Founded in Jan 1997, The Off-Camber Crawlers, Inc. (OCC) is a group of professional individuals, mostly from Washington, DC and its surrounding areas, who are interested in off-road driving and enjoying the great outdoors with friends.
Rausch Creek Off Road Park is devoted to providing a fun legal place for 4x4 off road clubs and organizations to go "wheeling." The park consists of 1,700 acres of easy, intermediate, and hard trails. Rocks, bowls, hills, the glacial "Rock Creek", club friendly trails, and free on site camping combine to make Rausch Creek a unique 4x4 destination.
BIG DOGS OFFOAD is a Maryland based company promoting Off-Road Trail Riding events, "Pack it in" 4wheel drive road trips, Survival training. BIG DOGS are members of the United Four Wheel Drive Association, Middle Atlantic Association,and Corporate Associate Members of East Coast Four Wheel Drive Association Inc. BIG DOGS OFFOAD was formed to provide increased four-wheeling opportunities by negotiating use agreements on privately owned lands. With the ever shrinking opportunities to four-wheel on public lands, BIG DOGS OFFROAD Inc. hopes to help fill a widening void. BIG DOGS OFFROAD provides challenges for all levels of wheelers, from mild to highly challenging. All events are covered by insurance and trained medical personnel are in attendance. BIG DOGS OFFROAD offers formal off-road trail riding to the public, as well as holding invitational events for Clubs and Associations. Accompanying our challenging trail rides is great entertainment. A band entertains wheelers on Saturday evenings, and nightly Bonfire gatherings provide the opportunity to swap stories about the day's wheeling. Thousands of dollars in Door Prizes from major sponsors are drawn and distributed to wheelers. The events are held entirely on private land, and opened to all licensed 4-wheel drive vehicles.
The George Washington National Forest and Jefferson National Forest were administratively combined in 1995 to form the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. The two National Forests contain nearly 1.8 million acres of public land, representing one of the largest blocks of public land in the eastern United States.
The Jefferson National Forest is comprised of lands located in Virginia (690,106 Acres), West Virginia (18,526 Acres) and Kentucky (961 Acres). The George Washington National Forest is comprised of lands located in Virginia (956,222 Acres) and West Virginia (104,858 Acres). The totals for the combined George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are 1,646,328 acres in Virginia; 123,384 acres in West Virginia; and 961 acres in Kentucky.
RCPFA, or Rock Crawlers for the Preservation of Future Access is a private club located in theCrozet, VA area in which members have access to private land for wheeling. Some members ofOCC are also membes of RCPFA, so this is a wheeling locationsome OCC members can be found from time to time. OCC is planning future rides to this location. See their website for details of membership, etc.