Current Issue: OHVs in the Forest

Locust Stake Issue Outing with Georgia ForestWatch, Southern Environmental Law Center and US Forest Serivce. Photo provided by Laura LeMay

Off-Road Vehicles

We spent a decade working to stop out of control, illegal abuse of the Anderson Creek OHV Area. Now that it’s permanently closed, we’re continuing to focus on ways to help the Forest Service reel in illegal and unmanaged motorized recreation across Georgia’s national forests. Regardless of which acronym you use, OHV (Off Highway Vehicle) or ATV (All Terrain Vehicle,) motorized vehicles are increasingly being used illegally on our public lands. A word to illegal users: We’re watching!

Want more information?

Forest News Winter 2018: Jeeps and the Forest Roads

Forest News Winter 2015: “Cashes Valley Illegal ATV Update”

Forest News Fall 2013: “Locust Stake OHV Area Update”

Forest News Summer 2013: “Georgia ForestWatch and Forest Service cooperate to block illegal ATV trails”

Forest News Fall 2012: “Locust Stake OHV Area Assessment”