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Old 09-07-2013, 05:24 PM   #1
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New to Washington and Northwest

Hello Everyone. I just recently moved up to Washington. I live in Tacoma right now and I am stationed at Ft. Lewis. I was wondering if anyone an tell me where the best places to go are. I prefer something easier at first. Also camping by there would be great too. Thank you.

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Old 09-08-2013, 11:30 AM   #2
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Welcome to the area. Tahuya is a decent trail for beginners. Camping is available but it is reserved only. It's close enough that a day trip can be made easily. All of the trails in the area are doable in a day. Exceptions are the Manastash area in the north Rainier area and Tillmook down in Oregon. Both of those places you really need to hang around a few days to get in all the wheeling.

We will probably try to put together a Tahuya run in a couple of weeks.

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Old 09-08-2013, 08:59 PM   #3
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Thank you. Keep me posted on the meet up
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Old 09-12-2013, 04:48 PM   #4
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Military Jeepers JBLM chapter has a meeting tomorrow night, if you are interested in joining our club PM me.
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Old 10-16-2013, 12:21 PM   #5
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I am a beginner and just had a day run up at Tahuya, it was fun I have also done Fortune Creek which is not as close to you but that one is cool too!
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Old 10-21-2013, 06:52 PM   #6
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Hey i just got to lewis and if ur still wanting to go on a run let me knw
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Old 10-27-2013, 11:40 AM   #7
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I think you guys would like Evans Creek ORV Park more than boring old Tahuya. Tahuya is great if you like to ride motorcycles, but doesn;t really offer up much more than a mud hole for 4X4s. Evans Creek has many trails dedicated to 4X4s in varying degrees of difficulty, it's all mapped out.
There is a proper camp ground there too.

Here are maps to look at.



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Old 10-27-2013, 12:17 PM   #8
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How'd you do on yellow jacket? Or the mollies on the south loop? Tahuya has a few things that can test a driver and their rig.

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Old 10-29-2013, 10:44 AM   #9
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Indeed. If you want to wheel all day rather than drive around and occasionally find an obstacle, Tahuya is fine.
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:08 PM   #10
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I was curious. I take new folks over there every month or so. It's a good place for folks to cut their teeth on wheelin.

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Old 11-01-2013, 09:29 AM   #11
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Well id be more than willing to go up to evans creek with some people just let me knw wen and were
I actually did tahuya last weekend and i had a blast i think it was a good place for a beginner like me

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