Summer is here (maybe not officially, but we're calling it now!). And with summer comes riding season! While we all love riding our own trails, nothing beats a little riding trip, and matter where you are in the country you are bound to find a UTV riding event close by.
Here are some of our favorite events across the U.S. this summer:
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Fees: $45 adult, $25 children
Located at the Dunes Recreation Park on the Oregon coast, this event features sand drags, demo tracks, a freestyle show, poker run and much more. Camping and RV parks are available on site, and hotels are nearby.
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With daily poker rides, ATV/UTV show, UTV soccer, Drag races, kids mud races and themed dinner parties, this central Utah event is truly a family affair. Located a 3-hour drive south of Salt Lake City, Marysvale has ample hotels and RV parks. Dogs are allowed, but drivers are encouraged to only bring them along on beginner level rides.
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Fees: $88 before August 1 and $100 thereafter
Daily group rides, an ATV rodeo, a poker run, and some of the best riding trails in the country await Bryce Rally participants. With daily breakfasts, activities, vendors and a final group dinner, this is the perfect event for the whole family.
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Fees: $89 self-guided, $109 with group rides, kids 6-15 free
Located in the mountains between Sun Valley and Yellowstone, this rally provides family fun with amazing scenery. Daily guided rides, a scavenger hunt, light parade and even a haunted ghost town night ride await you. On-site campground available, as well as RV parks and motels nearby.
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Located at North America's biggest sand dunes, this is an event no UTV enthusiast will want to miss! Dune bashing, raffles, group rides, and relay races await you in Eastern Idaho. The event is held at the site of an RV park, so bring your trailer or stay at a hotel nearby.
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Entrance fees: $40 1 day pass, $60 weekend pass, $80 VIP weekend
Located at Quadna Mountain Park, this event includes an obstacle course, poker run, sled pull, and mud bog, this is the perfect family friendly ATV/UTV competition to kick off your midwest riding season. Tent and RV camping sites are available in the park, and there are a range of hotels/motels in an easy driving distance.
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With the 2016 event attracting over 6,000 people, this festival located in the Jericho Mountain State Park is a UTV enthusiast's dream. With over 80 miles of trails, attendees can expect riding, mud races, demo rides, live music, and food. Campgrounds and hotels nearby.
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Hosted at Rock Run Recreation Park with over 140 miles of trails, summer blast is back for its 4th year. With track riding, trail riding, demo rides, and music, this festival is fun for all. Camping available on site.No matter where you live, there’s sure to be a fun UTV event close by. For a full list, check out UTV Action Magazine’s Best Places to Ride in 2017 . Be safe out there and have fun (we know you will!).