Plan Your Own Outdoor Adventure
The Hinton area has plenty of all terrain vehicle (ATV) trails that range in distance and location and offer both challenging and scenic rides throughout the year. For local information about trailheads and riding groups, email the Hinton ATV Society.
Forest Land Use Zones
Located in the Hinton area are a number of Forest Land Use Zones, including the Brule Lake area, the Athabasca Ranch area, and the Coal Branch area. These areas do have general ATV restrictions; however, they also include specific trails for ATV use.
West Fraser Forest Management Area West Fraser Mills (Hinton Wood Products) offers a variety of of ATV roads and trails in popular areas of the Cache Percotte Forest and the sand dunes on the side of Brule Lake.
For details about the managed and maintained trails within West Fraser's Forest Management Area, visit the off-highway vehicles page on the company's website.
Respect the Land: ATV Regulations
The Government of Alberta's Sustainable Resource Development Department provides further information for motorized off-highway vehicle users, including guidelines that will help reduce the impact of ATVs on the local environment.