Safe and Responsible
Safety on Michigan off-road areas is the responsibility of everyone. Use the handbook to familiarize yourself with the steps to make your 4-wheeler outings safe and enjoyable.
It’s the Law!
Michigan law enforcement officers enforce state ORV regulations to make your off-road experience safe and pleasant. Cooperate with them by following the state ORV laws and guidelines in this handbook.
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This Official ORV Handbook is designed to introduce you to Michigan laws governing ORVs and to provide basic information about the safe operation of these vehicles. As trails and recreation areas become more crowded, it’s more important than ever for people to operate these vehicles safely and responsibly. Michigan Department of Natural Resources