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Old 10-20-2013, 10:48 AM
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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What is the most remote, isolated and sparsely population part of your state? Describe the topographical features, climate, and any type of civilization/settlements that may exist there that keep it remote or lightly populated in terms of your selected state? This can be ay state, even Connecticut, or Wyoming including all ranges and scale.
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Old 10-20-2013, 11:14 AM
Location: East Coast of the United States
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Garrett County - in the western panhandle of Maryland nestled in the Appalachian mountains.

It's a scenic area and has Deep Creek Lake, Maryland's tallest waterfall and activities like skiing, golf and rafting. Not far from Pittsburgh PA.
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Old 10-20-2013, 12:03 PM
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Southeastern Oregon. Once you get south of Ontario or Burns or east of Lakeview there's more pronghorn antelopes than people by a considerable ratio. You can drive two hours and not see even a town, maybe a small settlement here or there. It feels more like northern Nevada than even most of the rest of Eastern Oregon. Really is sort of America's outback.
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Old 10-20-2013, 12:43 PM
Location: Brew City
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Um....all of it?

I guess I'd go with the extreme NW corner of Montana. Even though the eastern part of the state is less populated I'd rule the SE corner out because I-80 comes through there. NW Montana would have won by a landslide even a decade ago but now with the Bakken oil field there is a lot more traffic. SW Montana is at the end of the Bitterroot valley which is the most trendy area of the state. Out of staters have been moving in to the region so it's one long narrow valley with a bunch of vacation homes now.

NW Montana is very rugged. It's out of the way to go anywhere so unless you have business up there, you're not going to stumble across it. Either there or the east central interior part of the state. Nothing but a few ranchers and a lot of antelope.
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Old 10-20-2013, 11:03 PM
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In Washington State, parts of the Olympic National Park. It is west of Seattle on the peninsula and there are many areas that are impossible to get to unless you take a long hike. There is also a few tiny towns in the cascade mountains that you can only get to by ferry on Lake Chelan or a long hike in the mountains(Stehekin and Holden).
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Old 10-21-2013, 12:59 AM
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For Oregon, I would say the southwest, southeast and northeast corners are pretty damn remote. The southeastern 1/4 of Oregon is pretty much the frontier, and the area between the southernmost Oregon Coast and the Rogue Valley is also very wild; people have died getting stranded there.
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Old 10-21-2013, 03:53 AM
Location: West Michigan
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For Michigan:

Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior. It's technically within Michigan's borders, but it is closer to NE Minnesota and Ontario, Canada. Record high temp on the island is only 89 degrees. Average high for July is only 68! Moose and wolves pretty much run the place.

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Old 10-21-2013, 04:36 AM
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I'd say the Adirondack portion of the North Country region of NY.
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:51 AM
Location: Austell, Georgia
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The North Georgia Mountains Part 1 - YouTube
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:59 AM
Location: Victoria TX
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For Texas, it would be the Rio Grande Valley between Big Bend and Langtry. You can be 30-40 miles from the nearest drivable track down there, and there is nothing on the Mexican side, either. Big Bend itself would be one of the most isolated places in the USA, if they had not designated it a national park.

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