into the desert…
Steens Mountain Loop Road, OR
desolate and lonely for most parts, this 52-mile Gravel Road however gives you access to some amazing views from up top, including the Kiger Gorge and the Alvord Desert Valley below. It is not a national park or state park (probably a good thing) and is one of the best kept secrets on the dry side of Oregon.
speaking of desert landscape, here’s something I hope to see (and hopefully make) one day:
do yourself a favor and watch it in HD if your BW permits