Breathtaking scenery is why so many people love to go to ATV and UTV jamborees.
This is the view you’ll have at the Rally in the Pines event in Idaho.
Riding at the dunes should be on everyone’s bucket list, and Winchester Bay,
Oregon, would be a good place for that. Going in July during Dune Fest would be
the perfect summer vacation.
4. AUGUST 5–7
JERICHO ATV FESTIVAL
Berlin, New Hampshire
This is the seventh annual Jericho
ATV Festival, so it is relatively new
to the schedule; the 2015 event drew
6000 people. This event features mud
races, demo rides, live music and
delicious food. The festival takes place
at Jericho Mountain State Park. The
park has more than 80 miles of trails,
but is connected to the more than 1000
miles of interconnected OHV trails in
the Ride the Wilds trail network. New
Hampshire’s Grand North is paradise
for ATV riders. Kenny Bartram’s Steel
Rodeo tour will have two shows on
Saturday and another on Sunday.
For those looking to experience new
machinery, there are free demos of
machines from Arctic Cat, Can-Am,
Polaris and Yamaha. There are plenty
of nighttime activities, including the
famous block party in town, and you
are welcome to ride/drive your OHV
into town for the festivities.
Cost: Friday and Saturday 8 a.m.–
4 p.m. $10 per person, 6 & under free.
Sunday 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $5 per person,
6 & under free.
Directions: Jericho Motorsports,
LLC., 232 Jericho Rd, Berlin, NH 03570
Contact: 603-752-6060, www.jeri
5. AUGUST 10–13
PAIUTE TRAIL JAMBOREE
This is the eighth annual Paiute
Trail Jamboree, and there is plenty to
do, with daily guided and non-guided
rides. It costs nothing to attend the
event. There are events like a poker
run, drag races and mud races. There
is a show and shine for those less
inclined to get dirty.
Cost: No fee for the event. (There is
a fee for camping. RV parking has a
Directions: From Richfield, Utah,
take I- 70 South/West to exit 23, US 89
South. Take US 89 South 12 miles to
Marysvale City Park.
Contact: 435-326-4404, www.paiute
6. AUGUST 12–14
ST. HELEN ORV JAMBOREE
St. Helen, Michigan
St. Helen is another town that
is having its eighth annual event.
There is plenty of ORV fun with
a mud bog, sand run and even a
kids’ run in the mud bog. There is
also a silent auction on Saturday.
Sunday offers the ATV/UTV pull. GPS
scenic rides are available any time
you want to explore. Contact the St.
Helen Chamber of Commerce for
information: 989-389-3725. Camping
and RV camping are available.
Contact Richfield Township for
camping information at 989-389-4994.
Cost: Participant fee first event,
$20; each additional event, $10.
Spectators free, but donations are
Directions: From anywhere, take
I-75 to exit 222. Go north to St. Helen.
The jamboree is held at the Richfield
Township Park at 10415 Airport Rd.,
St. Helen, MI 48656, just 4 miles off
Contact: www.orvjamboree.org for
registration and waiver forms and
7. AUGUST 18–20
MANTI MOUNTAIN ATV RUN
The trails around Manti and in
the Arapeen OHV trail system will
handle ATVs and accommodate
50-inch-or-wider UTVs. But with
a starting altitude of 5600 feet and
climbing to 10,000 feet, the organizers
recommend vehicles with engines
larger than 325cc to manage the
climbs. There will be guided rides all
three days, but you can get a map
and explore on your own. There is
plenty of lodging and camping in the
area. Call 435-851-2288 for rentals,
or look up www.sanpete.com/pages/
lodging for lodging.
Cost: $50 for one rider, $90 for rider
Directions: Travel north from
Richfield, Utah, on HWY 89 past
Gunnison to the town of Manti.
Contact: 435-835-2401, www.manti