New Hampshire Bill to Permit Larger Off-Highway Vehicles at Jericho Mountain State Park to be Considered on Jan. 19, 2016


DON’T DELAY!  Please request support for H.B. 1170 immediately from the New Hampshire House Resources, Recreation and Development Committee (Full List Below) by emailing now:

You may use the following points in your message:

  • Under New Hampshire law, "Off highway recreational vehicle means any mechanically propelled vehicle used for pleasure or recreational purposes running on rubber tires, tracks, or cushion of air and dependent on the ground or surface for travel, or other unimproved terrain whether covered by ice or snow or not, where the operator sits in or on the vehicle.”
  • When an OHRV is being used for transportation purposes only, it is not being used for recreational purposes. 

Overview: Legislation (H.B. 1170) to re-establish the authority of the Bureau of Trails to permit larger off-highway recreational vehicles (OHRVs) at Jericho Mountain State Park will be considered by the House Resources, Recreation and Development Committee on January 19, 2016.     


New Hampshire House Resources, Recreation and Development Committee

Representative Chris Christensen  

Representative Beverly Ferrante    

Representative Paula E. Bradley      

Representative Paula Francese

Representative Suzanne H. Gottling

Representative Linda Gould

Representative Eric Johnson

Representative Kevin G. Maes

Representative Carolyn Matthews

Representative Jim McConnell

Representative Carol McGuire

Representative Lee Walker Oxenham

Representative Henry A.L. Parkhurst

Representative John Potucek

Representative Frederick C. Rice    

Representative David H. Russell      

Representative Suzanne Smith

Representative Judith Spang

Representative Yvonne Thomas     

Representative Ted S. Wright