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Old 09-17-2013, 05:59 PM   #1
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Camping near Santa Rosa

going with some friends and the kids and I'm looking for a good camp spot.
Doesn't need to be a off orad park but a nice trail off the beaten path would be great. My buddies got an AWD volvo SUV so the trails need to be mellow.

Any Suggestions?


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Old 09-17-2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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going with some friends and the kids and I'm looking for a good camp spot.
Doesn't need to be a off orad park but a nice trail off the beaten path would be great. My buddies got an AWD volvo SUV so the trails need to be mellow.

Any Suggestions?

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Nothing near Santa Rosa. Cow Mt. About an hour north, but wouldn't camp there. Look in clear lake area. I will post so nice easy trails for that area when I get home.

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Where is Santa Rosa? I own a 2005 wrangler tj 4 cylinder ,not much of an off road person but love my jeep whether ppl say that a four cylinder is not really cool..wanted to take a road trip with my son and saw this commercial ..saying Santa Rosa is a good road trip place...thanks muxh
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Here's a nice easy trail. It's about an hour or so north of Santa Rosa.

Indian Valley/Walker Ridge, Ukiah Field Office, Bureau of Land Management California

Lots of trails in this area that can all be done in 2wd. When are you planning to come up?
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Where is Santa Rosa? I own a 2005 wrangler tj 4 cylinder ,not much of an off road person but love my jeep whether ppl say that a four cylinder is not really cool..wanted to take a road trip with my son and saw this commercial ..saying Santa Rosa is a good road trip place...thanks muxh
About an hour north of San Francisco.
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We were thinking about this weekend.

My buddy is pushing for Bullfrog Pond.

Thanks for the location. If not this trip than the next one.

What about Stony ford? Used to go there as a kid.
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About an hour north of San Francisco.
Thanks much,wow I thought it be closer to Santa banrbara,also question ...how often do I have to check the oil on this tj? I don't drive it much ,but my buddy owned one and he said I have to check it often ? Unlike my Honda ....
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We were thinking about this weekend.

My buddy is pushing for Bullfrog Pond.

Thanks for the location. If not this trip than the next one.

What about Stony ford? Used to go there as a kid.
Might get some rain Friday night and Saturday this weekend. You should camp with us on the Lost Coast run on the 28th.
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I'd ove to do the lost coast trip. Unfortunately I'm having a hard time convincing he better half.

She hesitant to meet up with a bunch of strangers. She's kind of shy.
I might push for meeting up and going to the beach and hen camping separately.
At that point I might be ale to swing a trail with the group.

She's a tough sell sometimes ;-)

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I'd ove to do the lost coast trip. Unfortunately I'm having a hard time convincing he better half.

She hesitant to meet up with a bunch of strangers. She's kind of shy.
I might push for meeting up and going to the beach and hen camping separately.
At that point I might be ale to swing a trail with the group.

She's a tough sell sometimes ;-)

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Can't blame her. After all, you don't know any of us. Funny thing is, when I started doing these runs, the very first one I did, 27 jeeps showed up, of which about 20 of them were complete strangers. Yet, they blindly followed along. Crazy! I could've been an ax murderer for all they knew, lol! Oh, btw, I'm not an ax murderer. No really, I wouldn't lie to you about this!
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I just assumed if you were an axe murderer.... You'd have a black jeep ;-)
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I just assumed if you were an axe murderer.... You'd have a black jeep ;-)
Wait I have a black jeep!! Lol
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Wait I have a black jeep!! Lol
Yeah, but I would've been chum bait by now if that was true! Or, are you waiting for the right time to unlease your crazy!? LOL!
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I just assumed if you were an axe murderer.... You'd have a black jeep ;-)
LOL! Wait, is your jeep black?
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Oh damn... I've said too much.
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the black jeeps are uniting. better watch out JimBob
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I'm reminded of the Spy vs. Spy guys!
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Seriously though, if your better half is concerned we're all a bunch of ax murderers, you could always just come up for the day Saturday and meet us at Blue's Beach or Usal Beach for lunch and maybe get to know our group. You'll see we are all a bunch of good jeeple.
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Seriously though, if your better half is concerned we're all a bunch of ax murderers, you could always just come up for the day Saturday and meet us at Blue's Beach or Usal Beach for lunch and maybe get to know our group. You'll see we are all a bunch of good jeeple.
he speaks the truth. We may not be very normal, but this is a solid group.
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X2 .. Started out as strangers and now we are very good friends. There is a reason I go to runs with these guys even though they are like 3 plus hours 1 way ... goes the other way around as well ... JimBob drove 4+ hours 1 way just do a day run at Hollister with 2 other Jeeps.

My wife does not like strangers either but these guys are like family now!
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Don't listen... they are all crazy!!! Muuaahahaaahaaahaaa (evil laugh).

Great group of Jeepers for sure, I would follow that group through any trail. My wife thought I was crazy when I went on my first run with these guys, so she upped the life insurance before the run.... hahahaha, true story . I think I had 127 miles on the Jeep completely stock when I met these guys and now I have 10K miles, mostly off roading with these guys, and I am far from stock now.

Ooops, sorry,

Have a great trip and post pics if you get a chance!

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