Minnesota ATV Law
A person may not intentionally operate an off-highway vehicle:
- on a trail on public land that is designated or signed for nonmotorized use only;
- on restricted areas within public lands that are posted or where gates or other clearly visible structures are placed to prevent unauthorized motorized vehicle access;
- except as specifically authorized by law or rule adopted by the commissioner, in unfrozen public waters, as defined in section 103G.005; in a state park; in a scientific and natural area; or in a wildlife management area;
- Use of off-highway vehicles is prohibited on state land administered by the commissioner of natural resources, and on county-administered forest land within the boundaries of a state forest, except on roads and trails specifically designated and posted by the commissioner for use by off-highway vehicles;
- Except for designated forest roads, a person must not operate an off-highway vehicle on state forest lands during the firearms deer hunting season in areas of the state where deer may be taken by rifle. This paragraph does not apply to a person in possession of a valid deer hunting license operating an off-highway vehicle before or after legal shooting hours or from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Minn. Stat. Ann. § 84.777
Registration required, pursuant to regulations.
Minn. Stat. Ann. § 84.802
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