Off-highway vehicles are a great tool for experiencing Colorado’s outdoors. They provide access to scenic vistas and beautiful forests for thousands of individuals each year and help spur our local economies.
Unfortunately, some folks choose to use OHVs in the wrong way. As the Alpine Ranger for the eastern part of the famous Alpine Triangle, I see firsthand what happens when people misuse OHVs. Every year we have people who choose to drive off designated routes, destroying precious alpine tundra and degrading the experience of the many law abiding OHV users. Continue reading “Opinion: Colorado needs to codify OHV regs with legislation”→
In 201, teams of law enforcement officers from Colorado State Parks, the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management contacted 10,000 individual riders in problem areas identified by environmental and quiet recreation groups, according to state trails program manager Tom Morrissey. Continue reading “Colorado to extend OHV monitoring program”→