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Semi-annual ATV Ride on Allegheny National Forest


Marienville, PA, May 14, 2024 — The USDA Forest Service announced that the Marienville Volunteer Fire Company will hold their semi-annual Tour de Forest ATV/UTV/OHM ride on Allegheny National Forest roads on May 18th and May 19th.  The event is a scenic, leisurely, low-difficulty level ride designed to allow ATV enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the forest in a unique way. The route utilizes Forest Service roads that normally are not open to ATVs. To hold the event, the fire company operates under a special use permit issued by the Allegheny National Forest.

The event route is closed to other motorized traffic from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 18th to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 19th. The event is only open to registered participants. Riders must stay on the designated route. A map of the route is attached to this news release.

Information about the event and how to register can be found on the Marienville Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page.

The Allegheny National Forest motorized trail system will open for the public summer riding season to permitted riders at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24th. Information about obtaining a permit to ride the motorized trail system is available in the Passes and Permits section of the forest website.

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