Mud Nats, it’s easily one of the biggest mud parties of the year. A five-day, full-fledged Texas ATV / UTV mud event put on by High Lifter, the High Lifer Mud Nationals attracts off-road enthusiasts by the thousands. For many riders, it’s the summer kick-off party and a great way to get together with family and friends.
In late March of this year, we took a trip to Jacksonville, Texas to attend the 2018 Mud Nationals at Mud Creek Off-Road Park. The event boasts tons of fun activities for attendees, like mud races, short course races, “best in show” UTV build competitions, games for prizes, a ton of vendors and OEMs to visit, live music and more. The event also brings out some of the biggest and baddest side by sides around; we’re talking big, lifted, mud bogging machines.
You may remember our Facebook posts from the event, what about Instagram? We had our focus on showing off some of those big, bad SxS builds, let’s look back and see what we posted.
Definitely one of the first RS1s of its kind, Triple Threat Offroad did a great job on this unique Polaris RZR RS1, jacked up and ready for mud.
Just in time, Rogue Offroad just finished Bigfoot the day of the Bad 2 Da Bone contest. One of our favorites from the show, we actually met with Dave Kost, owner of Bigfoot, and did a walk around feature video on this custom Polaris General. CLICK HERE to watch the Bigfoot walkaround video.
One thing about a 9 seater UTV, you can take the whole crew. Independence County Offroad was getting a lot of attention in this impressive, custom Can-Am Defender.
This Polaris General took the win at the Bad 2 Da Bone contest; it DID have a matching jet ski in the back. Pretty creative.
There’s just something cool about a military look.
The Bulletproof Specialties / Rogue Offroad White Walker ranger was another one of our favorites. Look out for a walkaround video on this Polaris Ranger coming in the near future, yeah we did that too.
So maybe we did post something other than cool builds, mud racing is always fun.
Fuel Off-Road brought this sweet Polaris Ranger 6×6 to the event.
A clean, classic build. Nice.
Did we mention we like the military look? Abernathy’s Cycles did a great job on this Polaris Ranger.
TCP Offroad’s RZR was spotted at the Audio Formz booth; we had to get a pic of this cool rig.
A totally unique mud build, MTX Audio’s Junkyard Cat was another one of our favorites. CLICK HERE for the featured article and walkaround video.
Cute girl, sweet RZR, photo op.
The cool, custom builds just seemed endless.
Wasn’t sure if we were going to like the music, but we have to admit it was great. All the bands put on awesome shows and were really enjoyable.
So much more went on at Mud Nationals, you can’t stop here. Click HERE for our 2018 Mud Nats event recap and a ton of great photos.