I recently purchased a 2011 R1200 GS. The GS is my first bike that has more than just street capability. I have never done any off road riding anywhere ever. I have wanted to but I couldnt because I was always on a street bike. Another reason I wanted to try adventure touring is because I wanted to be able to take advantage of more riding opportunities and to be able to see other things that you cant see from the pavement. I plan on taking a trip mid April to the Arkansas Ozarks. I would like to take the GS off road while I am there to get my feet wet with going off road as well as see some things off the beaten path. I have been to the Ozarks on several occasions previously so I am familiar with the Ozarks but I dont have a clue where or what some good off road choices would be for any first time off road excursions. I have been searching the threads on this site and I havent been able to come up the information I am looking for. I am aware of what the GS is and isnt as far as off road is concerned. If anyone can suggest some off road roads and/or trails I can check out that are scenic and make for some interesting riding that are within the limits of a first timer I would appreciate it. And I would also be interested in learning about other websites that are adventure touring oriented. Thanks.