National OHV Organizations

National OHV Organizations Links

NOHVCC - The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council

The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council helps ATV clubs and State Associations get started, and has many "tools" they can use to build fun, sustainable trails and promote safe, responsible riding.

BRC -- BlueRibbon Coalition

The BlueRibbon Coalition champions responsible recreation and encourages a strong conservation ethic and individual stewardship, while providing leadership in efforts to keep outdoor recreation alive and well. See its website to join and get its Action Alerts on state and federal trail reviews.


Tread Lightly! offers a myriad of programs, trainings and educational material to help educate recreationists across the nation on the importance of treading lightly. See its website for downloadable ATV safety ads and posters.

ARRA - Americans For Responsible Recreational Access

The Americans For Responsible Recreational Access' monthly Washington Newsletter informs you of critical issues that affect access to public lands, including recently the issue of whether U.S. Presidents should be able to create National Monuments without state input, shutting down public use.

ASA -- American Sand Association

The American Sand Association is 35,000 members strong. It's the lead organization working to keep California's Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area (ISDRA, better known as Glamis) open to OHV use. It has information on "Dune Safety For Newbies," and is a strong organization that works to meet its primary objective to "Unite, Inform and Mobilize.

ASI - ATV Safety Institute

ASI (ATV Safety Institute) is a not-for-profit division of the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (SVIA). Check out its website to learn more about its rider training, instructors and huge library of materials available, including website banners for your club. Minnesota DNR now recognizes ASI Safety Training Certificates. Every ATV MN club should have a link to ASI on its website.

AMA - American Motorcyclist Association

The American Motorcyclist Association is the world's largest motorcycling organization, it also covers ATV issues and news.

American Trails

American Trails works on behalf of all trail interests, but historically has focused only on non-motorized trails.

MIC - Motorcycle Industry Council

Motorcycle Industry Council supports motorcyclists by representing manufacturers, distributors, dealers and retailers of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, ROVs, motorcycle/ATV/ROV parts, accessories and related goods and services.

Professional Trail Builders Association

Professional Trail Builders Association ( is North America's largest private sector group of trail specialists, professional trail contractors, designers, and consultants. Check its website to find a member to help build your next trail.

ROHVA - Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association

ROHVA promotes the safe and responsible use of recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs, also called Side x Sides) that are manufactured or distributed in North America. It has a free e-course SxS owners can take online to learn how to ride them safely.

Specialty Vehicle Institute of America

SVIA, established in 1983, promotes the safe and responsible use of ATVs through rider training programs, public awareness campaigns and state legislation. SVIA also serves as a resource for ATV research, statistics and vehicle standards. Based in Irvine, CA, this not-for-profit trade association is sponsored by the major ATV manufacturers.
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