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Unread 03-04-2012, 06:02 PM   #181
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Just got back from camping

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[QUOTE=YoureverydayXJ;14318981]This is the most metal thing I have ever heard.[/QUOTE]
[QUOTE=doublins;15539665]I always get people coming over and saying things like "I wish I knew how to do that," etc- but they don't realize- at some point I didn't know how to do it either- I had to figure it out.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 03-05-2012, 01:42 AM   #182
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Where did you go camping at?
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Unread 03-05-2012, 06:55 AM   #183
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Where did you go camping at?
Collier-Seminole State Park... Has anybody been offroading at Big Cypress? I heard aboutit from the ranger station?
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[QUOTE=YoureverydayXJ;14318981]This is the most metal thing I have ever heard.[/QUOTE]
[QUOTE=doublins;15539665]I always get people coming over and saying things like "I wish I knew how to do that," etc- but they don't realize- at some point I didn't know how to do it either- I had to figure it out.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 03-05-2012, 08:22 AM   #184
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there are some beautiful trails in the loxahatchee, west palm beach area.... some of it are private but worth ther ride.
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Unread 03-05-2012, 02:29 PM   #185
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I had some friends go out to Bear Island about 24 Jeep from South Florida Jeep Club. They really enjoyed it, everyone was able to ride even the stock Jeeps, but it was dry. If it gets too wet, the ride might be a bit more difficult.
Love to hear there are other campers out there. We go camping at least 3 times a year. We go to the Big Cypress, Everglades National Park & peace River. I would love to find some new spots. How was Collier-Seminole Park?
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Collier-Seminole State Park... Has anybody been offroading at Big Cypress? I heard aboutit from the ranger station?
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Unread 03-05-2012, 03:08 PM   #186
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I had some friends go out to Bear Island about 24 Jeep from South Florida Jeep Club. They really enjoyed it, everyone was able to ride even the stock Jeeps, but it was dry. If it gets too wet, the ride might be a bit more difficult.
Love to hear there are other campers out there. We go camping at least 3 times a year. We go to the Big Cypress, Everglades National Park & peace River. I would love to find some new spots. How was Collier-Seminole Park?
It was actually pretty nice. The hiking/mountain bike trails are still closed because of the eagles and there's no jeep trails (they told me to go tpo big cypress when I asked) but Its a nice place to go with family etc. Pretty decent playground/facilities and a little area for kayaks and boats and whatnot.
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Unread 03-05-2012, 10:24 PM   #187
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Im looking for a primitive camping spot in SFL, anyone know some good spots?
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Unread 03-06-2012, 04:47 AM   #188
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Im looking for a primitive camping spot in SFL, anyone know some good spots?
holey land?
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Unread 03-07-2012, 12:30 PM   #189
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There are a bunch of primitive spots out in The Big Cypress you can find the info on their site www.nps.gov/bicy/
Also, you could find some primitive spots out on Loop road behind Monroe Station on Tamiami Trail. Peace River is a nice place; you must canoe all your gear out to your primitive site. Many outfitters will rent you the canoes if you do not have one.
You could find many cool spots in Everglades National Park that are waterfront, elevated chickee huts on the water or even beach sites. They are all accessible by small vessels such as canoes, kayaks, or small flats boats. These are trips for serious campers & everyone must check in with the rangers to advise them when you go out & expect to come back. I do not recommend this kind of camping unless you know how to use navigation charts, are aware of tides & know how to navigate. Florida's mangrove islands are a winding maze, beautiful, but everything can look similar & it is easy to get lost. My husband & I are planning a short trip to Hell's Bay in Everglades National Park, which is supposedly a shorter trip. I want to squeeze in one more camping trip this year before the weather gets warm & the skeeters get crazy!
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Unread 03-08-2012, 12:12 AM   #190
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Wow all of that sounds awesome. I have been to Elliot Key before and Bahia Honda, they were nice but not as secluded as we want and way to many skeeters, lol. ENP looks nice but we want to be able to access with our Jeeps. Im going to look into Big Cypress right now. Those spots on Loop Rd, are they a camp site, or just somewhere that people stay? Any place I could get more info on it.

Thanks BTW
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Unread 03-08-2012, 02:37 AM   #191
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might find info here...http://www.nps.gov/ever/forteachers/looproad.htm
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Unread 03-08-2012, 06:49 AM   #192
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so what are the locations of the places near miami to go? I just got stationed here. Also what are the recommended mods to have in these places.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 09:59 AM   #193
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so what are the locations of the places near miami to go? I just got stationed here. Also what are the recommended mods to have in these places.
camping or muding????????
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Unread 03-08-2012, 03:07 PM   #194
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camping or muding????????
Off roading. I wanted to go to the Everglades but figured I needed a snorkel and a winch. This is my first jeep. All of this is new to me.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 03:32 PM   #195
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Off roading. I wanted to go to the Everglades but figured I needed a snorkel and a winch. This is my first jeep. All of this is new to me.
there a few place you can go to get some beginner time in,your jeep pretty much stock i gather,need at least hooks front and rear and a good recovery strap not the tow straps they sell a snatch strap at least 3 inh by 20 ft next weekend theres a couple of us getting together saturday 3/17/2012 your more than welcome to join
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