Following guided routes in the Willamette Forest this 2 1/2 day event, scenic ride, low speed, non-technical ride is the foundation of this Family friendly event.
Beginning on Friday, Festival goers spending the day checking in, visiting, preparing their vehicles. Drive your SxS into Oakridge to access recreation services .. food, fuel and lodging.
Saturday and Sunday, riders spend the day in one of the group rides.
2018 Prelimary Route information: subject to change
Route 1 is the Northwest route and approximately 60 (formally 100) miles in length and the connection to Johnny Creek on FS 18. This route is known for the many spring and fall waterfalls .. during most of the year. Big vista and tall timber. This is a low speed, non-technical ride, which average travel speed of 25 miles per hour.
Route 2 is the East route and approximately 70 miles in length. Visit the second largest monolith and Indian Ridge Lookout. Stop for lunch next to Fall Creek and enjoy some of natures most amazing features. This is a low speed, non-technical ride, which average travel speed of 25 miles per hour. (we'll use this route as an alternate)
Route 3 Warner Lookout route has many geological attractions along the way. From secluded monoliths to roadside layered uplifts to isolated lakes. This route is last to open each season due to elevation and topography. Local favorite snowmobile destination. This is a low speed, non-technical ride, which average travel speed of 25 miles per hour.
Route 4 "Short Route" is a 3 - 4 hr route for those that need to get back to the staging area early.
Stick around after the festival and try out some trails.
Huckleberry Flats OHV provides the a more technical riding experience. From beginner loops to black diamond trails. "Huck" as its known locally, provides hours of enjoyment over marked trails. Ride trail 200 to "warm up" and finish the day on climbing Powell's Hill.
Link to "Huck" website.
This is a Tread Lightly event. Routes are using the National Forest MVUM.