Eco-Etiquette, Leave Nothing Behind
Reducing Your Environmental Impact when Riding ATVs and Offroading
Different ways you can reduce your impact when riding ATVs and Offroading. When you take your 4x4 or quad on a ride, when you do maintenance and repairs, even when you buy new or used ATVs, there are things to look for to lessen your impact on the environment.
ATV Breakthrough of the Decade: Electric Quads
All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) have taken a huge step forward this decade as the M1 Electric Utility Vehicle (EUV) by Barefoot Motors hits the trail.
Responsible Off Roading and ATVing
Being a responsible ATV rider can help reduce risk of having an accident and getting injured. It can also help protect the eco-systems we ride in.
USDA Forest Service - Maps
Get maps and guides to some of the best the US Forest Service has to offer.
US Forest Service Passes and Permits
Some OHV activity in the US Forest Service requires a pass or permit, which can be free, or not.
OHV Workshop in Your Area
Workshops to help you create an OHV club or trail, or protect the ones you have, by the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)
Sharing the Trail: Wheels, Feet and Hoofs
Horsechannel.com talks about a guide that promotes trail safety and sharing for OHV, equestrian, cyclists and hikers. It's important to be respectful of others while on common trails.
Tread Lightly! was founded in 1985 by the US Forest Service, then transferred to a private, non-profit group in 1990 to help promote the mission of protecting recreation areas to all types of users, including hikers, bikers, ATVers, equestrians, campers and others, and strives to help these different groups enjoy the trails together.
BlueRibbon Coalition: Preserving recreational access to public lands.
The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national recreation group that champions responsible use of public lands and waters, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. It represents over 10,000 individual members and 1,200 organization and business members, for a combined total of over 600,000 recreationists nationwide.
ATV and Offroading and the Evnironment
How to reduce your environmental impact while riding ATVs and offroading. If you're in to 4x4s you should be aware of the many different ways you can reduce your impact when offroading.