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Old January 1st, 2013, 12:15 PM   #1
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Hi. I'm Carl Falk, out of Lake Zurich, Illinois, Lake County. Does anyone know of any LEGAL offroad areas in & around Lake County? Such as sand pits, mud, hills, farms, trails, etc? I have an '08 FJ & a '76 FJ 40. TLCA Member 14525. I sometimes can be reached on Ham Radio at 147.535 FM. My call is N9SMJ. Thank you!
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Old January 2nd, 2013, 11:37 PM   #2
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I wish I knew. The only one I know of that is anywhere near is http://www.thecliffsinsaneterrain.com/# Not exactly near you. If you find out about some place closer I'd love to hear about it. I hope to have my Jeep trail ready within a month or so.

BTW I'm AC8KD but I never got around to mounting the 2-meter in the Jeep.
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Old April 26th, 2013, 12:59 PM   #3
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Hey fellow IL wheeler! I've only been to the Badlands in Attica and the Cliffs in Marseilles. I was talking to a buddy at the Wickstrom Jeep and he said there's some public land off rt. 14 near Woodstock. It's gravel and sand pits. There's only a "No Dumping" sign out there and he takes his TJ out and people play around with their quads all day long -- no issues. Sorry idk the exact loc. but if you checked it out I'm sure you could find it.
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Old April 28th, 2013, 07:33 PM   #4
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I am in the Chicago area, actually in Skokie northside of Chicago, I would like to find a place to take my suburban to go play as well. was kinda hoping to be able to go play in the floods around Des Plaines thursday but most of the flooding went away by then
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