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OHV in Nevada is $1.6 billion industry

The study results are part of Nevada’s 2005 State Recreational Trails Plan which is the State’s guide to the provision and improvement of recreational trail opportunities for the citizens of Nevada and its many visitors. The goal of Nevada’s 2005 State Recreational Trails Plan is “to increase and improve the quality of trail activity opportunities in Nevada.”

The Trail Activities in the Nevada survey conducted by Nevada Division of State Parks found that:

  • 61.3 % of Nevada residents participated in a recreational trail activity in the twelve (12) months preceding the questionnaire
  • Walking is the most popular trail activity, with 55% of Nevadans participating in the past twelve (12) months, and 41.5% expecting to participate in the future
  • Trail users spend an average of 20.5 days on the trails per year
  • The average party size for trail users is 4.2 people per outing
  • Trail users travel an average of 10.7 miles per day
  • Non-motorized trail users travel an average of 6.68 miles per day
  • Motorized trail users travel an average of 30.02 miles per day
  • There are 425,435 OHVs, ATVs, snowmobiles and dirt bikes in Nevada
  • The number one limiting factor for participation in trail activities is lack of time
  • The main source of information about trails in Nevada is word of mouth
  • 6.9% of respondents belong to a trail or riding club, or trail related organization
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