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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 ...
... light breeze and clear blue, mountain skies. You can see part of the Rim form the campsite. A beauty of a place. But, no animals, to speak of. I did take a ride on the bike and spotted a new variety of squirrel...long tufted ears were the main feature that I noticed. I had no camera, so you’ll have to take my word for it for the time being.
I sat outside in “the chair” most of the time except for ...
... 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 ...
... of the afternoon enjoying the setting and my sacred solitude.
I made my first fire that night, keeping it small, and only for about an hour or so, considering the high winds, took some moonrise evening pictures, and turned in early, as had become my road habit. I don't think I slept much that night owing to the wind, yet I was up early again and ready to ride and get moving in the chill of the morning.
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 ...
Other places to stay in Payson
801 N Beeline Hwy, Payson | 2 star hotelfrom $90
602 East Highway 260, Payson | 2 star hotelfrom $88
1005 South Beeline Highway, Payson | 2 star hotelfrom $55
202 South Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, Payson | 3 star hotelfrom $72
809 Highway 260 East, Payson | 1 star hotelfrom $71
811 S Beeline Hwy, Payson | 1 star hotelfrom $60
Highway 87, Payson | Hotelfrom $99