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New Travel Management Rule

The Forest Service announced a new regulation on November 2, 2005, governing off-highway vehicles and other motor vehicle use on national forests and grasslands. The new rule requires each national forest or ranger district to designate those roads, trails, and areas open to motor vehicle use.

"OHVs are fun and exciting ways to experience national forests, and we’ve seen dramatic increases in their popularity in the last decades," said Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth. "Land managers, working with states, counties, motorized sports enthusiasts, conservationists, local communities and others, will provide sustainable motorized recreation experiences in national forests and grasslands for the long run...." more »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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