Metallak ATV club http://nhpr.org en Federal Grant To Help Promote "Ride The Wilds" ATV Tourism Effort http://nhpr.org/post/federal-grant-help-promote-ride-wilds-atv-tourism-effort <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An attempt to boost the economy of the North Country by drawing tourists to a 1,000-mile network of ATV trails is getting a boost itself as the federal government is providing about $152,000.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;“This is a tremendous shot in the arm for the 'Ride the Wilds' marketing program,” said Harry Brown, the president of New </span>Hampshire Off<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Highway Vehicle Association.</span></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:00:34 +0000 Chris Jensen 50448 at http://nhpr.org Federal Grant To Help Promote "Ride The Wilds" ATV Tourism Effort Colebrook Opens Streets To Welcome ATV Tourists http://nhpr.org/post/colebrook-opens-streets-welcome-atv-tourists <p>The town of Colebrook in the North Country has taken a new step to try and attract ATV-riding tourists.</p><p>It’s opening up some of its streets to the all-terrain vehicles.</p><p>NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p>Colebrook’s select board has approved opening up 21 streets in the town to ATV riders, says Jules Kennett, one of the three selectmen.</p><p><em>&nbsp;“We finally came up with what we believe is the safest, most accessible way to get the ATVers into the center of town.”</em></p><p>The speed limit would be 10 miles per hour.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:31:57 +0000 Chris Jensen 19929 at http://nhpr.org Colebrook Opens Streets To Welcome ATV Tourists Linking ATV Riding Areas And Hoping To Boost The North Country's Economy http://nhpr.org/post/linking-atv-riding-areas-and-hoping-boost-north-countrys-economy <p>Harry Brown shuts off his ATV on the side of a cross-country ski trail notched in the woods above the Balsams Grand Resort.</p><p>&nbsp;&ldquo;We&rsquo;re going to head north out of the Balsams property,&rdquo; he says.</p><p>Brown is among those working on a new network of ATV trails through the North Country.</p><p>Currently ATV enthusiasts have permission to ride in a half dozen places including Jericho Mountain State Park in Berlin and on private land.</p><p>But ATV enthusiasts say touring the same trails again and again can be boring.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 5931 at http://nhpr.org Linking ATV Riding Areas And Hoping To Boost The North Country's Economy