T Avoid sensitive areas such as meadows, lake shores, wetlands and streams. Stay on designated routes. Other sensitive habitats to avoid include living desert soils, tundra, and seasonal nesting or breeding areas. Do not disturb historical, archeological, or paleontological sites.

Avoid “spooking” livestock and wildlife you encounter and keep your distance. Motorized and mechanized vehicles are not allowed in designated Wilderness Areas. DO YOUR PART Do your part by modeling appropriate behavior, leaving the area better than you found it, properly disposing of waste, minimizing the use of fire, avoiding the spread of invasive species, and restoring degraded areas.

Carry a trash bag on your vehicle and pick up litter left by others. Pack out what you pack in. Practice minimum impact camping by using established sites, camping 200 feet from water resources and trails. Observe proper sanitary waste disposal or pack your waste out.

Protect the soundscape by preventing unnecessary noise created by a poorly tuned vehicle or revving your engine. Before and after a ride, wash your vehicle to reduce the spread of invasive species. Build a trail community. Get to know other types of recreationists that share your favorite trail.


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