Michigan residents and nonresidents legally can ride DNR-designated routes and trails without purchasing an ORV license or trail permit June 9-10, 2018. A second Free ORV Weekend will be announced soon.
Thousands of miles of state forest roads have recently opened to ORV use. Beginning Jan. 1, of the total 7,552 miles of state forest roads in the Northern Lower Peninsula, 6,308 miles will be open to ORV use. An ORV license is required.