Off Highway Vehicle (OHV)
By Ryan Whitaker
Meeting of the
Recreation Committee of the Jackson Advisory Group, June 28, 2008.
OHV Group participants:
Ryan Whitaker, Mark Hontou, Joye Silva & Joyce Blok. The other member who
attended the meeting supporting OHV recreation, but left before our discussion,
was Steve Dunlap.
OHV (ATV'S, DIRTBIKES,
Motorized cycle trails for ATV's, dirt bikes, (possibly jeeps)
Staging area with camping - parking for street vehicles, bathrooms, water,
Marked and maintained trails
Ranger patrol (authority) - regulations according to state rules (sound, spark
arrestors, "quiet time" hours, etc.
Revenue from campsites
purchase = % to OHV (more revenue!)
Registration (green sticker) - protect legal places to ride.
environment for kids/families to ride (demonstrate legal v's illegal to set
good example for our youth)
Exercise/skills for our children's health.
Develop an appreciation for our environment by being responsible and legal
impact to residential areas
Adequate off road space that includes access for all
Specific areas for NO motorized vehicles
MOTORIZED VEHICLE TRAIL MAINTENANCE:
Volunteer groups to organize and maintain trail maintenance
"Adopt a Trail" campaigns
Access existing OHV funding for money needs