There are over 55 miles of marked
and named trails in this diverse New
York landscape, from rolling hills
and farm roads to creek crossings
and mud bogs—they have it all. The
Monster Fest will feature twisted redneck games, vendors, food and open
riding. Cabins and yurt rentals are
Directions: Take U.S. Rt. 15 North to
Rt. 417 West. Go past Andover about
four miles to Elm Valley. Turn right
onto County Rd. #12. Turn right onto
Jones Rd. and go all the way to the top
ATV rodeos are a big part of every jamboree. It’s a good place to test your skill or
even go head to head with your buddies.
The High Mountain Jamboree in Wallace, Idaho, has some of the most spectacular
scenery, but that comes with challenging trails too.
of the hill. Tall Pines is on the left, a big
silver building right next to the road.
Price: $20, kids 10 & under are free.
3: JULY 30–AUGUST 3
Winchester Bay, Oregon
This five-day event is filled with
exciting, fun activities, including moto-
cross racing, sand drags, poker run,
treasure hunt, show n’ shine, drive-in
movie night, charity auction, freestyle
shows, and evening entertainment
featuring Rock the Dunes Friday and
Saturday nights. Vendor row offers
ATVs, clothing, crafts, ATV accesso-
ries and food booths.
Dunefest offers a kid-safe ATV riding area, exciting activities for all
skills and age ranges, and a free
shuttle-bus service from Winchester
Bay. Dunefest offers a family-friendly
atmosphere and boasts the slogan,
“The most fun a family can have in
the sand.” Keep in mind, you can
get non-ethanol gasoline (premium
fuel 92 octane) available in Salmon
Harbor at the fuel dock. Camping is
available on and off the sand.
Cost: $40; ages 6–12, $15
Directions: From I- 5, merge onto
OR-38/OR- 99 via exit 162 toward
Drain/Elkton. Turn right onto W B
Ave./OR-38/OR- 99. Continue to follow OR- 38. Then go south on US- 101
4. 2 miles
4: AUGUST 1– 3
JERICHO ATV FESTIVAL
Berlin, New Hampshire
The Northeast’s biggest ATV event
is headquartered right on the streets
of Berlin, which is one of the portals to the 1000-mile Ride the Wilds
Trail System. The festival opens up on
Friday night with a torch-lit parade of
ATVs and on Saturday with the blessing of the ATVs, which includes activities such as a poker run, grudge runs
in the mud pit, sled pulling and much
more. Unique to the Jericho Festival is
the wreck-the-dress run, where girls
run through the mud pit with their
wedding dresses on. This year a couple is going to get married as well.
There’s also tons of eateries and ATV
vendors on hand, as well as Polaris
will be offering demo rides of their latest machines. There are over 80 miles
of trail riding within Jericho State Park
to enjoy as well.
Cost: $5. Kids are free.
Directions: Take State Hwy 2 to
Route 16 North into the town of Berlin.
5: AUGUST 8–10
ST. HELEN ORV JAMBOREE
St Helen, Michigan
The 6th annual jamboree will feature ORV training, vendor displays, a
silent auction and scenic riding. If you
are feeling a little more energetic, you
can take part in the obstacle course,
sled pull, mud bogs or sand run. This
event is the most fun you can have
on an ATV in the state of Michigan,