Internet Links

Please submit your suggestions to below are a list of links to OHV recreation in New York State. Please help us by reporting any links you think would be helpful to others, and let us know when a link has gone bad. Enjoy

ATV Clubs

New York Clubs


The Vermont All-Terrain Vehicles Sportsman’s Association, Inc

New York State ATV laws and regulations

New York ATV Laws


Organizations & Councils

State Level :

.NYSORVA -Is the statewide advocacy group focused on issues that affect the trail motorcycling and ATVing community.

New York State Trails Council formed in October 1981 to ensure citizen participation in trail

ABATE-NY – Motorcyclists’ rights advocacy for all of NY; ABATE-NY’s Monroe County Chapter

AMA District 3 – Sponsor of New York’s AMA Political Action Committee

Motorcycle Assoc. of NY – Focus on rider education and safety issues.

National Level

American Motorcyclist Association – The must-join national MC/OHM/ATV advocacy organization.

American for Responsible Recreational Access  National organization of multi-use advocacy groups working to improve recreational access to public lands for all users. The interactive web site has good letter-writing features.

American Trails – American Trails is the only national, nonprofit organization working on behalf of ALL trail interests. Includes a listing of recreational trail resources nationwide.

Blue Ribbon Coalition – National Multi-use advocacy organization

National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council – Federation of all national OHM/ATV advocacy groups

National 4-H Council – ATV Safety training; OHV Vision Team for youth in OHV recreation

Tread Lightly, Inc. – Leaving a good impression of OHV use nationwide.

Regional Level:

JEFFERSON COUNTY ATV CLUB’S -was incorporated in early 2002 by a local group of folks who wanted to see the off-highway vehicles in Northern New York expand.

Central NY MX Riders Association Mainly involved in organizing AMA District 3 motocross events

Western NY Off-Road Association Mainly involved in AMA District 4 Enduro/HS events.

Western NY Motocross Assn., Inc. AMA District 4 motocross organizer.

New England Trail Rider Assn. – OHM Competition and Recreation, New England’s Regional Club Association

East Coast Enduro Assn. – OHM Competition, Mid-Atlantic’s Regional Club Association

Safety & Training:

ATV Safety Institute

Dirt Bike School

ATV Safety Tips

Specialized Sites

ATV Camping Accessories feature lightweight ATV camping gear, supplies, ATV accessories

Wildlife Properties ? This organization specializes in connecting mainly sportsmen to land lease opportunities primary in NY?s Southern Tier. Some available properties may allow OHV access. Groups interested in leasing a piece of land for riding or hunting are encouraged to contact Wildlife Properties to learn more.

ATV TrailSource – Is your online adventure guide to the best ATV trails around the globe!

ATV Info This is the place to go to find out anything ATV

Help find stolen ATVs A place to help the rider find their machine if ever stolen check it out and keep an eye out

ATV/Dirt bike Vacation locations

Hilltop Lodge

Maine ATV tours

ORV Parks, MX Tracks, Maps, Etc.

Majestic Trails: Offering over 27-miles of groomed, wooded trails that are challenging. Additional trails to be added for the 2003 season. Located in North Western PA, only 2-hours from Buffalo, 2 1/2 hours from Rochester and Binghamton. You can contact Tom or Brenda @ 814-465-9979 or email:

Paragon Adventure Park  Premier commercial OHV park (ATV/OHM/4WD/Mt. Bike/Equestrian) on 15,000 acres hosting special events and general riding by day, weekend or season pass, located near Hazelton PA.

Hatfield-McCoy Trail System  W. Virginia ATV/OHM permit-based trail system, 300 miles open, and growing

Allegany National Forest – Home of one of the most comprehensive public-land-based OHV trail systems in the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast. Trail descriptions, maps camping, etc.EFFECTIVE JULY 1 2002! Trail permits will be required in ANF. Click here for an application and here for a USFS press release and here for more background on the permit and fee collection program.

Massachusetts ORV Info – MA State forest OHV information, maps and more, official state site.

To use MA state forests, all ORVs (ATV and trail bikes, sleds?) must be currently registered in Massachusetts under MGL c. 90 or MGL c. 90B. Their program is more of a permit than a registration, therefore out-of-state registrations do not count. (Exception: highway-plated trailbikes/dual-sports.) Contact the Division of Environmental Law Enforcement for registration information: 617-626-1610.

New Hampshire ORV Info – NH OHV information for public and private-land riding areas, maps and more, official state site.

Garmin Is the leader in Global Positioning System Our products are used in flying, boating, driving, hiking, and many other outdoor activities.

Government Agencies

NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation – Largest landowner in the state

Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation – OHV Access limited to snowmobiles

Dept. of Motorvehicles – ATV Registration requirements – Informative brochure

Pennsylvania, ATV& UTV,Snowmobile registration site  A must see for UTVS owners

ATV/OHM Commercial or Community Sites

Alphabetic listing of sites that variously feature articles, links, club lists, and online OHV products catalogs. By listing these sites we endorse none in particular, only that these are the ones that readers have asked us to add.


ATV Illustrated

ATV Source (12/02) everything off-road online


Ridin Easy Radio Show – Discussion of all thing motorcycle-related, off- and on-road [6/04]

ATV Television – Only TV show about ATVing, available on the Outdoor Channel on Dish Network

ATV Rentals

Timberview Lodge Tug Hill Region, Turin NY (315) 348-8996 E-mail –

Flat Rock Inn ? Tug Hill Region, Martinsburg (Lowville) (315) 376-2332 E-mail

Power-sports Dealer Sites

Please support the following Dealers who have either made a supporting donation or have shown their credentials as pro-OHV advocates. They know the importance of “supporting the sport.”

Menneto power sports




Herba Motor Company

Seymours Motorized Sports Inc

Sportline Power Products

Cycle Stop Kawasaki, Rochester NY

New York Honda, Long Island City NY

Powerhouse Motorsports Corp

Canandaigua Motorsports, Canandaigua NY


Your dealership not listed here? Contact us to find out how to obtain a link or page under our Supporting-Dealer Program.

Some manufacturers offer incentives such as rebates for joining the state association. Contact your manufacturer’s regional representative for more information.

Environment and Conservation

Sites to help you get a better picture of the ecology-related challenges we face as trail riders:

NYS Conservation Council, Inc.  Conservation association representing interests of sportspersons and conservationists. NYSORVA is an Associate Member.

Snowmobile clubs

Snowmobile New York

New York Snowmobile Association

Hunting site

Adirondack Hunters, New York State

Places to visit

Tinney’s Tavern on Lake Desolation

Bentley’s Restaurant Rt 9 Saratoga