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Jreed08013 11-03-2010 11:16 PM

any good places to off-road in michigan?
 
I live near Detroit, but I'm new to off roading. Any good spots?

falatude 12-29-2010 07:19 AM

Yah, What he said:D

JeepAddOns-Chris 12-29-2010 12:57 PM

Silver Lake Sand Dunes is one of the more popular attractions up there.

Michigunman 12-29-2010 03:33 PM

Silver Lake is a blast but won't reopen until April. Closer to Detroit there is Bundy Hill and The Mounds:

Bundy Hill, west of Ann Arbor
Michigan Off Roading at Bundy Hill Off Road Park - Jerome, MI (4x4, OHV, ORV, ATV, Quad, Motorcycle, Jeep)

The Mounds, near Flint
Mounds Off-Road Vehicle Area - Mount Morris Off Road Vehicles - Pure Michigan Travel

sevenservices 12-31-2010 02:12 PM

I like the mounds, lots of stuff to do there for a little cash per day.

Have fun! And, this time of year there is all kinds of snow hills to play on!

Lawngnome 12-31-2010 02:25 PM

Anything closer to Lansing? I plan on visiting silver lake this year at least once.

Michigunman 12-31-2010 02:52 PM

Bundy Hill is 60 miles south of Lansing. Rocks and Valleys is 100 miles north.
Rocks and Valleys - Welcome

Not aware of anything more local to Lansing. Doesn't mean there isn't something.

Daughter and me are anxiously awaiting the April opening of Silver Lake.

Lawngnome 12-31-2010 04:13 PM

Thank you, I've actually never heard of rocks and valleys. Ill have to check it out this year.

computeruser 01-03-2011 10:20 PM

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Originally Posted by Lawngnome (Post 956469)
Anything closer to Lansing? I plan on visiting silver lake this year at least once.

Define "close" to Lansing. Mounds, BundyHill, Silver Lake, and R/V are the big names within a reasonable distance. Drummond Island is nice, if you're up for the drive.

There's also some nice stuff in the UP, but that's a hell of a drive unless you've got other business up there or intend to stay and explore for a while.

Lawngnome 01-04-2011 03:26 AM

I was thinking 20-30min close. Sounds to me like Bundyhill is my best bet from where I am. I'm sure Ill get to the others every once in a while but I was hoping there was something little less of a day trip to go there. Forgive me, I'm fairly new to offroading and still learning of the local spots.

motorcitymuscle 02-03-2011 09:47 PM

Wow...bundy hill is new to me, what is it an old gravel pit?

Jreed08013 02-04-2011 02:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by motorcitymuscle (Post 1032902)
Wow...bundy hill is new to me, what is it an old gravel pit?

Actually, I haven't been there yet, but it looks like a pretty sweet place to visit. They have some vids on there website. Bundy Hill Off Road - Jerome, MI - ATV/ORV Riding Trails

NewYJOwner 02-04-2011 06:07 PM

Rocks and Valleys was on Peterson's 4 Wheel Drive Ullimate Adventure 2009 List of places to wheel, along with Drummond Island. Just finished watching the video.


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