The scenery in Northwest Oklahoma is boring

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I_Miss_Ivan_McFarlin

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Where exactly is this? I used to drive through the panhandle but Oklahoma highways became so crappy that we bypassed and went through Kansas. I would like to go that way to Colorado again since Clayton to Raton is 4 lane. But prior experience is that from Medford to Boise City tore the crap out of our camper.
This looks like Highway 412 between Boise City and Guymon.
 

I_Miss_Ivan_McFarlin

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Hey now, it can be pretty.



I wasn't saying it wasn't pretty I was answering VOODOO CHILD's question as to where this picture was from:



Honestly the only thing I have seen of Northwestern Oklahoma is the two times I have driven to Colorado through Gymon and Boise City and a geology field trip to the Glass Mountains, Little Sahara and Alabaster Caverns.
 
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OSU has a geology field camp in Colorado (near Florence). Every summer they have a six week course there. I went once as a student and then was a TA the next two years. Colorado is wonderful, but after driving on winding roads and not seeing the horizon for six weeks, it was nice to get back to a place where you can see for miles and drive in a straight line. Once I would hit Boise City and stomp on the gas headed east, it was a definite sense of freedom, and just felt like home, so for that reason I like western OK.
 

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OSU has a geology field camp in Colorado (near Florence). Every summer they have a six week course there. I went once as a student and then was a TA the next two years. Colorado is wonderful, but after driving on winding roads and not seeing the horizon for six weeks, it was nice to get back to a place where you can see for miles and drive in a straight line. Once I would hit Boise City and stomp on the gas headed east, it was a definite sense of freedom, and just felt like home, so for that reason I like western OK.
So you're a geologist who doesn't like the mountains?
 

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OSU has a geology field camp in Colorado (near Florence). Every summer they have a six week course there. I went once as a student and then was a TA the next two years. Colorado is wonderful, but after driving on winding roads and not seeing the horizon for six weeks, it was nice to get back to a place where you can see for miles and drive in a straight line. Once I would hit Boise City and stomp on the gas headed east, it was a definite sense of freedom, and just felt like home, so for that reason I like western OK.
I'm a fellow Poke geologist and went to the same field camp!