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Old 03-04-2013, 05:26 PM   #1
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Coolidge Dam day trip

Howdy..I was able to make a day trip out to Coolidge Dam/San Carlos Reservoir yesterday...

lots of cactus blooming...

San Carlos Reservoir and Coolidge Dam







The view down the Gila River







Eagle detail and reeeeaalllyyy long staircase....



and finally, Mt Turnbull on the way home...

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Old 03-04-2013, 05:47 PM   #2
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Cool pictures.
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:05 PM   #3
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Where is that? I want to go! great pics
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:34 PM   #4
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Where is that? I want to go! great pics
Thanks ! It's in central AZ, about 25 miles south east of Globe.
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:18 PM   #5
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Been there
but didn't take as cool a pics as you.
Thanks for sharing.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:51 AM   #6
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Nice pix's....
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:53 PM   #7
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Been there
but didn't take as cool a pics as you.
Thanks for sharing.
Thanks !! Where in Queen Creek are you ? I'm Ellsworth/Germann area...I'll PM you this week end if you are up for a ride.
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Nice pix's....
Thanks ! Much appreciated....
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:06 PM   #9
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Thanks !! Where in Queen Creek are you ? I'm Ellsworth/Germann area...I'll PM you this week end if you are up for a ride.
Power/Germann

Probably wont be getting out this weekend. Mother in law is in town.
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Beautiful pictures and nice scenery..

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Old 03-06-2013, 04:35 AM   #11
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Fantastic pictures! That is not that far from me and I have never been... Going to change that!!!
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:00 PM   #12
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Fantastic pictures! That is not that far from me and I have never been... Going to change that!!!
Thanks...it is a great day ride, especially the 60 between Superior and Claypool...
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Old 03-10-2013, 05:26 PM   #13
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I did that a few years back. The road out north of the lake wasn't bad, but the road south of the lake was a "paved" road worse than any dirt road I've ever been on.

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Old 03-10-2013, 06:06 PM   #14
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Is there any camping in the area of the dam ????

Thanks !!

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Old 03-10-2013, 06:28 PM   #15
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It's been a couple of years since I rode by, and I don't know if there is any designated camping, but the south road is pretty remote, so there may be areas there where you can camp. The north road runs through population so unless there is a designated camping area, I don't remember much that you could camp on. My memory could be faulty though.
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