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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-30-2004, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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I got antsy yesterday and had to go somewhere. So I went somewhere I've never been. All I had with was my cell phone camera so bear with me. I gotta say, this town is a lot nicer than I remember. I left at 1:00 in the afternoon and got home at 1:00 in the morning. 600+ miles traveled. I gotta try the Ironbutt.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-30-2004, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
I'm always learning......
 
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This thing is BIG!!!! I saw it from twenty mile away. I didn't know you could go to the top. Next time I'm gonna bring the kids.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-30-2004, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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Another shot from the park that surrounds the arch.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-30-2004, 12:19 PM
 
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The arch is nice. and the park surrounding it is nice too. during the 4th of july they have a fest in the area and do the fireworks on the river there. you can even go up in the arch to watch them, i believe.
I lived there a few years ago, and i remember going there as a kid, but when i went there as an adult it looked much different. lol.
defenately bring the kids, they'll love it. i took my nephew when he was 3 and he is 8 now and still talks about it.
I take it that was your first time there?
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-30-2004, 12:25 PM
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nice pics! So did you go up to the top?

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-30-2004, 12:26 PM
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Ohhhhh nice ride Next time......post it

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-30-2004, 12:58 PM
Let the good times roll
 
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Very nice...I visited the arch for my 8th grade class trip...many, many, many years ago. We went in the arch and took the ride to the top...a memorable experience!

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