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Turkey Bay OHV
We were there over memorial day weekend.

Good Points:
Clean restrooms
Lots of trails all different levels of riding
Pretty much a free for all on camping locations... if you can stop and not impede traffic flow then it was a camp site.
Law enforcement was present, but not too much. As long as you quit riding at dark they left you alone for the most part.

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I would reccomend downloading Avenza Maps before you go. If you run this platform and download the link, turn your GPS on and it will track you to tell you what trail you are on, what skill level the trail is, and how you get back to camp.

https://www.avenzamaps.com/mobile-maps?campaignid=10221828697&adgroupid=102940455500&adid=453328850375&gclid=CjwKCAjwn6GGBhADEiwAruUcKj2nErrZyPZ5aBRTqdrgVFLHXXVZXCbuqTPBj55H5B_eWkfsAxD9bBoCeK8QAvD_BwE

Trail download to run on the Avenza platform.

https://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/TurkeyBay2019_Avenza.pdf

I ran this on my phone in tandem with ride command on machine screen. Both have plus and minus.
 

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I would reccomend downloading Avenza Maps before you go. If you run this platform and download the link, turn your GPS on and it will track you to tell you what trail you are on, what skill level the trail is, and how you get back to camp.

https://www.avenzamaps.com/mobile-maps?campaignid=10221828697&adgroupid=102940455500&adid=453328850375&gclid=CjwKCAjwn6GGBhADEiwAruUcKj2nErrZyPZ5aBRTqdrgVFLHXXVZXCbuqTPBj55H5B_eWkfsAxD9bBoCeK8QAvD_BwE

Trail download to run on the Avenza platform.

https://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/TurkeyBay2019_Avenza.pdf

I ran this on my phone in tandem with ride command on machine screen. Both have plus and minus.
The first link didn’t work for me.


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Liked this place so much last time we went... we went back a coupe weekends ago.

It was not a holiday weekend so that was kinda nice as there were only a handful of other campers there. Few more joined in on Friday night and a few more on Saturday night as well.

Lake was great, spent much of the afternoons out there just floating.

Seems like the trails have been beat by the the weather. Lots of washouts. Lots of spots you need far more clearance than what we came equipped for an easy ride. Nothing a winch could not drag your through.

Still a great place. Still had a great time and will most likely go back again next summer
 

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I was there yesterday, a thirty minute drive for me to get there.
I have been riding there since before it was an official designated riding area, under TVA control at that time in the 1970's.
Trail use really snowballed with the government covid money incentive giveaways and the crowds on a regular good weather peak riding season weekend are now like holiday crowds were before.
Like you say the washouts are ever present and change with every big rain.
A few years ago the main trails were maintained to the level that you could drive a car all the way around the main loop and to the silo but I wouldn't try it now in my vehicle. There are still lots of easy trails but I can't ride lots of the smaller trails alone any more because many of the washouts are too dangerous to try without backup. If you don't know the trails you are better off to stick with the ones that have been used recently with lots of traffic. You can usually get through those with an average size tire non tricked out sxs.
 
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