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Old 06-28-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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Off roading near Pittsburgh, PA

My jeeps only a month old and I've been dying to take it off roading. I live in the south hills just outside of Pgh and don't know of any good places to go. I have heard of a few places out in south park and even Beatle park in Elizabeth. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
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Old 06-28-2012, 10:52 PM   #2
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Pensylvania is littered with OHV parks it feels like. Now Rather then go through all your legal options here, because I think there are others better qualified to talk to you about them then me even know I feel like I know alot about PA's legal options including RC.. Im gonna dirrect you to looking at the PA Section here on WF as well as you local offroad forum Pittsburgh OffRoad, LLC

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Old 07-06-2012, 01:21 PM   #4
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when you decide where you are gonna go let me know, i'm just up in greentree and i'll head out with ya.
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Alright thanks! And will do! I'm in Whitehall but still pretty close to you. Not sure when i wanna go but will be sure to let you know.
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Im from beaver county and its nothing with alot of trails but we go to yankee lake truck night and take.my.jeep out mudding theres one trail nothing to hard pretty much just to.get muddy its like 45 mins from where i live
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Old 08-30-2012, 03:01 PM   #7
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I'm in Whitehall too, let me when you guys go, might tag along!
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Alright thanks! And will do! I'm in Whitehall but still pretty close to you. Not sure when i wanna go but will be sure to let you know.
Hey there jkwrangler, I just stumbled on this forum while looking for places to get dirty around Pitt. I don't own a jeep but I do live in Whitehall near Baldwin High. Hit me up if you don't mind a GMC tagging along.
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Hey there jkwrangler, I just stumbled on this forum while looking for places to get dirty around Pitt. I don't own a jeep but I do live in Whitehall near Baldwin High. Hit me up if you don't mind a GMC tagging along.
I actually live right behind Baldwin high as well. Behind the football field. I'm currently at school at duq and don't have much time to get muddy now. But I'll let you know if I decide to go. No problem with a gmc tagging along!
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:26 PM   #10
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Im also in s hills. Ive been looking for awhile now. Most places online are for atvs and bikes around here. Heard w. va has some good spots around Weirton and morgantown. Ill look more in depth and post all findings. If i find any decent trails we should get a group together and head out.
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I am from the Brookline area not too far from you guys I been looking for spots for a while I've trailed 40 acres an green mans in bethel park but nothing real good if you guys find anything let us know! I think the group thing would be cool!!
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Tjkid8, I live in Beaver County and am also looking for fellow off road enthusiasts and Jeepers. I have an 05 TJ, buying 31s for Christmas...lift in late Spring. Definitely into setting up some group activities.
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Old 11-16-2013, 07:02 PM   #13
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Cool if you guys find a spot an wanna try it out let me know!!
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Old 11-26-2013, 02:49 PM   #14
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Hi all, I happen to stumble upon this thread and thought I'd let you guys know where I've been going for years. There is a large network of trails in South Connellsville that includes some pretty serious mud bogs, creek crossings, steep hills, etc. Its so massive that I've probably only explored a small fraction of the place.

Another interesting thing to mention about this place is that one of the trails will take you to a very large underground limestone mine that you used to be able to drive into. The mine is now mostly sealed up but you can still climb a hill (by foot) and walk into it. The place is called Casparis if you're interested in learning more about it.

I was up there about 3 weeks ago with a few buddies and spent 4 hours driving through the trails in the woods. The place isn't too hard to find but if you don't know where you are looking, it could be a challenge. I'd be happy to get a group together and meet up and go there sometime. I've been going through mostly solo for years and always take a risk of getting stuck. It would be great to go with a large group.

I should also mention that since its in the mountains, they usually get more snow than around the city so that adds to the fun. From downtown it would take about 1.5 hours to get there.

Let me know... I'm thinking about going there again this weekend.

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Old 01-06-2014, 10:49 AM   #15
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Late out gate here, been looking to find a few guys in the area. I'm in Dormont. PM me if anyone is trying to head out anywhere.
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I've been looking for local people to go with. I'm located in Canonsburg. I have a land cruiser not a jeep hope I can still go. Lol email me if anyone wants to meet and go find some trails. Thanks
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Old 01-13-2014, 04:33 PM   #17
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Hey guys! Does anyone know of any trails good for rock crawling or something semi serious me an my brother built his cherokee it's on 38's an we wanna try to flex it out if you guys know of anywhere an would want to show us let me know!! Thanks boys!
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Old 01-28-2014, 05:52 AM   #18
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Check these guys out if you are serious....

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Old 03-15-2014, 01:47 PM   #19
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Hey I know I'm late on this but have you found any spots in Pittsburgh. I'm from Baldwin to let me know!
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Old 08-07-2014, 11:25 AM   #20
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Im from canonsburg. Ive had my jeep for a month and no off roading yet. I know Of a big field, and somewhat decent woods (may need some clearing out). We used to quad up there all the time. The next rain we get I think Im gonna give it a go and see how it is. If its worth it we could meet up and have a little fun.
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Old 08-19-2014, 07:16 PM   #21
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May be tryin casparis Sunday. Who's in?
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Old 01-02-2015, 12:43 PM   #22
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Im down to go I live in Butler. My old neighbor has a trail in the woods that's good to go on with other little trails going off of it too. It's nothing too serious but it's pretty decent and all woods.
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Im down to go I live in Butler. My old neighbor has a trail in the woods that's good to go on with other little trails going off of it too. It's nothing too serious but it's pretty decent and all woods.
I would love to join, I work in Butler on Mondays & Friday and I am fairly new to trails and would like start with some mild rides. Just let me know.
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Old 06-16-2015, 05:30 AM   #24
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Went out with these guys recently. Good guys.

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Old 06-22-2015, 09:34 PM   #25
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Heading to weelsville trails this saturday, anyone?
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Senayski, where at? I live in Muse and would like to check it out.
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Hello all! Don't want to revive a dying thread completely but I'm looking to go keeping Thursday and Friday! Want to try casparis but not completely sure I know how to get there... Anyone in?
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My jeeps only a month old and I've been dying to take it off roading. I live in the south hills just outside of Pgh and don't know of any good places to go. I have heard of a few places out in south park and even Beatle park in Elizabeth. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
I have gone out with a group called J&J off-road adventures they are on Facebook they are a small group that meet in kittanning at the trader horn in the morning we go to one spot and wheel then stop and eat at one of their friends BBQ joint and head over to another spot near by and wheel some more...got lots of videos of wheeling on their Facebook page...mine is the jku black ops with the tube doors maybe I will see you one weekend
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Take it up to the old quarry, Hillsvale PA just outside of New Castle. Great place to go. Look it up on mapquest, go to satellite zoom in and you can see the trails. Lots of off roaders go to a place call the Bahamas. Son's been up there many times. Check it out.
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