Steens Mountain Wilderness Resort
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Family rooms
- Kids activities or Babysitting
TravelPod Member ReviewsSteens Mountain Wilderness Resort Frenchglen
Quiet little campground with full hookups on hillside at the western foot of the Steens. great place, if you want electricity, to camp when visiting the Steens Mountains. Bathrooms are clean and management real good people. This is isolated but so is this whole area. We would return here if in vicinity
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Day 17 - There we were heading south from Idaho down into Nevada on Highway 95 when we could see the Steen Mountains calling to us. Time for a little detour.
Tucked away in the southeastern corner of Oregon, the Steens Mountains rise gradually from the west, a tilting plateau rising to 10,000 feet elevation and dropping off in sheer …
... this pest. We bought 5 scales.
We drove the entire length of the reserve, ending up at Frenchglen where we had our picnic and used the "facilities" - a hop-covered dunny.
The town of Frenchglen was started as a "company town" for rancher Peter French, who came to this area at age 23 in 1872 - he had 1200 head of cattle and 6 ranch hands and he turned it into a 100,000 acre ranch - one of the largest ...
... afternoon heat. There was just no shade at all.
I did stop several times to rest but each time, after 5 min in the boiling sun, I realised it was a little cooler riding. When I'd eventually had enough, I found a place to set up my desert camp. It was 6 pm. When I checked my Speedo, I saw that I'd covered 90.5 miles. Wow! 150 km, that's the furtherest I've travelled on a loaded touring bike, ever. After a quick dinner it was a weary traveller off to sleep.
... of days at Umtanum and enjoyed the great memories we have of that place. The pix are of Dennis and Marj, who came down for a steak dinner and to hang out with us.
Anyway, after tidying up stuff at Kim's, we left and stayed at Yakima Nation RV in Toppenish, where we've stayed a gajillion times before, then to Pendleton, Oregon where we've stayed a billion gajillion times, but then the open road toward souther Idaho, and eastern Nevada.
... gt;<li>I spent the night in a parking lot that night because i couldn't find a rest stop and I paid for that mistake when one Nevada's finest woke me up early in the morning and was about to take me for trespassing and I explained the whole situation and the police officer let me ...