Wheeling Hot Spots in the Southwest-Part 3
Are you ready to take on some extreme off-roading? Get ready to explore the Southwest's best trails and test your skills and your rig's capabilities. From towering sand dunes to plunging waters and clear springs, the Southwest has something for everyone!
Arizona: Broken Arrow Trail, Sedona
This fabulous 4x4 route will take you around 2 hours to complete. Even beginners can manage it, as long as they have a 4WD with high-clearance, due rocks and ledges along the way. You’ll get to marvel at the area’s iconic red rock canyons and towering spires as you conquer a natural staircase of rock, ruts, and roots.
New Mexico: Red Sands OHV Area (BLM), Alamogordo
With over 100 miles of easy-to-navigate trails, this sprawling open play area is the perfect place to explore. You won't find tall dunes here, but you'll find plenty of sandy sections and hard-packed 4x4 trails. Plus, there are no fees, it's open year-round, and you can enjoy primitive camping.
Oklahoma: Little Sahara Dunes, Waynoka
If you're looking for some serious off-road action, head to Little Sahara State Park. Here, you'll find over 1,600 acres of small sand dunes ranging from 25 to 75 feet. To make the most of this mini-desert atmosphere, make sure you come equipped to tackle the sand. And those overlanding will find plenty of cool places to set up camp.
Texas: Hidden Falls Adventure Park, Marble Falls
Not far from Austin, you’ll have over 240 miles of motorized off trails. The paths are made up of everything from soft and hard pack dirt to rocky terrain. Whether you like mild or wild, you'll find it here, plus you'll be treated to incredible scenery, including cascading falls and clear springs.
Next week we embark on a wild adventure: Off-Roading in the West
It's time to gear up and hit the road! Buckle up and get ready to explore some of the most thrilling and breathtaking destinations that the West has to offer.
From rugged mountains to vast deserts, the West is a playground for off-road enthusiasts. We'll be scouting out some of the best trails and terrains for you to add to your bucket list. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie to the off-roading scene, we've got you covered.
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