Responsible Riders OHV Education
The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Responsible Riders course provides a building block style learning environment.
These lessons include pre-ride inspection, starting and stopping, quick turns, hill riding, emergency stopping and swerving and riding over obstacles. You will also learn about protective gear, Idaho’s laws, rules and regulations, Idaho’s Off-Highway Vehicle clubs, rules of the road, places to ride and environmental concerns. Bring your friends and family, and meet new friends to ride with.
Who should attend?
Everyone! The course is a great way to get kids off to a safe start and refresh skills that may have been forgotten or were never taught. A parent must be present for riders under 16. IDPR Responsible Riders course offers courses for ages 6 and up.
What do I bring?
You must wear the proper riding gear at all times during training.
Bring the following:
How much does it cost?
Nothing. Your IDPR OHV registration stickerpsticker for the class.
Do I use my own ATV?
Can I share an ATV?
No. The course is fast-paced and requires all operators to have an ATV.
What is the Riding Area like?
Riding areas around the state differ somewhat, but they all include the necessary facilities to complete all ATV lessons.
What are the benefits of completing the IDPR Responsible Riders Course?
The IDPR Responsible Riders course completion certificate meets Idaho’s OHV Education requirement outlined in Idaho Code 49-302 and is recognized in all of the Western States. Idaho recognizes OHV education completion certificates with the State logo or State OHV Program logo on the certificate. Idaho currently does not recognize ASI or MSF certificates.
What is the best way to find riding opportunities in Idaho?
Visit www.trails.idaho.gov and join a local OHV club.
The Owyhee Front is a large area located between Melba Junction and Oreana on Highway 78, about 45 miles southwest of Boise, Idaho. From Interstate 84, take Exit #33 to Highway 55 and follow Highway 55 south for 18 miles to Marsing, Idaho. In Marsing, turn left onto Highway 78 and continue for about 20 miles to Upper Reynolds Creek Road. Turn west onto Upper Reynolds Creek road and continue for two miles to the trailhead.
All OHVs must have a current Idaho Certificate of Number (IDPR Registration sticker)
A DOT helmet is required for all class participants