person riding an ATV

The Northumberland County Forest offers more than 40 km of ATV trails.

View our ATV Trails Brochure


  • Trails are closed to ATV's annually from November 1 to May 15 each year.
  • Riders must be members of the Ontario Federation of ATV (OFATV) Clubs. The local club for the OFATV is the NDATV Club. Please contact the club to purchase a membership.
  • ATVs must be plated, insured and comply with all applicable provincial and municipal laws such as the Off-Road Vehicles Act and the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand ATV By-Law 64-2008.
  • Respect private property.
  • Respect other users.
  • When encountering horseback riders, shut off your engine, remove your helmet and ask the rider for future direction.
  • Do not litter.
  • Do not have campfires.
  • Comply with all application laws and by-laws.

The Northumberland O.P.P. and municipal by-law enforcement officers patrol the Northumberland County Forest.