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11-07-2012 03:13 PM
tigerblood Good info, around waterloo everything is private (aside from a few not so legal spots I've hit in the past) and a couple level B's...the search continues
11-07-2012 05:08 AM
Keymo Ames.

Y'all get something figured out - let me know. I'd be willing to meet up. I have a 89 YJ and a 73 J-truck... Just got both of them all repaired and good to go.

Up north looks like there could be some AMAZING places for hill climbs and making trails just off 69 as you're approaching the Clear Lake area... Sadly, I'm sure it's all private property that people don't want us tearing up... I drive by them all the time and just gawk at the hills and wooded areas and all I can think is: "There's gotta' be SOMETHING, SOMEWHERE..."

So the search began...

A girl and I found some places up by Mason City... Though I'm not sure how "legal" it was to be riding on them... Both videos are pretty short, and boring. Haha! It's only 2 of the 5-7 we hit and not anywhere close to filming the whole trail...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Vj8y...feature=relmfu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuifT...feature=relmfu


A lot of Level B's around here (AMES) have been graveled... Don't know if they normally do this for the harvest or not - but I actually went out looking for stuff around Story County all this past weekend - drove probably about 50-75 miles of gravel and came up almost empty-handed. I've also heard that some counties (and maybe the entire state) have made it illegal to be driving on the Level B roads. Obviously you're allowed to drive on them - but I think if the cops think you're messing around on them, they'll write you a ticket. Happened to the girl's friends up outside of Mason City a few weeks ago - that's what SHE told me at least...

As for down in Central Iowa... Here's one of a few "spots" I found... Somewhere between Ames and Nevada - But I'm not sure if anyone owns the property or not. There weren't any signs or anything... It's nothing special and VERY short - but it was fun for what it was. After a day of searching I was just happy I found something PERIOD.
Central Iowa Trail Riding - Ames - YouTube

Supposedly there's someone with property (with trails and everything) outside of Nevada... But I haven't contacted anyone about getting a hold of him yet...

JOCCI is one of the main clubs in Iowa.
jocci.co is their site.
I guess there's a few places in Iowa that are actually pretty awesome - but you have to be a member of their club, pay fees and meet a certain criteria with your rig before they'll let you anywhere near "The Farm" - what they call it...

Hopefully that info maybe helps get some people together...
11-05-2012 09:30 PM
tigerblood I'm in waterloo, doesnt seem like there are too many of us in IA..
10-15-2012 11:55 AM
cleg667 I'm in the Quad Cities for now, but looking to move to CR within the next few months. (Gotta find a job, first) I'm up there a couple times a week usually, so let me know if you know of anything going on, Jeep wise, or Job wise...
06-16-2012 07:44 PM
BigBlue04
Off Road Park

Hey guys, I'm from down south of Iowa City, Kalona/Wellman area. Same problem down here, no where to play. But I found a place at Kahoka, Mo. that is about 2 hr drive and has mud and trails and a creek on about 200 acres. My jeep is clutchless right now after a trip down there 3 weeks ago but I'm planning to go back again later this summer after fixing the jeep and getting knee surgery. Just google Goose Holler ATV Park and an ATV website will get you all their info. Or PM me and I'll give you a phone# you can call me and get more info.
06-12-2012 04:41 PM
Countryman93 hey cedar rapids guys, i got my clutch done, does anyone wanna go drive around town either this week some night, or maybe friday? ideas guys
06-07-2012 03:37 PM
Countryman93 yeah theres about 3 level bs still open around here but they are fun and i prolly cant do anything for another week since my clutch is still in need of fixing
06-05-2012 11:04 PM
yjJEEPyj I'm only a Hour from Ceder rapids I'm down To wheel If ya guys get something together. And If my jeep is back together by then....
06-05-2012 03:42 PM
Countryman93 hey guys im in cr and marion i work at advanced auto in marion i drive that white 89 yj larado its half gray now lol i wud stay away from the roller damn the cops have kicked up their patrols down there trust me, 180 dollar ticket....... if yall do go hit some places let me know i might be able to get us some timbers to drive in with alittle convincing, but jeep is out of commition because of my clutch going out
12-29-2011 12:06 PM
nick50471 If you guys put something together give me a call.
11-24-2011 01:45 PM
Jeepzjlover Well have to get hooked up sumtime I have a 02 stock wrangler, and a 93 Cherokee with 3" lift and 31s a winch and a hefty bumper
11-23-2011 03:33 PM
jrrow Yes down from the shack , IADave
Jeepzjlover
I just lost the engin my jeep and am looking for a replacement now.
But yes I would love to go out and run the b roads .
11-22-2011 06:47 AM
Jeepzjlover I'm from Marion there's alotta level b,s around one day we should all get together and go out it's crappy theres no clubs around here
11-14-2011 10:20 PM
IADave
Cedar Rapids

I'm in CR, any trails by the roller dam? You talking about near the Shack Tavern?
11-04-2011 03:39 PM
jrrow
cedar rapids

i run the mud down by the roller dam it the only place I have fun round here

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