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Unread 04-19-2011, 05:22 PM   #1
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Lexington KY Wheeling

Any local places to wheel? I know there are plenty at the Gorge, Black Mountain, and Big Rock but I was hoping to find a place within 20-30 minutes, even if it isn't hardcore. I was wanting a place where I could go after work one night, ride for a few hours, and get home. Anybody have some property with wooded trails around that they would let me wheel on from time to time? My CJ5 has 33" and no other mods, so it won't take on anything real hardcore.

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Unread 04-20-2011, 11:49 AM   #2
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Well i am Not sure how far away from Lexington it is but you might Consider Dirty Turtle Off Road or DTOR near Bedford Ky. Its not extreme but it is fun.
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Unread 04-20-2011, 10:35 PM   #3
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the dirty turtle in bedford kentucky is a real nice place to go!!
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Unread 04-21-2011, 01:06 AM   #4
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Yeah, dirty turtle is nice but probably around 2 or more hours from Lexington. I'm not sure of any good wheeling very close to Lex but there's a chance that I'll be moving there in August so keep me updated if you find a place!

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Unread 04-21-2011, 05:49 PM   #5
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looks like dtor and bigrock are the closest i can find. anywheeled at big rock? took a dirtbike there 5 or 6 years ago before they did ORV. what are the jeep trails like there? eric, if you move to lex pm me and maybe we can wheel together. my friends jeep is undergoing major repairs and will not be up for a long time.
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Unread 04-21-2011, 05:51 PM   #6
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Where is bigrock?
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Unread 04-21-2011, 07:29 PM   #7
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maysville, it used to be dirtbikes and atvs only, but was recently opened up to jeeps. last time i was there it was 2000 acres of tracks, pretty big for an orv park
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Unread 04-22-2011, 05:59 AM   #8
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Exit 49 off I75. Livingston ky. Small group of us will be there this Saturday. As long as you have tags and insurance you are legal to be there.
Imo DTOR is lame.
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Unread 04-22-2011, 09:54 AM   #9
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I would think Natural bridge would be the closest trails for you. Theres everything from mild to wild there.
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Unread 04-23-2011, 06:25 PM   #10
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Exit 49 off I75. Livingston ky. Small group of us will be there this Saturday. As long as you have tags and insurance you are legal to be there.
Imo DTOR is lame.
how long does it take to get to Livingston ky? i have been wanting to go wheelin somwhere besides the dtor i just cant find anywhere else to go.
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Unread 04-24-2011, 12:02 AM   #11
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looks like dtor and bigrock are the closest i can find. anywheeled at big rock? took a dirtbike there 5 or 6 years ago before they did ORV. what are the jeep trails like there? eric, if you move to lex pm me and maybe we can wheel together. my friends jeep is undergoing major repairs and will not be up for a long time.
Yeah, sorry. Its looking like I'm moving to Cincinnati area instead of Lex. My girlfriend and I were waiting to see where she got accepted for law school so NKU is where we're headed. We'll still be down in Lexington for UK games all the time though.

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Unread 04-24-2011, 06:09 PM   #12
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So there are several places to wheel in Daniel Boone National Forest it looks likes. Anymore places, maybe around Laurel Lake or Cave Run Lake?
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Unread 04-24-2011, 07:07 PM   #13
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me and a group of friends are planning a trip to the DTOR the weekend after derby if anyone is inerested in going let me know!
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Unread 04-25-2011, 08:26 AM   #14
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how long does it take to get to Livingston ky? i have been wanting to go wheelin somwhere besides the dtor i just cant find anywhere else to go.
2 hrs 15 min drive from louisville.
here are some pics from saturday
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http://www.jkowners.com/forum/showthread.php?t=50616
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Unread 04-25-2011, 11:13 AM   #15
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the pics look good!
im going to have to try and go somtime.
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