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Camping Tips

Camping and off-roading go hand-in-hand. When camping along trails here are some tips that will improve your camping experience and help keep camping areas open: Leave all campsites and lunch-spots cleaner than when you found them.  It is for the benefit of all trail users that we do everything possible to maintain clean campsites and … read more

Notice of Camping Restrictions

The Ministry of Natural Resources has placed a camping ban at Bass Lake and Picard Lake. When visiting trails in these areas we ask that you please follow the MNR’s direction and do not camp at these two areas. The MNR has prepared a list of reminders for camping on Crown Land and we encourage … read more

Seasonal Dates Reminder

Spring is finally here! With the warmer weather has come tons of mud and wet conditions. However, we ask that our members please continue to stay off the trails until May 1 as per the Seasonal Dates guidelines. Staying off the trails until May 1 is a courtesy to allow the trails to dry out and … read more

2016 Newbie Runs

The dates for the 2016 Newbie Runs have been determined: May 28, 2016 July 23, 2016 September 17, 2016 The runs this year will take place at  South Wind Motel & Campground. Some intrepid members have already noticed all three dates in the events calendar. While the runs are listed in the events calendar please … read more

Update on South Wind Trail System

As of March 11, 2016, the trails located at South Wind Motel & Campground are closed until May 1, 2016. The unseasonably warm weather has melted all the snow on the trail system and the trails are now thick mud. To avoid the degradation of the new trails with huge ruts Ray has made the decision … read more

Ray’s Winter Wonderland 2016 Recap

Over the February Family Day long weekend a brave group of our members tackled the trails at South Wind Motel & Campground for the first inaugural Ray’s Winter Wonderland. Why were they brave? Because there was an extreme cold weather alert and temperatures were around -30 degrees Celsius! A total of 8 trucks with both … read more

OF4WD Partners With HATVA on Bridge Project

Over the course of two weekends in November the OF4WD joined forces with the Haliburton ATV Association (HATVA) for a bridge replacement project on a stretch of multi-use crown land that is being developed into a trail near Gooderham. The bridge was in desperate need of being rebuilt. Peter Wood, OF4WD President, is a member … read more

2015 Boundary Road Cleanup: Cold and Dirty!

On Saturday, November 14, the OF4WD joined forces with the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) and Lafarge Canada to clean up Boundary Road. This stretch of road is an unassumed road that off-roaders and snowmobiliers frequent and it is the unfortunate location for a lot of illegal dumping on a large scale. The day … read more

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