The Top Off-Roading Destinations and Why You Need To Go
When you love off-roading, you need more than some trails and a quick adrenaline rush. You need a rough and rugged adventure that puts your vehicle to the test. There's nothing like hitting some of the most iconic, exhilarating, and challenging paths in the country from Utah to Florida. Here's where to get started.
Moab takes you off the beaten path over terrain ranging from boulders to water cliffs. Its iconic scenery is s the dream of off-roaders looking for the ultimate adventure. Ride past red rock cliffs and watch for elk, moose, and wildlife.
Hidden Falls Adventure Park - Marble Falls, Texas
Head an hour outside of Austin for nearly 250 miles of marked trails of soft and hard-packed dirt and rocky terrain. Make a weekend of it and enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and fishing between off-roading.
Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Idaho
Breath-taking views await off-roading enthusiasts in Idaho's Sawtooth National Forest. The mountain views blend single-track trails for advanced riders and more moderate paths. Stay at Baumgartner Campground for hot springs and a swimming hole after some off-roading fun.
The entire island of Lanai, Hawaii, only has 30 miles of paved roads, but there are scores of unpaved trails and adventures. Try the Munro Trail to soak up the vistas, canyons, and Cook pine trees. Make your way to the lookout at Manulalei to see views of Mauki, Molokai, and Oahu on your way to the island's highest peak at Lanaihale.
Imperial Sand Dunes - Yuma, Arizona
The Imperial Sand Dunes are the stuff movie magic is made from, including Lawrence of Arabia. As the nation's largest mass of inland sand dunes, summer temperatures soar past 120 degrees, making it essential to come prepared and choose cooler months. After gliding over the dunes, settle in for vehicle camping at first-come, first-serve campsites.
The Cliffs Insane Terrain Off-Road Park
Get ready for muddy off-roading in Marseilles, IL, on The Cliffs Insane Terrain Off-Road Park. This location is wooded and shady, with creeks and open fields. There's also a notorious mud hole waiting for you, but make sure you don't accidentally dig into all the holes masquerading as mud puddles.
Redneck Yacht Club, Florida
Situated in Punta Gorda, the Redneck Yacht Club Mud Park is the pinnacle of mudding, and off-roading with some creature comforts thrown it. Drive through the 800-acre park with multiple mud holes, mud track, drive-thru buggy, and ATV vehicle wash. You can also stay and camp and mingle with the other off-roading enthusiasts over snacks from the food vendors.
Go mudding surrounded by the San Gabriel Mountains at Azusa Canyon, the only state-owned-and-operated mud mecca in Southern California. Watch out for silt and debris in the bogs, which just amplifies the adventure if you're up for the challenge.
Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Get lost in the forests of The Mackinaw Bridge stretching up to the Upper Peninsula. Hundreds of trails cross old railroad track trestles, riverfront terrain, and empty beaches along Lake Huron or Lake Michigan. Look for the hidden gem at Tahquamenon Falls, the second-largest waterfall east of the Mississippi.
Oceano Dunes, California
The 3,600-acre stretch of California coastline is open for off-roading. It's celebrated as one of the most extensive coastal dunes remaining in California. Beyond off-roading all day, you can also bring your surfboard or enjoy some horseback riding and fishing.
Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota
The Black Hills of western South Dakota feature 600 miles of trails for off-roading vehicles. Sail past rocky sections, grassy plains, and heavily forested terrain in 13,000 acres of wilderness. After off-roading, go hiking or biking and look for elk, buffalo, mountain goats, and mule deer.
Death Valley National Park
Enjoy the winter or cool spring days in Death Valley for over 1,000 miles of paved and dirt paths. You can explore the area for days and never run out of canyons, hidden views, and rails that race from the valley up to the mountain range.
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