Off-Road Vehicles

Learn the rules to ride safely

DCR offers off-road vehicle (ORV) riding opportunities on designated trails in select forests between May and November. All vehicles need to be registered. Riders under 18 must complete an operator safety and responsibility program before riding. Helmets are required.

Please note: Some designated OHV riding trails will have a delayed opening due to the wet conditions of the trails.
October Mountain and Beartown - Open Sat. May 5th.
Pittsfield and Tolland are open.
Freetown State Forest – will open on Monday, May 7 (typically closed the first week in May for the annual Wampanoag celebration/observation.
F. Gilbert Hills, Wrentham and Franklin State Forests – open - Use caution because of the extensive tree damage experienced during the March storms.



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