Frequently Asked Questions about Ride the Wilds
What does OHRV stand for?
OHRV is the abbreviation for off highway recreational vehicle.
How old do you need to be to rent/drive a Bear Rock Adventures vehicle?
To rent a vehicle, you must be 21 years of age or older with a valid driver’s license. Drivers between the ages of 18 and 20 who can present a valid driver’s license and are accompanied by a parent or guardian the entire rental period will be allowed to operate a rental vehicle. A signed release of liability by the parent or guardian present is necessary.
Are there limitations of who can ride a vehicle?
Passengers must be big enough to grasp the hand holds and firmly plant their feet with their back fully against the back-seat rest.
Do I have to wear a helmet while riding?
If you are over 18 years of age, you are not required to wear a helmet by state law. However, we highly recommend helmets to help ensure a safe adventure. Anyone under 18 years of age must wear a helmet and fasten it properly.
Are trail guides available?
Yes, we work with several highly-qualified guides. Please give us a call at 866-663-9777
Where can I get a map?
Maps are available here on our website. Simply click on the Buy Map button found in the right hand column of this page. Maps can also be purchased at our rental location. We’ve also accessorized all of our side-by- sides with 7” touchscreen GPS units for accurate turn-by- turn directions.
What should I wear?
Eyewear is mandatory – acceptable forms include sunglasses, prescription glasses and goggles. Open toe shoes are not permitted – please be sure to wear durable, closed toe shoes. Other things we recommend:
- Water and snacks
- Bug spray and sunscreen
- Several layers of clothing
- Rain gear
Can I bring my dog?
Yes, well-behaved dogs are allowed in vehicles.
What are the Ride the Wilds Corridor Trails?
The Ride the Wilds Corridor Trails are provided to get the rider from one riding area to the next in the most expeditious and easiest way.
- Corridor A: connects Pittsburg to Gorham traveling through Pittsburg, Clarksville, Dixville, Dixs Grant, Millsfield, Errol, Cambridge, Dummer, Success, Berlin and Gorham. This is a North/South connector.
- Corridor B: connects Columbia to Millsfield traveling through Columbia and Millsfield. This an East/West connector.
- Corridor C: connects Pittsburg to Lancaster traveling through Pittsburg, Canaan (VT), Stewartstown, Colebrook, Columbia, Stratford, Northumberland (Groveton) and Lancaster. This is a North/South connector.
- Corridor D: connects Northumberland (Groveton) to Millsfield traveling through Northumberland (Groveton), Stark, Dummer, Milan, and Millsfield. This an East/West connector.
When do the trails open & close for the season?
All the trails open on Friday of Memorial Day Weekend. Please refer to our Riding Areas
page for trail closure dates specific to each riding area.
*OHRV operation is prohibited on state-owned or leased land during mud season - from the end of the snowmobile season (loss of consistent snow cover) to May 23rd every year.