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Summer SFWDA Meet & Ride 2019 at Trials Training Center - The Cove Ride - July 13th

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It’s almost here. The ride people have asked for over and over is coming back again to The Cove. Come join SFWDA for our upcoming and totally free Meet & Ride through the majestic and mysterious “Coppingers Cove” July 13th. Membership not required. We will be accepting donations for A Soldiers Child Charity. This is sure to be a cool way to enjoy the trails during he heat of the summer! The best part is we’re leading varied difficulty level groups in and out with the assistance of local knowledgeable volunteer SFWDA members to make sure we see all the best stuff.

We will be meeting up at 8 AM Central at the Trials Training Center who also has RV slips, Cabins, and Primitive Camping options available. Reservations can be made for lodging direct through TTC.

Local and fellow SFWDA Club; Scenic City 4 WD Drive is hosting this event for us. This club is local to the Cove and know the trails very well. They will be our guides for the day to lead on the adventure.

There is no fee to ride these trails or attend the event. We are asking all attendees help us to contribute all proceeds in honor of A Soldiers Child Foundation. This great charity supports families of soldiers in times of need. Cash donations will be accepted directly at the event before we hit the trails at 9 AM Central.

When we do split up into groups we will divide into varying difficulty levels so that everyone who attends enjoys themselves and comes back to TTC safe and sound. After the day trip through the Cove we will return to the parking lot at TTC. A packed lunch is suggested and lots of water is required along with standard safety gear, and maybe a CB radio within your vehicle.

Last but not least. There will also be a Raffle with a variety of prizes from SPIDERWWEBSHADE and TREADLIGHTLY! .

No membership is required. Come on out and ride with SFWDA.
See You There……

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Join SFWDA this coming Memorial Day Weekend at Hawk Pride Mountain Offroad!

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Join SFWDA this coming Memorial Day Weekend for our 16th Annual Trailfest.

Trailfest is 3 days and nights worth of fun for the whole family! Explore miles and miles of amazing off road trails. Camping from tents to RV's are all welcome, with hot showers and bath facilities. Dinner on Saturday night. Free Top Notch Off Road Educational Courses, and a TON of Guided Trail Rides. This is all included!
Most importantly though you're supporting a core mission that benefits us all in the Off Road Community. All proceeds from our 501.c4 not-for-profit Association fund our Grants Program. Adopted to assist Parks, Clubs, and the whole Off-Road Community in an effort to preserve OHV trail access in the Southeast Region and educate others on Best Practices. We are proactively fighting to ensure our sport thrives on for many future generations.

Learn More about our Grant program and how it directly benefits us, and how you can put it to use. https://www.sfwda.org/grants

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Spring Meet & Ride - March 10th at the all new Busted Knuckle Off Road Park

Join us on Saturday, March 10th for the first SFWDA Meet & Ride of 2018.

We'll xplore this new privately owned
OHV park together.

$10 per person over 12 - March 10, 9AM - RSVP Online 

$10 per person over 12 - March 10, 9AM - RSVP Online 

 In case you haven't heard there's fresh dirt to ride on, right here in our backyard!

 Busted Knuckle Off Road Park, located just 45 miles from Chattanooga is privately owned and in part by a fellow off road enthusiast. BKORP already offers miles of well marked and mapped full size 4x4 trails. CartoTracks has already completed  smart maps, so its super easy to navigate. Most of the park can be tackled by a stock Jeep. There are a few challenging rock obstacles and waterfalls which can be quite challenging for those who want to try them. 

  • On-site check in will open at 8:00 AM Central Standard Time
  • Our SFWDA meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM
  • Trail rides will begin by 10:00 AM and wrap up around 5-6 PM
  • Admission for this special event is just $10 per person, payable by CASH only at the gate
  • Kids 12 and under are always free!
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The owners and staff from the park itself along with the local "Scenic City 4 Wheel Drive Club" of Chattanooga, TN will host the event and provide guided Trail Rides throughout "Busted Knuckle Off Road Park".


Haven't been yet? No worries, we've got you covered, with guided trail rides throughout the park.

Here is what the new BKORP is like?

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Nestled in a cove just outside downtown Stevenson, sits Busted Knuckle Off Road Park. 600+ acres of classic North Alabama terrain. Rocky hills and rising hardwood benches cover the perimeter of the property with a long, open valley running through the center. We have a little of everything, from casual trails to the most extreme hill climbs in the Southeast. Located right on Highway 117, entrance and exit to BKORP is a breeze, even for semi trucks, with plenty of open area for parking. If you've never been here before, come see what all the fuss is about. If you have been here before, come check out the many new trails!

Primitive Camping is available on the park campground. You may arrive on Friday to setup camp and depart on Sunday if you prefer.

Busted Knuckle Off Road Park
17376 AL HIGHWAY 117
Stevenson, Alabama 35772


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Smart Digital Maps Available from Cartotracks.com

Smart Digital Maps Available from Cartotracks.com

 

   CartoTracks has just created a brand new, GPS-enabled smart map of the park! 

                          

 Click on the map image to take you to CartoTracks where you can get the new Hale Mountain map that will work on your smartphone, tablet, or iPad without cell signal but show you a blue dot indicating your location on the map.

SFWDA Member Discount of 15% off when you use your promo coupon code at checkout. (See Member Rewards

 


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Trail rides abound from Easy to Advanced with Excursion Rides too. Dixie Run 30 has something for everyone

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Our Trail Ride schedule is now complete. We have something for everyone. Guided rides for Easy-Moderate to Advanced drivers as well as scenic excursion rides to some beautiful waterfall rich state parks. Full details are listed on our website, and online registration for each ride will be posted this week. If you're interested in joining a group of equally capable rigs to make the most of your weekend then stay tuned for the follow up post with online registration. Spaces are limited and are first come first served. See ya'll there....  In the meantime check out the complete line up here of rides here;  http://www.sfwda.org/dr30-trail-rides/  

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Things are coming together to make this an unforgettable 30th Anniversary event.

Things are coming together to make this an unforgettable 30th Anniversary event. BFG has stepped up HUGE for our raffle. Tennessee Off Road is doing a Live JK Build at the park. We've added a Family Movie night on Friday under the stars. The Southern Shoot Out, Timed Hill Climb will be run by ET4WD, and they're working on some killer prizes for the competitors. Jay Bird and crew from GBR will be entertaining the kiddos with field games in between bounce houses, playgrounds, and R/C racing. Lot's of vendors are expected including several tractor trailer rigs, so be sure to bring your imagination and your wallet. Food Trucks will be also onsite through the weekend to cure your cravings and the ultimate convenience. SRB Band will be returning to perform live music on stage. Oh and did I mention this is a Trail Riding event. Yes, their will be a TON of riding opportunities for 4x4 rigs of all sizes and ages. From guided waterfall excursions, and trail rides to extreme boulder gullies, there's something for everyone!

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