No matter what part of the country you’re in, chances are you’re not too far away from open land or any off-road friendly area! Planning on taking your dad out for a Father’s Day Ride? Here’s a list of 10 U.S. Locations (In No Particular Order) to Ride with Dad!
Located in southeast California, the Imperial Sand Dunes are the largest mass of sand dunes in the state. Dunes extend for more than 40 miles in a band and average 5 miles wide. They can reach up to 300 feet above the desert floor and provide next-level recreational fun. Whether you’re on an ATV, UTV, Dune Buggy, Dirt bike, or anything and everything between, Glamis is the place to be when it comes to dune surfing. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Located about 20 miles west of El Centro, Plaster City and Superstition are two of the most common riding areas within a reasonable distance for many Californians. Start at Plaster City and ride to Superstition or start at Superstition and ride to Plaster City! Either way, the terrain in between these two areas is super fun and perfect for riders and drivers of all experience levels. No matter what machine you choose to rip around in, you’ll want to come back to explore all the trails you couldn’t conquer on your first trip there. Want to bring the kids along or aren’t into Point A to Point B rides? No worries! Bring out the toy hauler and set up camp! Ride around in circles and make your own trails! It’s free, it’s fun, and it’s close by to most! For more information, CLICK HERE.
Originally known as Pala Raceway, Fox Raceway is Southern California’s go-to track, located just off of California Highway 76. It’s no surprise that Fox Raceway attracts some of the industries best riders during the week to train. But hey!! Don’t shy away from that! Fox offers tracks for all skill levels! Tracks include: Kids track & up to 65cc, Motorcross & Quad 80cc and up, Supercross Track, and a UTV Track. For more information, CLICK HERE.
From graded roads to single-track trails, the Moab area offers a wide variety of terrain for motorcycling, bicycling, and 4WD vehicles. A new adventure will arise each day and on every visit. A number of guiding and rental services are available for assistance to help make the most out of your trip! For more information on Moab, CLICK HERE.
OHV use on the Ozark National Forest has been a thing for years now but has increased drastically in the past two decades. Over 1,000 miles of riding opportunities are available for off-road capable vehicles and motorcycles. Although certain areas are restricted, the available trails are very much worth the trip. For more information, CLICK HERE.
“A TEXAS TRADITION”. Red River Motorcycle Trails was originally established in 1972 and quickly gained popularity in the 70’s and 80’s. This privately owned 2700 acre facility offers varied terrain and allows riders to test their skill levels all-day long! Going for the weekend? Camping and Lodging is available! Visitors can ride recreational vehicles while filling their days with other activities such as hiking, swimming, and lounging in the creek area. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Want to ride some super-fun and professionally managed trails? Visit HMT! The Hatfield-McCoy Trails is made up of over 700 miles of trails and is located in the rich mountains of Southern West Virginia. The trails are open year-long and provide some of the most fun there is to have. There’s only 1 catch! You need a permit to ride. For more information, CLICK HERE.
The Black Hills National Forest is located in Western South Dakota and Northeastern Wyoming. It consists of 1.2 million acres of forested hills and mountains, ranging approximately 110 miles long and 70 miles wide. Recreational activities include OHV Riding & Camping, Bicycling, Climbing, Fishing, Hiking, Horse Riding & Camping, Hunting, Nature Viewing, Outdoor Learning, Picnicking, Rocks & Minerals, Scenic Driving, Water Activities, and many more! For more information, CLICK HERE.
Arizona Cycle Park is a year-round motocross track that suits a wide variety of riding styles. It offers Supercross and Motocross tracks, as well as a trials park and training center. “Practice Fees” are only $30/cash or $25/card per rider. Did we mention this is Arizona’s largest off-road park!!?? Oh, and if you become a member you can qualify for discounts on each session! For more info on Arizona Cycle Park, CLICK HERE.
“YES, WE ARE OPEN”. Located in Oliver Springs, Tennessee, Windrock Park offers recreational riders 73,000 acres of off-road trails and riding areas. Cabins, RV hook-ups, and primitive camping sites are available so all you have to do is show up and enjoy your stay! Besides riding the trails in your off-road vehicles you can enjoy a number of other fun activities such as shooting and riding mountain bikes. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Most, if not all of the above mentioned riding should be open or re-opening soon but make sure to double check before driving out! Be safe and HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!