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10-27-2014 06:15 PM
Xgmtech
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Originally Posted by happyfirst View Post
What's it like back there? Right now I'm stock but hope to have a 2.5" lift in the coming weeks. No winch. Any surprises one should be careful about?
You can expect a good amount of sugar sand, so be careful if you're running street tires (I keep a small shovel in my Jeep just in case). And watch out for the motorcycles, they zip around a lot faster than we do.
10-27-2014 05:25 PM
artsch
4 Wheeling in Lake Mary

It all depends when you go back there. After a lot of rain you are going to get into mud. On nice days where there has been no rain for a couple of days it is not to bad at all but there is a lot of sand back there. There are a couple of nice hills there also. We need to get together out there.
10-27-2014 11:01 AM
happyfirst What's it like back there? Right now I'm stock but hope to have a 2.5" lift in the coming weeks. No winch. Any surprises one should be careful about?
10-27-2014 10:42 AM
syn-ack I too have been there many times, I live 2 miles away, however I have been stopped by a Lake Mary officer as I exited out the Primera side. He said I was not supposed to be back there, I noted there was no 'no trespassing' sign, and he replied saying there was one on the other side. That said, that does not conform to Florida State Statutes in regards to proper posting, additionally I checked with a buddy of mine, and Lake Mary PD does not have a letter on file authorizing them to trespass anyone on that property.

Bottom line, ultimately they are limited in what they can do, but as we all know... if the police wanna hassle you, they will find a way. Like others mentioned, play at your own risk, and if you do get stopped play nice with the officer.
10-27-2014 08:44 AM
artsch I have been up there dozens of times and never been bothered by law enforcement. It's a really nice place to go and bigger then you think. I am there every weekend and there are usually 4 wheelers there. As long as you're not noisy or make a mess (or set a fire) I don't think you will be bothered. I have seen a lot of nice places like this closed down because of a few people.

If you want to go there over the weekend let me know and I can meet you there. I only live like 10 minutes from there in Longwood.
Art
10-27-2014 08:42 AM
artsch
Lake Mary Off Road

I have been up there dozens of times and never been bothered by law enforcement. It's a really nice place to go and bigger then you think. I am there every weekend and there are usually 4 wheelers there. As long as you're not noisy or make a mess (or set a fire) I don't think you will be bothered. I have seen a lot of nice places like this closed down because of a few people.

If you want to go there over the weekend let me know and I can meet you there. I only live like 10 minutes from there in Longwood.
Art
10-26-2014 07:06 AM
Casey Bones I'll be up in the Geneva Area Thanksgiving Weekend to see GF's parents. I'll be coming up in my YJ from Ft. Lauderdale, with possibly another friend in his CJ. Would like to meet up with some of you up there for some local knowledge. Will gladly return the favor if anyone is down south.
10-25-2014 08:24 PM
Xgmtech
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Originally Posted by happyfirst View Post
Someone told me that one can get in trouble for going back there. Is it marked with No Trepassing signs? I'm also trying to find a place close to Lake Mary.
If you enter that area from the Manderley Run side, I saw a small "No Tresspassing" sign... and if you enter from the Primera side there are none - but there is a Sheriff's substation almost directly across the street from the entrance.

So, having said that... I live 10 minutes from there and have been out there a half dozen times (recently) and never been hassled - never seen a cop in there either (most of it, they couldn't access it even if they tried). I always see other people every time I go out there, most of the time its people with trailers full of dirt bikes - even little kids riding dirt bikes also. It's a fairly popular spot to wheel or ride... I guess the moral of this story would be: enter at your own risk... and if you are hassled, play dumb and say there was no sign where you entered?
10-25-2014 07:16 PM
happyfirst Someone told me that one can get in trouble for going back there. Is it marked with No Trepassing signs? I'm also trying to find a place close to Lake Mary.
10-05-2014 01:23 PM
artsch Dog gone spell check again, I typed Lake Mary and got Lake Mark or something like that, darn
10-05-2014 01:21 PM
artsch Down in the Lakw Mark off road right now. Have a couple of dirt bikes riding here. Sweet day out to be here beautiful day. I am sitting in one of my favorite spots down here in the shade. Hope to see another jeep come by, lol
09-15-2014 11:26 AM
JKS I typically go on Friday nights after work, went there last weekend on a saturday. If you ever need someone to go out with you PM me and we can exchange numbers! When you went out this weekend, did you encounter any mud in the big mud whole or anything? The past few times I was out there everything was dried up.
09-14-2014 03:29 PM
Thorshammer7 Nice meeting you artsch. It is a very nice place spent only 20 mins or so there and there was some trash. I didn't see any posted signs, just no dumping.
09-14-2014 01:41 PM
artsch
Agreed

I just came back from the Lake Mary Jeep trails and yes there is some trash laying around and also not to much traffic there as you said. I just met a guy and his wife that belong to the Lakeland Jeep Club, very nice people. Yesterday there were a few Jeeps there and somekind of 4WD truck (I usually only pay attention to the Jeeps) and they were not doing anything wrong like tearing the place up which is great. I am there every weekend but will be staying longer once the tempeture and humidity goes down. I camped out there in the more wooded spot a couple times already and it was really nice.
Take care and Happy Jeeping!
09-12-2014 09:51 PM
JKS
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Originally Posted by artsch View Post
Lets try and keep this area open, I have seen 3 great off roading areas like this one closed down all together because people went in the area, had loud parties, beat up the place, made a lot of noise, left trash and beer bottles all over the place. We have to make like we are not even there if you know what I mean. This is a great spot in a perfect area I would hate to run to Ocala to do some off roading when this place is 10 minutes from my house.
I completely agree. Although every time I do go there is always some evidence that a party went on there. I've found piles of garbage, things on fire, bins for kegs, and plain shenanigans. Especially by the big mud hole. The only saving grace is since I started going, there does not seem to be a lot of traffic there. I rarely see people or fresh tire tracks.
09-12-2014 09:13 AM
artsch Lets try and keep this area open, I have seen 3 great off roading areas like this one closed down all together because people went in the area, had loud parties, beat up the place, made a lot of noise, left trash and beer bottles all over the place. We have to make like we are not even there if you know what I mean. This is a great spot in a perfect area I would hate to run to Ocala to do some off roading when this place is 10 minutes from my house.
09-03-2014 03:11 PM
tovrin JKS, thats a hella drive from sunrise, fl! my company has an office in sunrise, i drive there often.
09-03-2014 09:42 AM
JKS I'll be out there again on Saturday late morning with a buddy of mine. Been there 3 times now and it's a solid little off-road oasis.
09-03-2014 09:01 AM
Thorshammer7 Thank you Tovrin.
09-03-2014 08:48 AM
tovrin Lake Mary Wheeling spot entrance
09-02-2014 09:22 AM
Thorshammer7 Hey all, I'm with The Lakeland Jeep Club we are a very small club looking for places to trail ride from time to time. Could someone give me directions and maybe lead our little band around there sometime ?
08-15-2014 03:27 PM
JKS Thanks for the heads up! I'm going to go check it out when I get off of work tonight. Solo (I know stupid but it's been a while). Looks like fun from Google Maps!

I'm going to try to go around 6-7pm tonight for an hour or so. If anyone wants to kick off the weekend with some wheeling PM me and I'll shoot you over my cell number.
07-08-2014 10:50 AM
gwozniakusn were around this weekend. we also live down the street; off of lake mary blvd. lets tear it up this weekend!
07-07-2014 10:14 PM
syn-ack I've been out there about 5 times in the past two weeks I have had my Jeep. I actually camped out there Saturday night. I live right around the corner as well, and will likely be out there again this weekend.

This was a pic I took out there last week, I think... The days all kinda just run together.
07-06-2014 07:52 PM
gwozniakusn wifey and I just got a jeep and went here today and tore it up. its really close to us. give us a shout if anyone ever wants to meet up
05-19-2014 10:07 PM
syn-ack Awesome, this would be no more than 2 miles from where I live in Heathrow, I go to The Tilted Kilt at least once a week. Can't wait to get my Rubicon X (ordered 5/12) and start exploring a bit, and this sounds like a great beginner spot for someone new to this like myself.
01-12-2014 06:15 PM
Perkolater
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Originally Posted by Knuckles65 View Post
Haven't been there yet. Just moved to the area and still getting my bearings on what's where. Lake Mary is not that far from me...might have to go check it out next weekend.
I think I promised the wife I'd paint a few rooms next weekend, but let me know if you are gonna head out. If she forgets I'm in! Lol
01-12-2014 06:08 PM
Knuckles65 Haven't been there yet. Just moved to the area and still getting my bearings on what's where. Lake Mary is not that far from me...might have to go check it out next weekend.
01-12-2014 05:55 PM
Perkolater I know this is an old thread, but I just "found" this spot this weekend. Loved it! Anyone still go out there?
05-30-2013 03:14 PM
MIVLIFE I would love to make it out there...
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