Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest has recently announced that, along with the Ravalli County Off Road User Association, it is inviting the public to a grand opening of the new trail system on the Darby/Sula Ranger District for OHVs 50” or less in width. The “Darby Trails” are located east of Darby in the Sapphire Mountains, which include approximately 50 miles of motorized routes.
The Forest states that the grand opening will begin at 9am on Saturday, July 22nd at Rye Creek Lodge in Darby. The event includes guided rides on both the 28-mile and 15-mile loop routes, barbecue sponsored by Al’s Cycle, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The Darby Trails project received $27,000 in grants from Polaris and Yamaha along with support from the Western Montana Trail Vehicle Riders Association.
For further information, please contact Brent Nelson at (406) 821-4844 or Ryan England at (406) 363-3433 or visit www.ravallioffroad.org.
Bitterroot National Forest Press Release
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