NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on January 27!   Title: Opening An OHV Park A Short Drive From Urban Areas – A Case Study Of The Holly Oaks ORV Park In Michigan Jon Noyes, Principal Planner, Oakland County, Parks and Recreation will present a case study of how the Holly Oaks ORV Park in Michigan went from dream to reality.  Holly Oaks ORV Park is about a one-hour drive

Greetings and Happy Holidays to all! Hopefully, we will all be able to safely enjoy the Holidays with our family and friends (however that might be possible).  The new year is just around the corner – with any luck it will be quite a bit easier for everyone than 2020. In a strange year – NOHVCC was able to move forward despite the constraints we all faced.  Looking ahead to

2020 was a trying year for everyone.  Thanks to the commitment of NOHVCC’s Board of Directors, staff, and partners, NOHVCC was able to navigate the myriad challenges of 2020 and be prepared for a strong reentry to normalcy once the time comes. As everyone is well-aware, in-person conferences, meetings and workshops have been nearly completely halted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  NOHVCC staff has leaned into this challenge

2020 has been an unusual and trying year for everyone, yet NOHVCC has engaged partners to try and continue to bring you best practices from throughout the OHV community.  If you missed anything or want to revisit some of our articles from the past year here is your opportunity! Arizona State Parks And Trails Hosts Awesome Veterans Ride Inspired By NOHVCC Webinar! On October 1, 2019 NOHVCC hosted a webinar

If you have rented an ROV (side-by-side) in the last five years, please take the survey below.  You will be asked about your personal experience level with operating ROVs, as well as about any safe and responsible use messaging you may have received at the time of rental (written, video, safety briefing, etc.).  As always, NOHVCC will keep any information you provide confidential.  Your responses will help NOHVCC better focus

See press release from DOI below: WASHINGTON, D.C. — On behalf of the Trump Administration and in support of America’s military members and families, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt signed Secretary’s Order 3387 at the Iowa Gold Star Museum in October, announcing that Gold Star Families and U.S. military veterans will be granted free access to national parks, national wildlife refuges and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior starting on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) this year

NOHVCC is working with Americans for Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA) and Outdoor Recreation Roundtable to build a comprehensive list of Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)-eligible recreation projects for funding through the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). With the passage of GAOA this summer, the outdoor recreation community has an unprecedented opportunity to have its voice and priorities carried out through LWCF and the maintenance backlog. Now it’s on us

Please see California Outdoor Recreation Foundation press release below:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2020 Huntington Beach, CA California Outdoor Recreation Foundation Celebrating 50 Years of World Class Recreation and Environmental Stewardship! Formed in 2020 to help commemorate the California State Park’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program’s 50th anniversary (1971-2021), the California Outdoor Recreation Foundation (CORF) will serve as a central clearing house for individuals and organizations seeking to

Too often we hear negative stories about OHV enthusiasts going someplace they should not. The thousands of hours that are spent volunteering at trails and trailheads by OHV enthusiasts are often overlooked, as has been a successful example of turning a negative experience a positive outcome. Frank Keane is a resident of New Mexico and the administrator of, an online community of over 100,000 ROV drivers worldwide who love

Twelve trail projects and programs have been chosen by the Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) as recipients of its 2020 Tom Petri Recreational Trails Program Annual Achievement Awards.  The awards – honoring former U.S. Representative Tom Petri (WI) – recognize outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.  These projects will be honored at a live virtual ceremony on October 22 with participation by award recipients and key trails champions, including Members