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Drive the Best Off-Road Trails Near Salem, OR

Looking for the best off-road trails near Salem? There are a number of popular locations around Oregon  that off-roaders love to visit. It’s important to keep in mind that only certain trails (like the ones below) are for going off the beaten path, and many are rated for easy, moderate and hard trails. With the right Dodge model, there’s nothing more enjoyable than going off road. First, according to All Trails, the best starter trail is Crack-in-the-Ground Trail in Silver Lake. This trail goes over an ancient volcanic fissure that’s over two miles long. Only some trails are open to motor vehicles, so be sure to go only where your … Continue reading

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Best Hiking Spots in Salem, Oregon

Fall is the perfect time of the year to get outside. The leaves are changing and the mornings have a delightful crisp in the air perfect for a morning hike. Thanks to its off-roading capability and cargo space, your RAM truck is the perfect vehicle for venturing off the beaten path. Pack up your Ram with all of your favorite gear and snacks and head out to one of these hiking spots in Salem, Oregon for a break from the routine. Croisan Creek Trail This pleasant hiking trail is less than 10 minutes away from Withnell Dodge. The trail winds tightly past local residents, so its location provides convenient access … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for Off-roading with Your Ram

Summer is the ideal time to head off the beaten path. If you drive an off-road capable Ram truck, it is time to get in touch with your adventurous side. Here are a few safety tips when off-roading with your Ram. Know your truck Just because your truck is equipped with 4WD, that doesn’t mean you can go crawling over rocks or tackling deep, muddy trenches. Make sure your truck is properly equipped for the type of terrain you will encounter. Drive slowly You have likely seen commercials with trucks tearing across rugged terrain at a pretty fast clip. You will need to drive slower than that. Allow plenty of … Continue reading

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