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You may NOT:

  • Operate in a careless, reckless, or negligent manner. Careless driving includes:
    • Speeding, especially when riding near non-motorized trail users, trailheads, buildings, livestock, and wildlife and also when approaching blind hills
    • Riding on prohibited roads
    • Not obeying signs and regulations
  • Destroy private property.
  • Pass through a closed gate without closing it behind you.
  • Litter.
  • Cut wires or tear down a fence to enter or leave any property.
  • Mutilate, destroy, damage, or remove any property on a state or grant-in-aid trail.
  • Post, damage, or remove any signs on land or water unless you are the property’s landowner, occupant, or lessee.
  • Operate in a way that causes erosion or rutting, damages or destroys trees, or damages or destroys growing crops on state forest lands.
  • Operate a snowmobile that has metal traction devices if you are on a paved public trail that is posted as closed to studded tracks.
  • Operate on state forest trails where deer may be taken by a rifle during deer hunting season unless you have a deer hunting license. With a deer license, you may only operate your snowmobile during certain hours.
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