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Free ATV/UTV Training in Athol

Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 9:00am

Pre-registration is required; please visit https://idpr.idaho.gov/reced to complete the registation process.

Where: Athol - Farragut State Park (At round about take 3rd exit which will be Perimeter Road heading north)

When: 9am

What: ATV & UTV

Responsible Riders OHV Education
The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Responsible Riders course provides a building block style learning environment. 

These lessons include pre-ride inspection, starting and stopping, quick turns, hill riding, emergency stopping and swerving and riding over obstacles. You will also learn about protective gear, Idaho’s laws, rules and regulations, Idaho’s Off-Highway Vehicle clubs, rules of the road, places to ride and environmental concerns. Bring your friends and family, and meet new friends to ride with.

Who should attend?
Everyone! The course is a great way to get kids off to a safe start and refresh skills that may have been forgotten or were never taught. A parent must be present for riders under 16. IDPR Responsible Riders course offers courses for ages 6 and up.

What do I bring?
 You must wear the proper riding gear at all times during training. 
Bring the following:

  • Your OHV with a current certificate of number

  • DOT-approved helmet                                      

  • Goggles or face shield                                      

  • Over-the-ankle boots                                       

  • OHV type riding gloves                                      

  • Long pants                                       

  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket

How much does it cost?
Nothing. Your OHV certificate of number sticker pays for the class.

Do I use my own OHV?

Can I share an OHV?
No. The course is fast-paced and requires all operators to have an OHV. 

What is the Riding Area like?
Riding areas around the state differ somewhat, but they all include the necessary facilities to complete all lessons. 
What are the benefits of completing the IDPR Responsible Riders Course?
 The IDPR Responsible Riders course completion certificate meets Idaho’s OHV Education requirement outlined in Idaho Code 49-302 and is recognized in all of the Western States. Idaho recognizes OHV education completion certificates with the State logo or State OHV Program logo on the certificate. Idaho currently does not recognize ASI or MSF certificates.

What is the best way to find riding opportunities in Idaho?
 Visit www.trails.idaho.gov and join a local OHV club.

Farragut State Park at 13550 ID-54 At roundabout take 3rd exit which will be Perimeter Road heading north, Athol, ID 83801

Contact: Sam Hoggatt @ (208) 416-3119 or sam.hoggatt@idpr.idaho.gov

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