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Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV, ATV, ORV)

In Montana, off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts have many opportunities to enjoy riding in selected areas adapted to the rider’s skill level. To learn more about off-highway vehicle riding trails in a specific area, contact the local public land agency to obtain a map that shows legally designated routes.

OHV Associations


Photo of three off road vehicles traveling along a dirt road
Montana 4X4 Association

This organization of 4X4 enthusiasts from across the state gathers to ride, share photos, and swap stories. Learn more

Montana Trail Vehicle Riders Association

This statewide organization of OHV recreationists strives to protect and ensure future rights of OHV users, communicates statewide with members, develops a collaborative environment between users and decision makers, and educates OHV users about the impact they have on the land and how to limit negative effects.Learn more


National Off–Highway Vehicle Conservation Council

This publicly supported education foundation was created to provide a wide variety of programs, materials, and information to clubs, organizations, individuals, and agencies to further a positive future for responsible OHV recreation.Learn more

United Four Wheel Drive Association

This international organization welcomes all kinds of 4X4 vehicle users together to share experiences through organized events like camping trips and weekend rallies.Learn more

Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly! is a nonprofit organization focused on creating educational materials, courses, and volunteer opportunities to restore areas and provide recreationists with news on outdoor ethics and activities.Learn more

American Motorcyclists Association

This organization originated in 1924. If motorcycling is your passion, check out this site. They work to pursue, protect, and promote the interests of motorcycle enthusiasts.Learn more