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NOHVA members work to help fund, maintain, improve, protect and preserve six existing public areas to ride ATV, dirtbikes and UTVs for recreation in Nebraska. 

The Nebraska Off Highway Vehicle Association is a non-profit organization formed to benefit all terrain vehicle (ATV), off-road motorcycle (dirtbike) and UTV riders.

Nebraska is the last state in the nation where people can ride public trails for free, where no license or registration is required.  Thus there are no state funds for trails and no state management.  NOHVA helps fill this funding and management gap with volunteers and funding from voluntary membership fees and jamborees. 

The goals of the Nebraska Off Highway Vehicle Association are:
>> Preserve existing places to ride in Nebraska
>> Promote responsible and safe ATV, dirtbike and UTV use
>> Educate ATV, dirtbike and UTV enthusiasts
>> Assist in the development and management of new places to ride in Nebraska

>> Defend recreational ATV, dirtbike and UTV  owners against discriminatory legislation
 


THANK YOU YAMAHA!

Yamaha Awards 2011 GRANT to Nebraska Off Highway Vehicle Association

The Yamaha Donation Supports trail maintenance and administration as part of ongoing effort to encourage safe, responsible riding and sustainable riding areas in Nebraska.

 

 

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This Website Was Updated On Sunday April 13, 2014 
NOHVA News Archive

May 17 and 18 - The Halsey Ride and Volunteer Clean Up Days at the Nebraska National Forest near Halsey Nebraska are planned for May 17 and 18. The primary activity planned is to get out and ride with other enthusiasts and help clean accumulated sand out from under the cattle crossings or sometimes referred to as jump ups at fence crossings. Trees and tree branches that are blocking trails will be trimmed. Some trails may need some minor repair.

Free Friday, Saturday and early Sunday camping in the group camp ground will be available to those who help on these days. Bar-b-ques or cookouts provided by NOHVA will be offered in the group camp ground on Saturday night. Group rides will be held on Sunday mornings.  Contact us for more information.
NOHVA 2014 Summer Jamboree planned for June 6, 7 and 8  This is the biggest Jamboree in Nebraska with 1,000 to 1,500 riders and seven separate riding events!  The Jamboree is a fund raising event to help pay expenses to operate public ATV, dirtbike and UTV/side-by-side parks and trails in Nebraska, and benefit local Emergency and Medical services in Nance County.  The event is open to ATVs and UTVs under 65 inches wide and dirtbikes.  Everyone must have an event pass to race or watch, and everyone under 18 must be with a parent or have a completed and notarized NOHVA permission letter from parents.
NEW!  Donate to NOHVA - Help us work to keep places to open in Nebraska and work to find new places to ride!
NOHVA's role in the management of the Headworks OHV Park near Genoa  NOHVA does not own the riding area. It is owned by a public power district, which is a public business. The Headworks OHV Park is operated by a triad partnership between the Loup Power District, the Nance County Sheriffs Department and the Nebraska Off Highway Vehicle Association since 1990. It is not really public land as the land owners control who has access. However, Loup Power does state that if something would happen to our group, and no other group like ours replaces us to help manage the riding area, the riding area will close. It's all in Loup Power's documents to the federal government. As an organization we have spent over $200,000 over the last 20 years to help keep the riding area open. Sure, plenty of non-members have helped with the area, but when there is a problem that needs to be addressed, volunteers are needed or something needs to be purchased, who do they call?  They call NOHVA.

Thank you to Can-Am and Norfolk Motoplex
for donating the use of two new Can-Am off road machines for use the Headworks OHV Park! 
Read more....
Looking for information about ATV, UTV and dirtbike trails in Nebraska?  Click HERE to JOIN ONLINE and receive our Ride Guide and the latest information about trails in Nebraska.  We do not place riding area open and closed information anywhere on this web site.  If you are not a member, join online and we will send you open and closed information within 24 hours.

Benefit to NOHVA members
Roy's Grand Dodge of Grand Island
is offering a 20% discount to NOHVA members for OEM Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep parts!  This offer is good for NOHVA members with over the counter parts sales as well as parts online!  Vehicle sales and service work is not included.  For more information visit http://www.nohva.com/News%202012/roysparts.pdf  .  For over the counter parts sales show your NOHVA membership card at the time of purchase.  For online sales follow the sign up procedure to order parts online.  All those that sign up online must be verified as NOHVA members before the order is processed.  Please allow up to two business days for initial verification.  Parts are available for GM, Ford, Honda (cars), Acura and Nissan from MOREPARTS but do not offer a discount to NOHVA members at this time.

ATV Safety Training through the Nebraska 4-H program information - IT'S FREE!  Visit the Nebraska ATV Safety Training web site at http://southeast.unl.edu/web/southeastrec/NebraskaATVTraining or Click here for more information
Help Us At Headworks!!  Over the years there have been problems caused by riders and those camping at Headworks Park near Genoa.  Everyone is expected to follow the posted rules.  The Nance County Sheriff’s Department now has the authority to remove anyone violating the rules or acting in an irresponsible manner.  People can now be suspended from the park for a specified length of time, depending upon the offense and the discretion of the investigating officer. 
We need YOUR HELP to address these problems.  Click here for more information....
NEW!  March 2014 newsletter - the Nebraska OHV Advisor
More newsletters HERE
bullet Join NOHVA online  NOW  with your credit card or with Pay Pal! 
 
bullet When you join NOHVA via the Internet and once your membership payment is received and your application is reviewed, we will send to you the digital version of the Nebraska Ride Guide via email within 24 to 48 hours and a printed version via U.S. Mail sent directly to you within two to four weeks. 
 
bullet ALSO, with your paid NOHVA Internet membership you will receive an up to date open and closed information about places to ride in Nebraska via email within 24 to 48 hours and U.S. Mail.
The 2012-2013 Nebraska Ride Guide features maps, rules, camping, trail and other interesting information about places to ride ATVs, UTVs and dirtbikes in Nebraska!  Also, summaries of places to ride are also included for Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado and Oklahoma. 

 

The Ride Guide is only available with a paid NOHVA membership.

 

bulletATV Safety Training - Contact Certified ATV SafetyCourse trainer Dave Trembley  HERE 
bulletFull Events Schedule  
bullet Visit our Frequently Asked Questions and Contact Answers page
Nebraska OHV Advisor publication dates and advertising information.  The official publication of the Nebraska Off Highway Vehicle Association reaches over 3000 Nebraska ATV, dirtbike and UTV riders. 

 

 


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NOHVA receives CONTRIBUTIONS from the following organizations

What ever just has the Polaris logo
Nebraska was awarded two Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. grants in 2006.  Visit our news page for more information!


ARRA promotes responsible use of public lands and waterways.  ARRA supporters include thousands of Americans who want to preserve recreational access and promote responsible recreation on our public lands.  For more information visit the ARRA web site.


The Nebraska Off Highway Vehicle Association was awarded a grant in 2008 and 2010 to help support four public ATV and dirtbike projects in Nebraska!  Learn more...!

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NOHVA is a CONTRIBUTING member to the following organizations

Nebraska Habitat Conservation Coalition
Nebraska's ATV, Dirtbike and UTV Users Group     

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