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2019 Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) Training Workshop

July 11, 2019 - July 13, 2019




The Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) in conjunction with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the US Forest Service, and the US Bureau of Land Management, will be conducting a training workshop, CO on July 11-13, 2019. The 3-day workshop will consist of a welcome reception on July 11, classroom sessions on July 12-13, a banquet dinner on the evening of July 12, and a field session on the Salida Ranger District on the afternoon of July 13. The welcome reception location will be sent to all registered attendees. Classroom sessions will be held at the Salida Steam Plant and the field session will be held on land managed by the US Forest Service, Salida Ranger District. Field sessions will involve walking to various sites on the trail system so bring your best hiking shoes, appropriate clothing, and drinking water. Lunch will be provided on the 12th and 13th.


When: July 12-13

Where:Salida Steam Plant
220 W Sackett
Salida, CO 81201


Registration is Below!! 

Registration is $80, until 5:00 PM MST on June 28, at which time late registration will cost $90. The number of participants is limited, so register early. If you have problems registering, please contact our office at or call us at 800-348-6487. 

Attendees must provide their own transportation from lodging to the Friday and Saturday classroom session and to the Saturday field session on the Salida Ranger District. Field sessions will include walking to multiple trail sites so bring your best hiking shoes, water, snacks, and other necessary gear.


Workshop Details 

COHVCO Draft Agenda-Salida

The agenda will focus on the concepts necessary for the development of sustainable trails and trail partnerships. The intended audience are COHVCO members, OHV enthusiasts, land managers, trail crews, and other OHV stakeholders.

Registered attendees will NOT be required to bring an off-highway vehicle to participate in the field portions of this workshop as all training locations shall be accessible by full-size vehicles. Carpooling and ridesharing will be organized at the end of the classroom sessions. Those who operate an ATV or dirt bike or drive or ride as a passenger in a ROV (side-by-side) during the workshop must wear a helmet, goggles, gloves, long-sleeved shirt, long pants, and over the ankle boots. We encourage those who have access to an OHV to bring their machine and enjoy the many opportunities in the area for exploration and recreation as well as a chance to ride with your fellow training participants.



COHVCO is offering a limited number of scholarships for attendees to the training workshop. Scholarships include two nights lodging, tuition, and all meals provided as part of the training. To inquire about receiving a scholarship please contact Scott Jones at or 518-281-5810. 


Lodging Information 

A block of rooms for training participants has been reserved at the Silver Ridge Lodge, 545 W Rainbow Boulevard, Salida Colorado, 81201. To Reserve Rooms please call the hotel at 719-539-2553 (toll free: 877-268-3320) and reserve under NOHVCC. Room reservations must be made by June 1st.


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