/Slab City/Salvation Mountain – Calpatria, CA
CA-Cloud's Rest, Yosimite, CA
CA-Redwood National Park
CA-Niagra Falls, Canada
CA-Mud Pots - Niland, CA
CA-Yosemite National Park
CA-General Grant National Park (now part of Kings Canyon)
CA-Sequoia National Park
CA-Galco's Soda Pop Stop - Los Angeles
CA-Sierra Nevada Mountains
CA-Highway 1 from around San Luis Opismo to Morrow Bay.
CA-Hearst's Castle
CA-Yosemite NP
CA-Alabama Hills (remote but worth it)
CA-Death Valley
CA-Joshua Tree NP
CA-Mojave National Preserve (nothing there but worth seeing, needs spare gas)

NM-Lincoln National Forest
NM-Carlsbad Caverns National Park
NM-Chama, New Mexico (vast elk population in remote areas)
NM-Area 51
NM-Valle Vadal (Carson National Forest) 1 of largest population of Elk in USA.
NM-Royal Gorge bridge (amazing)
NM-Whitesands Missile Range

SD-Outhouse museum - Gregory, SD
SD-Badlands National Park
SD-Black Hills
SD-Mount Rushmore

CO-Alpine Loop – CO
CO-Estes Park (animals everywhere)
CO-Rocky Mountain National Park
CO-Glenwood Springs, Garden of the Gods, Flatiron, Gunnison, Steamboat Springs
CO-Great Sand Dunes National Park - CO
CO-Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park(go to bottom on narrow paved road)
CO-UFO Watchtowers

GA-Stone Mountain
GA-City of Savannah (Riverwalk Street, at night)
GA-Tybee Island
GA-Cumberland Island (have to take a boat to see horses)

NH-Flume Gorge, Franconia State Park - New Hampshire
NH-Mt Washington - New Hampshire
NH-Kangamangus Hwy through the White Mountains

NC-Blue Ridge Parkway (NC and TN)
NC-"The Dragon/Deals Gap" US129 – (TN, NC)
NC-The Outer Banks of North Carolina
NC-Nantahala National Forest - NC

MT-Beartooth Highway – Montana
MT-Glacier National Park (Going to the Sun Hwy)
MT-Upper Missouri Breaks (Hard to get to, dirt)
MT-Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuse
MT-Lemhi Pass (MT and Idaho)
MT-Bannock (western ghost town)

ID-Gibbons Pass (ID and Montana)
ID-Hwy 12 (east and west)
ID-Lolo Motoring Highway (122 miles off-road – very off-road)
ID-North Fork, North Fork of the Salmon Road (dirt) to the dead end (34 miles)
ID-Hells Canyon NRA
NW-The Cascades - BC, WA, OR, CA

OR-Crater Lake, Oregon
Wizard Island
OR-Lake Chasm, OR
OR-Tillamook derigibal hanger on the Pacific
OR-Painted Hills – Mitchell, OR
OR-John Day River/Deschutes River, Painted Hills
OR-Crater Lake National Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park
OR-Joseph, Oregon
OR-Cape Perpetua, Oregon
OR-Six Rivers National Forest - Martin's Ferry Road (169) and Bald Hills Road.
OR-Fort Clatsop (Astoria, Oregon)

WA/OR-Lewis and Clark State Park on the Columbia River
WA-The Hwy from Asotin Washington to Enterprise Oregon (Hwy 3) is a great ride.
WA-Mount Rainier National Park
WA-Mount Saint Helen
WA/OR-Columbia River Gorge
WA- Cape Disappointment and Lighthouse

UT-Arches/Canyonlands National Parks – Moab
UT-Cisco (ghost town) Hwy 128 –my favorite short road in the USA. (20 miles)
UT-Utah –Goblin Valley State Park
UT-San Rafaell Swell (unique curvey road)
UT-Between Arizona and Utah
UT-Bryce Canyon (needs full day and hiking)
UT-Capital Reef National Park (big)
UT-Capital Reef to Hanksville, UT (via Hwy 24)
UT-Monokey Switchback (on way to Monument Valley)
UT-Monument Valley (UT and AZ)
UT-Canyons of the Escalante - UT
UT-Zion National Park (needs 2 days to hike)
UT-Kodachrome Basin State Park

WY-Grand Tetons National Park (top 10)
WY-Jackson Hole
WY-Pinedale and Afton, WY (towards Jackson, WY)
WY-Chief Joseph Scenic Highway
WY-Devils Tower

TX-Big Bend NP
NE-Carhenge - Alliance, NE
NE-North Platte (worlds largest train yard)
VT-Route 100
KS- Cawker City - Largest, heaviest ball of sisal twine IN THE WORLD -
MA-Bar Harbor/Calander Islands, Maine
MI-Michigan Upper Peninsula
PA-Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
MI-Sleeping Bear Dunes – near lake Michigan
VA-Foamhenge, VA
Washington DC – Smithsonian Natural History Museum & Aerospace Museum
AK- the state

Canada –Vancover Island
Canada- Icefields Parkway
Canada - Waterton National Park and Hotel
Canada - Jasper, Alberta
Canada – Lake Louise

Disclaimer: I've been to most of the above and some of these I would not put a high priority on...just a judgement call. Like, I wouldn't ride a 1,000 miles to see a "ball of twine".
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