It’s time to make 2020 the year that you knock some items off your off roading bucket list. From week-long trail events to weekend excursions, there are plenty of places to take your rig with a complete suspension kit. Mark your calendar and get your truck wheels ready for these off roading adventures in 2020.
Easter Jeep Safari – April 4-12, 2020
Held in Moab, Utah, the Easter Jeep Safari has been attracting off road enthusiasts to the rocky terrain of the American West for more than 50 years. This nine-day annual event takes drivers over more than 35 trails south of the city of Moab. There are options for first-timers and veteran drivers, charity rides and stops to show off backcountry driving skills such as obstacle completion and spotting. It all culminates in the “Big Saturday” event on April 12.
Jeep Beach – April 20-26, 2020
Open only to Jeeps, this annual charity event in Daytona Beach, Florida packs a week of activities made for off-road enthusiasts. There are vendors on-site to check out the latest Jeep gear. Registration includes camping, an off-site trail ride and a lap around the festival track. Events include obstacle courses for beginners and more experienced drivers, a sunrise parade of Jeeps on the beach, and entertainment like a tiki party and comedy shows.
Land Between the Lakes – May 14-16, 2020
The 23rd annual Land Between the Lakes hits Marshall County, Kentucky with thousands of acres of trails and a wide range of terrain that includes rocky ranges and wooded hills. Much of the area is set in the wilderness, so be sure to get geared up with truck parts online and accessories like a complete suspension kit and a CB radio before you go. There are opportunities to see wildlife along the way, including eagles’ nests, bobcats and wild turkeys.
Top of the Ozarks – June 10-13, 2020
Hosted at the Southern Missouri Off-Road Ranch, this event covers over 900 acres. There are trail options for a range of skill levels, from newer drivers to seasoned pros. The wooded setting features peaks and valleys, as well as rocky scrambles and stream crossings.
Big Bear Forest Fest – June 14-16, 2020
Geared toward four-wheel riders, the Big Bear Forest Fest in Big Bear, California is packed with outdoor activities. Members of the organizing group lead trail rides throughout the three-day event, with options rated at easy, medium and difficult. The festival has a community feel, with club members willing to share tips on navigating trails for riders at any skill level.
Rubicon Trail Jeep Jamboree – August 6-9, 2020
California’s Rubicon Trail is one of the country’s most storied off-road destinations, covering 22 challenging miles. The trail has considerable obstacles along the way, so drivers will need to gear up with the right sized tires and sturdy axles before registering for this event.
Choose a few events to add to your adventure list this year. Before you head out, make sure your truck or Jeep is outfitted with a complete suspension kit to take on even the toughest trails. Rely on a trusted vendor of off road gear and accessories to get you and your vehicle ready to go.