ATVing

person riding an ATV

Closed for the season. Reopening May 15, 2024.

The Northumberland County Forest offers more than 40 km of ATV trails.

View our ATV Trails Brochure

Rules

  • Trails are closed to ATV's annually from November 1 to May 15 each year.
  • Riders must be members of the Ontario Federation of ATV (OFATV) Clubs. The local club for the OFATV is the NDATV Club. Please contact the club to purchase a membership.
  • ATVs must be plated, insured and comply with all applicable provincial and municipal laws such as the Off-Road Vehicles Act and the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand ATV By-Law 64-2008.
  • Respect private property.
  • Respect other users.
  • When encountering horseback riders, shut off your engine, remove your helmet and ask the rider for future direction.
  • Do not litter.
  • Do not have campfires.
  • Comply with all application laws and by-laws.

The Northumberland O.P.P. and municipal by-law enforcement officers patrol the Northumberland County Forest.