The Handbook of Massachusetts Off-Highway Vehicle Laws
The Official Off-roading Handbook of the Massachusetts Environmental Police - Web Version
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These four forests are open to OHV use through the partnership of the Berkshire Trails Council and local OHV clubs who help to maintain the trails for all visitors. OHV trails in Western Massachusetts are challenging and only suitable for the intermediate to expert rider. For more detailed information, trail maps, and directions, go to http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/.
Keep in mind...
Operational rules are strictly enforced in OHV parks.
Beartown State Forest (Lee, Great Barrington, and Monterey) 413-528-0904: Approximately 25 miles of OHV trails suitable for motorcycles or ATVs.
October Mountain State Forest (Lee, Lenox, Washington, and Becket) 413-243-1778: Approximately 30 miles of OHV trails suitable for motorcycles or ATVs.
Pittsfield State Forest (Pittsfield, Lanesboro, and Hancock) 413-442-8992: Approximately 14 miles of OHV trails suitable for motorcycles or ATVs. A daily permit is required for ATV and motorcycle riding in Pittsfield State Forest; see the permitting process for details.
Tolland State Forest (Tolland, Sandisfield, and Otis) 413-269-6002: Approximately 15 miles of OHV trails best suited to MGL c. 90 registered motorcycles (motorcycles registered and equipped to ride on public roads). Many Tolland trails merge with public ways where ATV use is prohibited; ATV riders will find more suitable trails in Beartown, October Mt., and Pittsfield State Forests.