The Merritt Center and Lodge
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... you bikers reading this, today's travel from Silver City, AZ to Payson, AZ is something you need to put on your list to ride. You won't be disappointed. After yesterday and todays roads we are determined to find the gnarliest roads on the way to Hoover Dam. So far, this has been successful. In case you are wondering, after the check point yesterday, Uncle Rod was on his best behavior today.... we shall see tomorrow, it is a new ...
... hot showers. This is a very popular park for the snowbirds that come down in the winter and leave April 1. It is in a windy area and we were warned driving up interstate 10 to be careful about the desert winds. There is a visitor center with some exhibits and a gift shop. The area is known for its wildlife viewing and bird watching. We had electric but no water and the cost was $25 plus a $5 reservation fee. Very interesting overnight ...
... loop. In the middle of the loop we stopped at a point and had Indian fry bread, prepared by couple Dan and Victoria in a red trailer with funny signs. Hot as Hades but no one can beat them on location – outstanding view. Dan and Victoria were wonderful to talk with – they were great storytellers and had us rolling! Here’s one: Victoria is Navajo Indian and she grew up in the Valley. Sometimes it gets a bit boring out there, ...
... here was the Tonto Natural Bridge, which is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. We did three short hikes to view the bridge and nearby falls.
A scenic one-night stop on our way to our next main ...
Another slow starting day but we got motivated to go fishing at one of the many mountain lakes around Payson. Payson was founded in the late 1880's as a logging town and with all the huge trees, we could easily see why. We had a great day fishing but we only caught rocks and didnt get one bite. But like they say...it's not about the fish you catch, it's about the people you catch them ...
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