Category Archives: Off-Road

Jerome State Park Adventure

The Family and I went to Jerome State Park in Arizona to kick off our adventures in getting the kids to earn Junior Ranger Badges.


Historic Jerome Arizona to Ranches of Perkinsville

Along this route you’ll can get to see amazing distant views of the Mogollon Rim, the striking reds of Red Rock Country, and the rolling desert hills just east of Chino Valley. You also get to drive along side the Woodchute Mountain Wilderness Area on the southern portion of this trail. For more details check […]


Doran Canyon – Calico Ghost Town California

Doran Canyon of the Odessa / Doran Loop has more of a desert feel. When traveling this area, you will notice that the mostly desert landscape is very different than its counterpart Odessa Canyon. Doran does have one big difference when it comes to the trail drive, “Doran Gate Keeper”. Doran’s Gate Keeper is an […]


FR 535, Coconino NF, Arizona

If your looking for a good way to get up on top of the Mogollon Rim to camp in the Ponderosa Pines, you’ve come to the right place. This dirt road will connect you with a plethora of camping spots and plenty of excellent places to explore; especially if you want to spend a weekend […]


Calico California Adventure and Military Trailer with Pintle Hitch

This is my behind the scenes footage of the http://trailsoffroad.com 1st Annual Epic Adventure in Nov. 2016. We based camped near Calico, CA which is just east of Barstow, CA, and near the Western end of the Mojave Road. Trailer Accessories: Tarp Bungy Balls Pintle Hitch. Pocket Constitution Videos of the other trails we went […]


East Pocket Road, Coconino NF, Arizona

If you are a weekend explorer or want an area that can serve as a short expedition run, you’ve come to the right trail. East Pocket Road by itself is not terribly exciting, especially at the north end; however, it provides access to many incredible destinations including the Mogollon Rim. Here you can find breath […]


Woody Mountain Road, Coconino NF, AZ

Woody Mountain Road get’s it’s name after Woody Mountain which is off to the southwest side of the road. The south end of the road seamlessly attaches to East Pocket Lookout road. Both East Pocket Lookout Road and Woody Mountain Road are designated with the same number of 231. The difference is that Woody Mountain […]


Turkey Butte Lookout Loop, Coconino NF, AZ

If you like fire lookout stations and muddy roads, you’ll love this trail. Most of it is easily managed in almost any vehicle, though four-wheel drive is recommended for the regularly muddy conditions. You’ll also find the southern portion requiring higher clearance, but the funnest part of this trail is the Turkey Butte Lookout Tower. […]


Fernow and Tram Tanks Trail, Coconino NF, AZ

Fernow and Tram Tanks are found along FR 231A on the western side of Coconino National Forest, just north of the Mogollon Rim. This is a nice scenic drive along a very easy dirt trail. Get the trail details and download a GPS route today on the Trailsoffroad.com web-site.


Cleaning Up FJ After Mud Bath North of the Mogollon Rim

Spaldam is cleaning up his FJ Cruiser after getting in the mud near Flagstaff Arizona just north of the Mogollon Rim the day after a big rain storm.


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