As we have reported (here and here) Fox Factory’s Trail Trust Program ( provided 100% of the funding necessary for NOHVCC to hold a Great Trails Workshop on the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina.  But Trail Trust did even more – they hired professional photographer Callie Horwath to document the proceedings.  We think you will agree that Callie did a great job! Check out the pictures below. 

Tread Lightly!, the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association, and the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council are working together to support Train for the Trail – the theme of this year’s Off-Road Safety Week, May 14-23. Summer riding season is fast approaching, and Off-Road Safety Week provides a great opportunity to highlight safe and responsible motorized recreation.  We encourage you to not

From the Motorcycle Industry Council’s RideReport (click here to sign up to receive RideReport): The Biden administration is calling for increased use of E15 biofuel, using a 15 percent ethanol blend, to be sold this summer in an effort to ease prices at gas pumps. But that move threatens to put powersports engines at risk of reduced power, stalling, hesitation, and, in some cases, costly or catastrophic engine failure. “Many

At the recent NOHVCC Great Trails Workshop in North Carolina funded by Trail Trust ( we had the fortune of meeting Shawn Lindsey, Executive Director, Doe Mountain Recreation Authority.  Shawn travelled from Tennessee to participate in the Workshop and brought several of his staff as well.  For recaps of the NC Workshop click here and here. Shawn is looking for help from NOHVCC Partners and land managers on dispersing use

Yesterday we reported on the NOHVCC Great Trails Workshop being held in North Carolina at the Brown Mountain OHV Area on the Pisgah National Forest.  The Workshop was made possible by a grant from the Fox Factory Trail Trust Program (  For yesterday’s recap of day one click here. The 15 OHV enthusiasts and managers from Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee again gathered early at the trailhead to begin

“Man, I would love to have a Great Trails Workshop here.”  That is what Wes Beam OHV Ranger, Pisgah National Forest told NOHVCC Program Director, Marc Hildesheim.  “We just don’t have the funding.” Nearly a year later NOHVCC heard from Fox Factory that it was creating the Trail Trust Program ( to provide funding for worthy projects.  Marc remembered the conversation with Wes and said, “I think I know how

“That’s a hard question to answer,” said NOHVCC State Partner, Andy Grover.  Andy had been asked where he was from.  It turns out he was born in Buffalo, NY, and spent years in Canada before finally ending up in Missouri.  We at NOHVCC believe that the OHV community in Missouri is likely thrilled he ended up there given what he has accomplished since his arrival. “When I first got to Missouri

NOHVCC will host a Great Trails Workshop to educate and benefit North Carolina’s off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts, OHV club members, land managers, and other OHV stakeholders. This training will be focused on the development of sustainable trails and trail partnerships.  Please see information below for more information and to register. For more information about Great Trails Workshops click here. Thanks to a grant received from Fox Factory Trail Trust Program (

NOHVCC intends to move forward with an in-person Annual Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee August 18-21, 2022.  Not only will we have our traditional Mobile Workshop, and plenty of presentations about best practices, opportunities, issues overcome by OHV enthusiasts, managers, agencies, and industry, we also are planning a few new wrinkles.  We hope everyone in the NOHVCC family can not only attend but participate and add to the discussion. Presently, NOHVCC

Late last year we encouraged you to participate in a Forest Service (USFS) partner survey conducted by the USFS in partnership with the University of Colorado Denver.  The survey aimed to provide insights into the experiences and perceptions of trail volunteers and partners working with the Forest Service.  The results are in – the USFS has released an infographic detailing the survey’s findings.  As you may recall, survey results are