Best ATV and UTV Trails in Northern Ontario
Northern Ontario is absolutely loaded with incredible ATV and UTV trails that aren't bogged down with traffic. Here are our favorites.
Read more
Poll: Do You Primarily Ride on Public or Private Land?
Depending on where you live, riding your ATV or UTV might involve a several hour haul to a trail system or even a private off-road park.
Read more
Riding Glaciers in Colarado With Branden Sims + Video
Colorado is one of those states where the terrain looks almost other worldly, particularly areas where the trail passes through actual glaciers.
Read more
Exploring North Carolina's Brushy Mountain Motorsports Park
This family owned off-road park in the mountains of North Carolina is a trail riders paradise that the whole family will enjoy.
Read more
These Five Folks Are Living the #RZRLife to The Fullest
The off-road industry has a unique ability to bring together people from all backgrounds and walks of life. Checkout how these people live the #RZRlife
Read more
Which of These 5 Photos is Your Idea of Off the Grid?
When it comes time to bug out and leave the world behind, where do you go to recuperate and just get away from it all? Do you bring your ATV off the grid?
Read more
5 Photos That Prove Fall is the Best Season for Off-Roading
Fall is one of the best seasons to get outdoors and enjoy your ATV or UTV. The temperature is pretty mild and you can't beat those colors.
Read more
Mother Nature's Car Wash + Video
Whether you're looking to clean a little mud off your machine or cool on a long, hot ride, Mother Nature never disappoints.
Read more
OHV Users May Lose Nine Million Acres of Utah Public Land

Bills that would shut down millions of acres of Utah land to OHVs are before Congress.

According to a report from the American Motorcyclist Association, bills that would close 9.1 million acres of Utah public land to off-highway vehicles have been introduced in Congress.

U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) introduced H.R. 1630, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced S. 769, on April 18. Both bills are called America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act and would designate more than nine million acres of Utah public land as Wilderness. Once land is designated as Wilderness, no vehicles, including motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles or bicycles, are allowed on that land.

Included in the 9.1 million acres are existing OHV riding areas around Moab, the San Rafael Swell and Chimney Rock. The AMA says these OHV areas are some of the most important remaining in Utah, and are some of the most popular with responsible OHV riders. The targeted areas also include existing roads and developments.

“It is outrageous that Rep. Holt of New Jersey and Sen. Durbin of Illinois would attempt to bypass the Utah congressional delegation to shut down nine million acres in Utah to just about everyone but hikers,” says Wayne Allard, AMA vice president for government relations. “This legislation is also puzzling because much of the land in question doesn’t come close to meeting the definition of Wilderness that’s spelled out in federal law. According to the Wilderness Act of 1964, Wilderness can only apply to land ‘retaining its primeval character and influence, without permanent improvements or human habitation.'”

Read more
Off-Road Riders Facing Two Fights

ATV and UTV enthusiasts are no doubt used to fighting for their right to ride and now they face two significant salvos – a potential end of the dedicated funding for recreational trails and a proposal that could block riding on public land in nine states.

We’ll look at the trail funding first. According to the American Motorcyclist Association, the U.S. Senate will vote on a bill that would end the dedicated funding for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), which is considered to be one of the most important and beneficial laws for off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders ever passed by Congress.

The RTP, which provides money to states to develop and maintain trails, would lose dedicated funding under provisions in a transportation funding authorization bill — S. 1813, “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” (MAP-21) — which was approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee by an 18-0 vote on Nov. 9. It’s unknown when the full Senate will vote on the measure.

Wayne Allard, AMA vice president for government relations, was shocked by the committee vote and noted that abolishing the RTP dedicated funding would effectively create a tax increase on OHV riders because the RTP funds would no longer be designated for a program that benefits motorized trail users.

Read more
New Book Details Southern Nevada Off-Road Trails

Ringing slot machines, elaborate, star-studded shows, and glamorous hotels may come to mind when you first think of Nevada, but the state has a bounty of riches to be found outside of the city centers. Discover Adler Publishing’s latest release Nevada Trails Southern Region ($24.95), and explore Nevada’s amazing backcountry.

Skirt a section of the Nellis Air Force Range, the 3.1-million-acre, government-owned site that encompasses Area 51, the Nevada Test Site, and Yucca Mountain. View wild horses in their natural habitat. Enjoy a drink in the Santa Fe Saloon, a historic watering hole located in the old mining town of Goldfield. Explore the ruins of southern Nevada’s many ghost towns. Travel through Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and enjoy stunning views on the shore of the lake, south of the awe-inspiring Hoover Dam.

This book includes 44 of southern Nevada’s most scenic routes and best off-road trails, located near the towns of Las Vegas, Laughlin, Tonopah, Goldfield, Beatty, and Pahrump. Each trail includes a fascinating history of notable Nevada places and residents, with a focus on the state’s boom and bust mining days. Hundreds of color photos help bring the trail to life, while numerous historical photos allow you to compare today’s landscape with that of the past.

Read more