so much of Utah designated as public land
administered for recreational use and hundreds
of miles of backcountry trails, areas suited
to four-wheel-drive, off-highway-vehicle (OHV),
and all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) use are never
a breathtaking ride through majestic mountainous
terrain and try your wheels on some of the greatest
ATV trails in the West. Try the famous Paiute
Trail and view high country lakes, streams,
lush forests, and experience nature at its best.
Whether you're experienced in nature or just
a beginner, various guides and outfitters are
ready and willing to make sure that your trip
is memorable, educational and action packed.
Intensify your adrenaline and get ready for
an unforgettable Utah experience!
on one of the vicinities below to view
ATV information for that area.
riders - please remember our mountains and deserts
are fragile, and can be remote, it is important
to heed all applicable restrictions and suggestions
in order to protect yourself and the landscape.
National Forests and BLM-administered lands
are threaded with routes appropriate for ATV's,
OHV's, and four-wheel-drive-vehicles. Check
with Forest Service or BLM offices, before ATV
exploring on your own. Employees of these land
agencies can provide suggestions, maps, and
accurate information on area conditions.
Lightly. On Forest Service and BLM-administered
land, off-highway use of any vehicle is permitted
in designated areas only (including ATS). Check
with local agency offices for maps of appropriate
areas, both the U.S. Forest Service and BLM
also provide brochures and maps about off-highway
vehicle (OHV) opportunities.
are also numerous ATV areas within or adjacent
to state parks. Again, check to determine proper
/ off-highway vehicle use is not allowed in
most national parks, wilderness areas, or on
Utah Off-Highway Vehicle Statute states that
registered off-highway vehicles may be operated
on public land, trails, streets, or highways
that are posted by sign or designated by map
or description as open to off-highway vehicle
use by the controlling federal, state, county,
or municipal agency. According to this law,
all roads, etc. are closed to ATV's unless posted
Children 8 to 16 years old are required to be
certified to operate an ATV on public land.
more information on laws and rules, contact
Utah State Parks and Recreation at (801-538-7220).