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Destination: Inaugural Julian Starfest

Destination: Inaugural Julian Starfest - August 2008

One of the highlights of a wheeling trip is sitting around a campfire at the end of the day.  In the evening twilight faint spots of white begin to fill the sky.  Daylight soon becomes starlight.Telescope Display

The first dim spots of light to be seen in the sky are planets.  As the sunlight fades, more distant stars begin to appear.   

Over the years I have learned to identify the North Star and the Big Dipper.  Along with Orion's Belt and the Seven Sisters, which is familiar to many as the logo of Izuzu, they are some of the more recognizable star formations.

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Destinations from the 4x4Wire Archives

More Destinations from the 4x4Wire Destinations and Trails Archive

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Millican Valley Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Trail System

The Millican Valley Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Trail System consists of lands southwest of Prineville, Oregon along George Millican Road, extending south of Highway 20. Trails and play areas are provided for Class I, II, and III off-highway vehicles (OHVs), although other trail users can use these trails as well.

The Millican Valley OHV trails and facilities are managed by the Central Oregon Off-Highway Vehicle Operations (COHVOPS) team, a partnership between Prineville BLM, Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and Oregon Parks and Recreation (ATV Program). Many local ATV, OHV and motorcycle clubs and organizations also contribute to this program, and many volunteers have donated long hours of hard work to make this a high quality riding area. Fees from your ATV registration sticker make this possible!

For questions relating to trails, routes, closures, rules, and concerns, please contact:

  • OHV Hotline (Recorded information): 541-383-4010
  • COHVOPS Office: 541-383-6700 (63095 Deschutes Market Rd., Bend, OR 97701)
  • Prineville BLM: 541-416-6700
  • http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/prineville/recreation/millican/index.php

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Experience the Monument: Outdoor Winter Snow-play

DUNLAP, CA … Spring is just around the corner, and with fresh snow from last week’s storm, snow-play opportunities are happening in the Giant Sequoia National Monument!  There is great access for families wanting to snow play, or visitors seeking cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling adventures.

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BFGoodrich® Tires Announces 2013 Outstanding Trails Winners

MOAB, Utah, March 28, 2013 -- BFGoodrich® Tires, in collaboration with Tread Lightly! ® and United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA), today announced the winners of the  2013 Outstanding Trails program.  Nominated for uniqueness, terrain type and enthusiast following, the trails selected for this year's program are:

  • Dutch John Trail at the Uwharrie National Forest in Troy, North Carolina
  • Kansas Rocks Recreation Park in Mapleton, Kansas
  • Truckhaven in Salton Sea, California
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