Meridian, the sixth largest city of Mississippi, except of hosting numerous cultural events, offers great opportunities to visitors for recreation all year long. It was established in 1860, rebuilt after the Civil War and became the largest city of Mississippi between 1890 and 1930. It contains many parks with tennis courts, softball fields, swimming pools etc. Visitors can also experience water skiing, hiking and camping at Bonita Lakes area and Okatibbee Lake.
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Bicycling / Cycling in Old Blewett Pass Road, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Old Blewett Pass Road in located on US-97 S road from Peshastin towards Ellensburg on the right. The road is no longer used by many cars and it is perfect for cycling. It is 14 mi/22.5 km long, one way, with an elevation gain of 2400 ft/731 m. The difficulty level of this ride is in category one, not suitable for beginners.
The average gradient of the terrain is at 5% and the maximum at 8%. The route has no technical difficulties, except from rough pavement, but it is long, so a good physical condition is required. You will bike through amazing nature with dense forest around you and some amazing views of the Cascade Mountains, in a curvy, through the mountains road.
Old Blewett Pass is a great ride for bicycle enthusiasts to escape the city and take a deep, refreshing breath of fresh, clean mountain air.