Where are you planning to test your Jeep Recon's off-road abilities for the first time after taking delivery? For me it will be this low key trail near a friends cottage but I hope to eventually try one of the more well known trails, such as these:
- Moab, Utah: Moab is renowned for its world-class off-road trails, including the famous trails of "Hell's Revenge," "Fins and Things," and "Poison Spider Mesa." These trails offer stunning scenery, challenging terrain, and iconic obstacles like "The Devil's Backbone" and "The Golden Crack."
- Rubicon Trail, California: Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, the Rubicon Trail is one of the most famous and challenging off-road trails in the United States. It spans about 22 miles and offers a challenging mix of rocks, boulders, and steep inclines, making it a favorite among experienced off-roaders.
- Black Bear Pass, Colorado: Black Bear Pass is a famous and challenging off-road trail located near Telluride, Colorado. It is known for its narrow, steep, and rugged terrain, including the infamous "steps" that require careful navigation. The trail offers stunning views of the San Juan Mountains and is not recommended for inexperienced drivers.
- The Maze, Utah: Located in Canyonlands National Park, The Maze is a remote and challenging off-road trail known for its breathtaking red rock landscapes and remote wilderness. The trail offers technical driving challenges, including steep descents, narrow passages, and deep sand, making it a favorite among experienced off-roaders seeking an adventure.
- The Outer Banks, North Carolina: The Outer Banks is a unique off-road destination that offers driving on the beach. There are several designated off-road beach areas where you can drive your 4x4 vehicle along the sandy shores, including Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Corolla Beach in North Carolina. It's a popular destination for beach-loving off-roaders looking for a unique experience.
- Johnson Valley, California: Johnson Valley is a large off-road area located in Southern California and is known for its annual "King of the Hammers" event, which is considered the largest off-road race in North America. The area offers a variety of trails ranging from easy to challenging, and is a popular destination for rock crawling and desert off-roading.