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Old 10-14-2014, 01:31 PM   #1
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Weird stuff you've found in the middle of nowhere

Since we tend to be an outdoorsy collection of people - dirt biking, adventure riding, camping, and so on - I thought this might be an interesting topic here. I've seen similar threads on other outdoors forums and it's been pretty fascinating.

So, post up stories or photos of the interesting, strange, weird, unexplainable, or hilarious things you've found in the middle of nowhere on your adventures!

I'm sure my entry will be among the least interesting, but here goes anyways. I've found the following:

1) A vegetable garden, in a clearing in the woods, miles from any road or house. Yes, plain old vegetables you eat.
2) A pink purse, hanging on a tree branch, 30 yards from a highly traveled multi use path. It felt like it was pretty full. It looked like it belonged to a kid - I left it alone.
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Old 10-14-2014, 01:50 PM   #2
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Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee
(SR 116, part of the stupidly named "Devil's Triangle"):

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Old 10-14-2014, 02:03 PM   #3
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I was wondering where I left those.........
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Old 10-14-2014, 04:42 PM   #4
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Back in the 90's I found a baby-food jar full of hash oil and 2 20 dollar bills WAY out I the boonies by the trail side. Was an interesting weekend from that point on...
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Old 10-14-2014, 08:04 PM   #5
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Tilted outhouse. Nevada or California, don't remember.

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Old 10-14-2014, 08:33 PM   #6
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Up north.

The remains of a POW camp here in the states.

Appears they stayed quite regular.
In that close proximity, it would be easy to pass a paperback book around that you had been enjoying.

Only to have your buds rip out the pages..... and....

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Old 10-15-2014, 03:01 AM   #7
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Hiking in the woods near Jim Thorpe PA back in the '80s we found an oscilloscope. It seemed like such an odd item to ditch in the woods.
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Old 10-15-2014, 04:13 AM   #8
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In the '80s I Mt Biked with a friend in wooded parks near a city.

One day just west of the city we found a sofa burning in the woods. Rode to a church to call the fire department.

About a week later in a park on the north side of town we found . . . a sofa burning in the woods.
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Old 10-15-2014, 04:40 AM   #9
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Old 10-15-2014, 05:51 AM   #10
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Just yesterday cruising down a locval dirt road I seen a ladies high heel shoe hanging in a branch..
There is enough room to pull off there if you had a small car, kind of made me laugh though thinking about what could make someone lose this..
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Old 10-15-2014, 06:44 AM   #11
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Riding along in a cool little tree lined valley, what is that on the side of the road?
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Old 10-15-2014, 06:50 AM   #12
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Riding along in a cool little tree lined valley, what is that on the side of the road?
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Did you mount a search for the owner of said lost garment?
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Old 10-15-2014, 12:15 PM   #13
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A few years ago, riding up CA-1 between Santa Cruz and San Francisco, I pulled into a view point and found:

1) a single Platform soled, spike heeled, knee-high ladies lace up boot;


2) a blindfold;


3) a half eaten can of cat food; and


4) a spork.
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Old 10-15-2014, 12:40 PM   #14
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Why is it always "one" of a pair of footwear?
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Old 10-15-2014, 01:25 PM   #15
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