Rich in both history and scenery, North Dakota contains some of the most varied terrain in the whole country, offering up lush forests, thick grasslands, and even some gorges and canyons as well. There are many historical ATV trails in the state that will allow you to learn something while you ride. The large amount of variety that North Dakota offers more or less guarantees that you will find just about any type of ATV trail in the state. From beautiful canyon views to muddy forest trails, the state of North Dakota has something for just about every ATV rider.
In order to ride your ATV in North Dakota you must be registered with a motor vehicle registration agency, except in some authorized events where registration is not mandatory. Another requirement that the state has put forth is that your ATV has to be somewhat new. You are not allowed to ride ATV's that were purchased before 12/31/03 in North Dakota. The maximum weight allowed for an ATV in North Dakota is 1,000 pounds, which is a lot more than what some states allow.
The maximum width allowed in the state is 50 inches, which is about average. The riding ages for children are 12- 15, and they must have a safety certificate and must be supervised at all times. Children under the age of 12 are not allowed to ride ATVs in the state, and kids who are 16 can ride alone as long as they have their safety certificate.
Whatever it is you're looking for, North Dakota has got an ATV adventure with your name on it.