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Offroad trails in NJ/North East

Does anyone know of any places where you can take a dual sport out for a ride on off-road trails?

Not looking for anything to technical. Just some dirt/gravel roads ... nothing too hard or complicated.

Other states/regions seem to have offroad trail parks but New Jersey doesn't seem to have anything at all.

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Scroll down through this your bound to find something.

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Legally, not much available here unless you go to Southern Jersey, where you can ride in the State forests with a plate. I'm always looking too!

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There is not a whole lot of open ground left in NJ. The lawyers have made sure of that. Most of the state forest trails down here on the south end are very sandy. They're tough enough on a regular dirt bike I wouldn't try them on the V.
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There is not a whole lot of open ground left in NJ. The lawyers have made sure of that. Most of the state forest trails down here on the south end are very sandy. They're tough enough on a regular dirt bike I wouldn't try them on the V.
I think you need a lighter bike to venture on sand ... I can't imagine the V would be good on it.

Oh well ... that's NJ for you.

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Which is more difficult: riding a dirt bike in deep sand or riding it on the loose gravel along railroad beds?

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The Versys is perfect for the paved NE NJ backroads - and the scenery is great.
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Which is more difficult: riding a dirt bike in deep sand or riding it on the loose gravel along railroad beds?
My experience was that deep sand was not a problem IF you had light weight and loads of power. Loose gravel? Up on the pegs, weight back... and if in doubt - GAS it!

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