Trail bikes, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles are the only vehicles permitted in the designated area. Each vehicle shall display a valid APV or highway license. You should bring a copy of your registration with you (tip - put it in a waterproof bag and store it under your seat with your tool kit).
APV's shall be operated only within the designated area.
No person shall operate an APV having a width greater than 50 inches or possessing more than 40 horsepower.
The APV area is open for riding from one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset. All transport vehicles and trailers should be parked in the designated parking area for safety concerns.
Maximum speed limits are 5 mph in the parking area and 25 mph on the trails. At no time shall an APV be operated at a speed greater than that necessary to stop the vehicle in the assured clear distance.
All operators shall wear protective headgear and eye protection.
All operators shall have a valid, current motor vehicle operator's license, except that minors between the ages of 12 and 16 may operate an APV if accompanied by a licensed parent or guardian 18 years of age or older. Anyone under the age of 12 is prohibited from riding an APV.
All vehicles shall be equipped with adequate brakes, mufflers, and spark arrestors.
No person who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs of abuse shall operate an APV.
No person shall operate an APV in such a manner as to willfully damage or destroy vegetation and trails, or for the purpose of chasing, capturing or killing wildlife.
Operators of APV's shall not carry or transport any firearms or other weapons that are not unloaded and securely encased.
No APV shall be used to carry more passengers than the vehicle was designed to carry (All-terrain vehicles are designed to carry only the operator).
No races or contests are permitted in the APV area.
Operators must report any accidents to the officer in charge or to the forest headquarters (740-774-1596 extension 2) within 24 hours. This is in addition to the reports necessary to be made to the local law enforcement authorities.