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Category Archives: ATV / ORV

2009-10 Off-Road Vehicle Grant Applications Available in Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that the 2009-10 Off Road Vehicle (ORV) trail grant applications are available to public agencies, nonprofit and incorporated clubs, and organizations. Applications are available for grants to maintain existing designated state ORV trails, routes and use areas; repair public lands damaged by inappropriate…


Motorized Trail Planning Meetings Scheduled Throughout Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Office of Trails invites Ohioans to a series of public meetings around the state to provide input for motorized trail planning activities.    “ODNR is developing a motorized trails plan that will be the blueprint for our office in terms…


DNR Urges Snowmobile, ATV Riders to Use Extra Caution in Road Rights of Way and Ditches

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges snowmobilers and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders to use extra caution this winter when operating their machines in ditches and other areas within road right-of-ways. Vehicle operators should reduce speed in construction areas (particularly at night) and be aware of such hidden dangers…


Motor Access Plan Approved for North St. Louis County State Forests in Minnesota

Final forest classification and motor vehicle route designation plans have been approved for four forests in northern St. Louis County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). These state forests are Bear Island, Burntside, Kabetogama, and Lake Jeanette. As a result, most state forest lands located inside the…


ATV and Other OHV Riders: Riding Restrictions Start With Firearms Deer Season Opener in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders that new recreational riding restrictions will be in effect for the duration of the regular firearms deer hunting season. This restriction is intended to protect recreational OHV riders from potentially unsafe riding conditions and to minimize conflicts between…


Motor Access Plan Approved for the Sturgeon River State Forest of Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Holsten has approved final forest classification and motor vehicle route designation plans for the Sturgeon River State Forest. The plan is in response to a legislative directive to re-examine vehicle use in all 58 state forests. To improve consistency across public forest…


New Off-highway Vehicle Riding Restrictions During 2008 Deer Hunting Season

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Holsten announced new restrictions for off-highway vehicles (OHV) to be in effect during part of the 2008 deer hunting season. The Commissioner’s Order effects recreational riding on DNR forest trails but does not impact OHV use for big game hunting. Vehicles affected…


New 24-hour Hotline to Update Off-Highway Vehicle Park Conditions in Iowa

The Iowa OHV Association, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, has recently added an OHV Park Hotline to keep the public up-to-date on park closings and park issues throughout the state. The hotline number, 515-281-8385, will have the most up-to-date information available to the public 24 hours…


Montana FWP Seeks Comment On Off Highway Vehicle Program Grants For 2009

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment from individuals, cities, counties, state and federal agencies and private associations on 11 applications for the Montana Off Highway Vehicle Program grant funding.   About $160,000 is available in 2009 for these grants. FWP manages the annual grant program, administering funds appropriated by…


Regulations For ATV’s, UTV”s, Motorcycles Clarified in Idaho

The growing popularity of a new generation of four-wheel-drive off-highway vehicle, known as utility type vehicle – or UTV – has raised questions and concerns about off-highway vehicle use on public lands in Idaho. The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and Fish and Game recognize the growing popularity of…