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Big Maples Farm

Monday, May 13, 2019

Alt Names

Oxford, White Cross Farms, Sheltons Offroad Park, Sheldon's Farm, Harkers Run

Last Known StatusClosed

At one time this property was open to all vehicle types but is closed and there appears to be no plans to reopen. The park featured a large variety of terrain for all skill levels that ranged from short but steep hill climbs, miles of woods trails, creek crossings and numerous mud bogs.

Primitive camping was permitted and a large flat and grassy area was set aside that could accomodate all trailer sizes. The park also had some stocked fishing ponds.

This listing will remain up to help prevent a wasted trip. Nearby offroad parks that are still open and have similar features include Haspin Acres, Lawrence County Recreational Park, Interlake SRA and Redbird SRA.

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Nearest CityOxford, OH
Address7196 Morning Sun Road, Oxford, OH 45056
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From: Cincinnati, OH
1) Take US-27 north about 18 miles
2) Turn left (north-west) on Millville Oxford Road, continue 9.6 miles
3) Turn left (west) on US-27/SR-73, continue .6 miles
4) Turn right (north) on SR-732, continue about 4.5 miles (road names changes to Morning Sun Road)
5) Look for gravel road and large white sign for Big Maples Farm, enter here.


LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
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Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenClosed
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.


RidingYes ($10.00 per rider)
Riders 13 and up - $10/each, kids 5-12 - free, no kids under 5 permitted
Tent: $15.00
RV: $15.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Camping fee - $15/weekend



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Big Maples Farm Trail

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Approx Size208 acres
Miles Of Trail68
Climate TypeForest
Elevation990 to 1020 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis trail has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
Hard PackThe trail has little hard pack terrain.Little
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has few small jumps.Few
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis private land has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis private land has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis private land has few roads.Few
ShadeThis private land has few shaded areas.Few
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has some expert terrain.Some


First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (S)McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital (513) 523-2111
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (SW)Mobil (513) 523-2507
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (SW)Mobil (513) 523-2507
Potable Water WaterOxford, OH
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (W)Huestonn Woods State Park Campground (513) 523-1060
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (W)Huestonn Woods State Park Campground (513) 523-1060
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (SW)Mobil (513) 523-2507
Swimming Swim Area1-5 Miles (W)Hueston Woods State Park (513) 523-6347
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (W)Hueston Woods State Park Marina (513) 523-6347
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