Ultimate Guide to Off-Roading in Ohio
When it comes to off-road adventure, no other brand is more associated with go-anywhere performance capabilities, rugged durability, and a passion for the great outdoors quite like Jeep. No matter if you’re already a member of the Jeep off-road community here in Ohio or you’re eager to join in on the fun – the Buckeye State is home to some of the most challenging and scenic off-road trails in the country.
Our team at Germain Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Sidney shares your passion for off-road driving and has assembled this quick guide that names our top picks for the best off-road trails in Ohio. You’re also invited to check out our handy guide that lists the best off-road vehicles currently available right here at Germain CDJR by clicking the link below. Let’s get started!
Where Can I Drive My Jeep Off-Road in Ohio?
Committed to providing off-road enthusiasts with a challenging venue to enjoy and explore, Powerline Park is a privately operated facility located in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend events are a major draw at Powerline Park along with hosting the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Nationals in October. Campgrounds and amenities are available for guests during their visit to the park. Trails for all skill levels, hill climbs, and challenging obstacles are just a few of the highlights you’ll enjoy with each visit to Powerline Park.
Conveniently located in the Southeast corner of the Buckeye State, Heiney Farm is home to over 160 acres of open fields and wooded areas. Guests will be excited to learn about planned improvements to help expand the facility including more amenities for visitors, improved campsite facilities, and even a GPS trail map. Events include open access and private group rides only with private facility rentals available for groups of all sizes. You’ll be able to put your Jeep through its pages across narrow ravines, mud pits, and steep climbs with plenty of tricky obstacles to navigate.
Consider making the trek to the Northeastern corner of the State to visit Southington Offroad in Garrettsville, Ohio. Featuring over 1,500 sprawling acres to explore, this park prides itself on family-friendly amenities and updated facilities. These include a large pavilion, modern bath house, and a campground equipped with electricity. Spanning from mild to wild, there are trail difficulties for all levels of off-road driving. Generally opening the first full weekend of each month (weather permitting), Southington Offroad is an outstanding destination for Jeep enthusiasts.
Tecumseh Trails Off-Road
Only an hour away from Columbus, Tecumseh Trails features over 1,000 acres of rural woods and hills in Hemlock, Ohio. Both beginners and experienced drivers can tackle 45 miles of winding trails for a truly unforgettable Jeep experience. Single-day passes are available for affordable prices and on-site camping spaces are also available. Steep valleys and stream crossing are just a few highlights of this challenging off-road paradise.