Alberta Off-Highway Vehicle Association

Alberta Off-Highway Vehicle Association


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News & Events

Breaking News

Public input sought for Castle parks area planning

Albertans will have new opportunities to learn about the future of conservation and recreation uses for the Castle parks area. The province will hold a series of public information sessions and stakeholder meetings beginning March 8 and continuing in the coming months.


AOHVA’s Environmentally Responsible Solution

The AOHVA has a 4-point plan to ensure that past damage is corrected and not repeated in the future. By incorporating best practices from across North America and by implementing innovative approaches to developing, managing and sustaining shared trail networks we can make Alberta the model for conflict-free recreational trail development and management.


An Open Letter to Albertans

From AOHVA President, Brent Hodgson

In every jurisdiction where OHV activities occur, it is groups like the Alberta Off-highway Vehicle Association (AOHVA) who lead the way to promote safe, responsible and respectable vehicle use.


Provincial Government slams the door on Albertans’ outdoor pursuits Op-Ed by Brent Hodgson, AOHVA President

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Alberta Off-Highway Vehicle Riders Disappointed with Decision to Shut Down All Motorized Trail Use in The Castle Area

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Alberta announced its commitment to enhance the protection of the Castle Area

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*We strongly urge you to make your voices heard, complete the survey – let the Government know what you think - before another riding area is totally lost.

Provide your comments and input to Alberta Environment and Parks at the link below – deadline is March 20, 2017.

You can find the survey here.

ALBERTA OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE ASSOCIATION (AOHVA) concerned that Albertans’ continued enjoyment of province’s open landscape is in jeopardy

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Upcoming Events

Edmonton Boat & Sportsmen’s Show March 16 – 19, 2017

AOHVA Mission Statement

Mission statement:

The Alberta Off-Highway Vehicle Association is dedicated to providing safe individual and family motorized recreational opportunities in an environmentally responsible manner.


  • Respect the environment and minimize impacts.
  • Respect the rights of other users.
  • Participate in the decisions that affect our access and use of public lands.
  • Improve public understanding by addressing issues and concerns.
  • Be responsible when riding by using designated trails and minimizing impact.
  • Obey the rules and other relevant legislation.


  • We believe that majority of motorized recreationists are responsible.
  • We believe that majority of motorized recreationists respect the environment.
  • We believe that motorized recreation is a legitimate use of public lands.
  • We believe that attitudes can be changed through education.
  • We believe that users must participate in the decisions on trail use and management.
  • We believe trails can be shared by all users.
  • We believe that the motorized recreation community provides significant economic benefit to local communities.


  • We value our privilege to ride on public lands.
  • We value the natural and archaeological treasures that our great outdoors hold.
  • We value nature and respect its diversity.
  • We value clean air, water and land.
  • We place a high value on future use of trails for our children and other users