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I met my friend Greg at Bravo Burger at 11:00 AM and we headed up the 74 “Ortega Highway” to Wildomar OHV Area and arrived at the Staging Area at 12:00. Due to the construction on Ortega Highway, we lost about 20 minutes. As Greg was here a few weeks prior on a Land Rover event he was only slightly familiar with it as they provided a ½ mile loop course to do at the event. This teaser left him thirsty to check out all the other roads here, thus the purpose of our visit today. I decided to show him the campground and trail entrance from that side so that is where we started. We wheeled for about 2 hours then returned to the Staging Area to decide what to do next. After hanging out for about 30 minutes, we decided to call it a day and head back to civilization, but we will be back to conquer more another time.

I had so much fun here today. Wildomar is just a great maze of obstacles mostly dirt trails with off camber situations and lots of ruts. Of course, just when I thought there was nothing we wouldn’t be able to conquer here, BAM! There it was, painted on a large rock right in front of me as we headed up this one trail. “BAD IDEA -->” the rock said. Curious, we got out to look. The first section looked Moderate at best. After the first turn, it got a little worse, that one had a rock titled “GO BACK” If you dare continue further, was a very nasty looking section with a rock painted “STOP” This one had an area to turn around. I will be back to conquer this section with some fellow FJ’ers in the future. I just couldn’t see spending a couple of hours spotting each other down; besides, he had two children in the car with him.

Wildomar is located in the Cleveland National Forest and is accessible from the Ortega Highway. Here is the link to the national Forest website for more info: Wildomar OHV Trails (Trabuco Ranger District)
 

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That place looks pretty cool!

The last time we went there we turned around cus it was full of dirtbikes.
 

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That must be before you got real bumpers. :p

DominicG said:
That place looks pretty cool!

The last time we went there we turned around cus it was full of dirtbikes.
 

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lol @ above, steven your rig looks amazing with the lift and lights!
 

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Hi i just want more info on this place....im thinking about doing it in my tacoma.

From the staging area, what kind of terrain is it? Whats the trail system? Is it a straight fireroad like road with 4x4 turnoff sections? Im 2wd
 

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Marnes2986 said:
Hi i just want more info on this place....im thinking about doing it in my tacoma.

From the staging area, what kind of terrain is it? Whats the trail system? Is it a straight fireroad like road with 4x4 turnoff sections? Im 2wd
There is a pic at the beginning of this thread showing the gazillion interconnected trails and obstacles. It is mostly dirt with ruts but has some rocks and boulders. Trail rash is almost certain due to some close brush. other than that, it's harmless. i'll be posting some Wildomar Sunrise and Sunset runs soon.
 
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