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Old 10-10-2012, 12:20 PM   #1
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Exclamation Grand Rapids area jeepers!!

I recently got back into jeeps and now have a 78 cj5 with a 360 and 3 speed. I know there are some nice built jeeps in my town of lowell so i know there has to be plenty in grand rapids. Iwas wondering if there were any clubs or meeting in this area? If theres enough people who are interested in a club but there is not one i would be very interested in starting one if theres enough intrest.

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Old 10-11-2012, 12:33 PM   #2
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I am new to the Jeep world, having recently purchased a 2010 Wrangler Unlimited Sport. Anyone know of some mild trails in the GR area?

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Old 10-12-2012, 09:25 AM   #3
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What are of grand rapids are you from? And thats exactly what i was wondering.
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:36 PM   #4
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I am in the Forest Hills area. I have been looking around online and driving around a little to find some stuff. Most of what I have found so far is north of us.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:42 PM   #5
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Your not far at all, im from lowell. I know of some tracks through the woods but just short about 2 or 3 mile trails that arm't that exciting. If you find any close make sure you post them.
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the TwoTrackers out of Grand Rapids is a decent club, as well as CalaOffroad. they are both out of the grand rapids area.
as for places to go, check out Kids in the Mud off road park down towards Kalamazoo. with in an hour drive and has enough to keep busy for the day.
let me know if you wanna head down. im always up for a ride.
also there are some forest roads out in the N. Muskegon, twin lakes, area that are good for a ride every now and again. not much in the way of challange, but good to get out of the house.
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I am New to the Jeep World I just bought my first YJ and am looking for a club to join so I can go 4 wheelin as well. I'm in the Jenison area.
I also have a question about Cy & YJ parts do they interchange?
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:52 AM   #8
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See Al's note above, the Two Trackers are in your area.
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I'm in Rockford and looking for some trails.
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:07 PM   #10
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I'm in Jenison and picked up an 05 LJ. I'll be headed to badlands in May. The Cadillac area has tons of great trails.
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I'm ready for spring! When does silver lake open?
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I'm ready for spring! When does silver lake open?
Silver Lake Hours Change, open later!

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Jenison here too, I'm always looking for somewhere to take the old black jeep!
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When is blessing of the jeeps?
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I am out of Rockford, Michigan just north of GR.
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Love Rockford... And hot dogs

I'm out of Midland, but hang in Comstock Park every other weekend... Be nice to get together sometime.

And Kids in the Mudd is a pretty cool place, was there last weekend. It just needs to dry up a bit unless you're Jeeps built for 2' of mud.
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im in the grant/newaygo area and there are some good trails in white cloud.
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new Jeep owner here, I'm out of Sparta, can't wait to plan a trip to Silver Lake!
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Love Rockford... And hot dogs

I'm out of Midland, but hang in Comstock Park every other weekend... Be nice to get together sometime.

And Kids in the Mudd is a pretty cool place, was there last weekend. It just needs to dry up a bit unless you're Jeeps built for 2' of mud.
Where is this place"
Kids in the Mudd" ?? I am right by Rockford too! Been looking for a place to go!!
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Anyone find any local trails? From Rockford.
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Anyone find any local trails? From Rockford.
Try this: EveryTrail - Travel Community, iPhone Guides for Sightseeing, Hiking, Walking Tours and more
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I'm in GR and just picked up an 87 and am also looking for an opportunity to get off road.
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new Jeep owner here, I'm out of Sparta, can't wait to plan a trip to Silver Lake!
Hey there Sparta.....I grew up and moved away from there 30 some odd years ago. Crazy rock crawlin Jeeper in Southern California now. We go out at least every other weekend (more sometimes). PM me and I'll share some pix
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im in the grant/newaygo area and there are some good trails in white cloud.

So Grant / Newaygo area, what kind of trails to you run up there in God's country? Like "Over the River and Though the Woods, to Grandmother's House" type stuff, or are there maybe some hills and trees to climb up there too?
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the TwoTrackers out of Grand Rapids is a decent club, as well as CalaOffroad. they are both out of the grand rapids area.
as for places to go, check out Kids in the Mud off road park down towards Kalamazoo. with in an hour drive and has enough to keep busy for the day.
let me know if you wanna head down. im always up for a ride.
also there are some forest roads out in the N. Muskegon, twin lakes, area that are good for a ride every now and again. not much in the way of challange, but good to get out of the house.

Just thought this was worth bumping to the top
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im in the grant/newaygo area and there are some good trails in white cloud.

Way Way back in the day (like 40 plus years ago), there was a marked motorcycle trail off of M-37, North of Baldwin (I believe started from the power line road), known as "The Big Tooth" - any idea if that trail is still there? As hard as is was with 2 wheels, I don't know if it would even be doable with 4.
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So Grant / Newaygo area, what kind of trails to you run up there in God's country? Like "Over the River and Though the Woods, to Grandmother's House" type stuff, or are there maybe some hills and trees to climb up there too?
Some but there's mainly some real muddy areas and a couple swampy areas and some sand pits.
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Way Way back in the day (like 40 plus years ago), there was a marked motorcycle trail off of M-37, North of Baldwin (I believe started from the power line road), known as "The Big Tooth" - any idea if that trail is still there? As hard as is was with 2 wheels, I don't know if it would even be doable with 4.
Nope. I don't. I don't ever head that far north but it would be fun to try to find it. I use Polaris atv app to mark my trail that I take.

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