Maine ATV News & Trail Notices

Trail Notices

June 1, 2021

Important Trail Reminder: Only ride on approved and open ATV trails, not snowmobile trails. Please drive slow and be courteous or we will lose trail access. Be safe and follow all posted signage.


May 26, 2021

Important Trail Information: Much of the ATV trail system will be open for Memorial Day weekend (May 29), however, many trails are being relocated and/or remain closed. Over 200 miles of trail and the B-52 site remain closed, and there is no access to gas in Rockwood. Please check with local clubs and obey all trail closed signage. The clubs are working to reconnect many areas as soon as they are able. Please support your local ATV club, without them we wouldn't have the trail system. Ride Safe!


May 21, 2021

Trail Notice: The ATV Trail at Mt. Blue remains closed due to extensive trail damage and connectivity issues.


May 20, 2021

Important Trail Notice: All Rail Trails in Aroostook County are opening for this weekend (May 22, 2021). Check with local clubs regarding connecting trails and please stay off trails belonging to private landowners that remain closed. Respect all signage and stay safe!


May 7, 2021

Trail opening notice: The Whistle Stop rail trail from Farmington to Jay, and the Four Seasons Adventure rail trail from Newport to Dover-Foxcroft are opening for the season this weekend, May 8, 2021. Please obey all signage and side trail closures. Ride Safe


April 29, 2021

Trail Opening Notice: The Downeast Sunrise Rail Trail is opening Saturday May 1, 2021. There is still grading occurring so be careful and yield to equipment. Also please be aware that club trails leaving the rail trail remain closed for mud season until the landowners approve opening. Please Be Safe and respectful .


May 15, 2020

Notice RE: Summerhaven area. ATV use is allowed in the designated pit play area only. The surrounding trails and roads are closed to all ATV use. Please obey all posted signage.


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ATV News

April 29, 2021

Important announcement for ATV Clubs and municipalities: Both Club grant applications and Municipal grant applications are now available for download on our website. Hard copies have been put into the mail and you should be receiving them shortly.

May 3, 2019

Information regarding the Executive Order establishing the Task Force on ATV Trail Initiatives can be found on Governor Mill's webpage at https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/sites/maine.gov.governor.mills/files/inline-files/Executive%20Order%208_0.pdf