great town ATV parade called Rumble
Ride, as well as a five-star-catered
dinner and prizes and poker runs to
sweeten the pot. Parry Sound, on the
coast of Georgian Bay, is located two
hours north of Toronto in the heart of
vacation land and is full of amenities
such as resorts, restaurants, and shopping and service areas.
Directions: From Michigan, New
York, Pennsylvania or Vermont, cross
the border near Toronto or Ottawa
and head north up the 400. Head west
on Parry Sound Drive.
Contact: 705-746-9481 or www.face
6. MAY 14–16
NW RAPTOR RALLY
Winchester Bay, Oregon
The growing Raptor Rally may
very well be the largest gathering
of like-minded and vehicle-specific
riders in the county. We have been
getting photos from participants for
years and finally did a full feature of
the event in a recent issue. The Raptor
Rally has been put on by Raptor
riders for Raptor riders since 2007.
However, all machines are welcome.
There is also a great poker run, show-and-shine, along with some group
rides at the Winchester Bay Dunes.
Camp spots fill up early, so plan
All festivals are ATV- and UTV-friendly, but it is possible that some trail rides may
still be restricted to ATVs only because of width or weight restrictions.
Directions: From HWY 1 in
Reedsport, head west until you hit
7. May 13–16
RALLY ON THE ROCKS
The fifth annual UTV-only rally
takes place in the heart of beautiful
Moab, Utah, a four wheeler’s paradise. A long weekend of guided
rides will help you explore the vast
area, and since most trails are on
solid rock, dust is not an issue. Each
night a slide show of the day’s events
takes place, along with dinner, an ice
cream social, a bonfire and raffles.
Other daily activities include a show-and-shine contest, extreme trail riding, free demo rides and much more.
Moab is loaded with rental outfits,
hotels and RV and camping areas,
but get your reservations in early.
The event headquarters is at the Old
Spanish Trail Arena just minutes
south of Moab, Utah, on Highway 191.
Cost: $110; kids 8 & under free
South into Moab.
Contact: 801-589-0523 or www.rally
8. MAY 21–25
MEMORIAL WEEKEND RIDE
For 30 years thousands of ATV riders come to Hurley for the annual Memorial ATV Rally. The ATV
parade will take place at 6 p.m. on
Friday in Hurley. On Saturday there’s
the poker run, along with many other
exciting events like a mud pit and
activities including breakfast, lunch
and dinner specials and buffets, cookouts, live entertainment and more.
Along with the events, the county
features over 200 miles of routes and
trails available with scenic areas,
including waterfalls, breathtaking
views of Lake Superior, the Penokee
Mountains and more.
Directions: From Madison or
Wausau, take HWY 51 North toward
Lake Superior. At HWY 77 turn left to
get to Hurley.
Contact: 866-340-4334 or
9. MAY 24–26
WHITE KNUCKLE EVENT