Subject: Osceola National Forest Trail Ride Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:57 pm
I went down to visit my brother in GA. He lives on the border of FL and we went to Osceola National Forest to do some trail riding. I didn't take the FJ. I wanted to save some gas on our trip and we thought it might be to wet to go offroading anyway. They have had about 3 weeks of rain including the recent passing tropical storm. The rivers were flooded and we thought offroading might be a no-go. Well we got an itch and decided to go anyway in just his Jeep. Turned out to be a great time. About 80% of all the trails we rode on were covered in water. Usually about a foot, but there were stretches where we were driving in 2ft of water for miles at a time. At one point we submerged his tail pipe and a few places we had to back track because the water was too deep. He didn't have his doors on and we didn't really want the water coming in the cab.
It was a different experience for sure. Its not rock crawling, and might not be your thing. However it was definitely going where most vehicles couldn't. There are hundreds of trails and it is all free!
NC FJ Driver Gunner
Posts : 1551 Points : 4761 Join date : 2011-05-09 Age : 57 Location : Raeford, NC
Subject: Re: Osceola National Forest Trail Ride Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:36 pm
Looks like an interesting time for sure.
Imperial AT-FJ Trail Scout
Posts : 103 Points : 3241 Join date : 2011-08-13 Age : 37 Location : Clyde NC
Subject: Re: Osceola National Forest Trail Ride Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:45 pm
AWWW! Your making me "homesick"!!!
smoky cruiser Tail Gunner
Posts : 656 Points : 3751 Join date : 2012-01-19 Age : 39 Location : weaverville nc
Subject: Nice footage Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:32 pm
Like driving blind huh. Looks like a ton of guess you would've gotten further in the fj. Sweet footage I've done a fair amount of wheeling near gainesville.and cedar key.