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Old 05-11-2013, 12:23 AM   #1
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New legal trails in northern virginia

I heard some talk about legal trails opening in the Woodbridge area? Any one have any news on that?
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:47 AM   #2
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Nope where did you hear that from, that would be great

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Old 05-11-2013, 05:47 AM   #3
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I heard the same thing on another forum...Area is behind Best Buy on PW just off exit 158...
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:48 AM   #4
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They are legal?
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:51 AM   #5
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They are legal?
Yes...But, for right now you need to know somebody who knows the land owner to gain access...The trails are not open to the public for now...
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:24 AM   #6
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So who knows the owner lol
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Old 05-11-2013, 07:06 AM   #7
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So who knows the owner lol
Not me...
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Old 05-11-2013, 07:08 AM   #8
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Just tell them you got the okay from moose they'll be cool with it...
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Old 05-11-2013, 07:53 AM   #9
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Just tell them you got the okay from moose they'll be cool with it...
How do u get to it?
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Old 05-11-2013, 07:55 AM   #10
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Anyone want to give this a try today? Should be nice & muddy...
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:32 AM   #11
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I would be down to go check it out times and meeting place
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:35 AM   #12
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I would be down to go check it out times and meeting place
Do u know where it is?
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:38 AM   #13
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Nope i know where the,best buy is
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:53 AM   #14
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The guy that said just give his name is from PA; I think he's bating us...
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:03 AM   #15
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If anyone finds out I would definitely be down. Been wanting to meet up with some local Jeepers.
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:06 AM   #16
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Sketchy, yea if this is actually legit lemme know ,no one needs a ticket today
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:37 PM   #17
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Word on the street is that the trails will open to the public in June. I believe it'll be a pay per use situation.
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:45 PM   #18
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So the question is can we wheel them today
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:10 PM   #19
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Looking at the google maps, the only thing behind the best buy are power lines. Some trail type stuff, but not sure what else might be there. Is this the area you guys are talking about? Would be great if there was a place to go less than 3hrs away...
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I went and checked it out today, somebody is using it. there are muddy tracks leaving the trail.
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How hard was it to find
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Not at all, it's actually closer to the Ale House than Best Buy, but it is the same area. Here's a google map screen shot.

Also, has anybody heard of the Cardinal Swamps? Found this link to their Facebook group. Right off Cardinal near Bonita Fitzgerald I think.

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Old 05-13-2013, 04:39 PM   #23
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So I'm guessing these are the guys trying to make it open to the public
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Old 05-13-2013, 04:56 PM   #24
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Hope so, there aren't any signs saying no entry or anything. I just don't like to go on unfamiliar trails without a partner.
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I have been to a set of trails off cardinal drive there was no signs there either, it would be nice if some one that actually knew what this was all about would chime in lol
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Cardinal Swamps is 100% illegal and a dumping ground for stolen cars. Beware, this is not a place you should play at. The other area is supposedly under development by someone who is going to open it up for pay for use. It's all chatter right now though - none of the forum threads I've seen actually had the owner piping in. Just people who supposedly have helped and/or been invited to wheel. Hopefully it's the real deal.


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Old 05-13-2013, 05:30 PM   #27
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Ok that's what I was looking for, I figured it was illegal but yea hopefully it does open up,if any one is interested a buddy and I are heading up to Roush creek memorial day weekend
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Not at all, it's actually closer to the Ale House than Best Buy, but it is the same area. Here's a google map screen shot.

Also, has anybody heard of the Cardinal Swamps? Found this link to their Facebook group. Right off Cardinal near Bonita Fitzgerald I think.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cardi...ref=ts&fref=ts
The swamps are awesome not what it used to be but still a challenge
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Why not be respectful and wait until the owner opens the trails up to the public? He's getting close, and all that people trespassing will do is delay it for the rest of us...
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Why not be respectful and wait until the owner opens the trails up to the public? He's getting close, and all that people trespassing will do is delay it for the rest of us...
I agree 100% with that!


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