OHV Permits

ATV rider at Delancy TrailheadFor off-road trail riding - on ATVs, motorcycles, dirt bikes, Jeeps, and other vehicles capable of handling rough terrain - in the National Forests in Florida, a permit system is used in certain locations to ensure visitors know and respect the resources they're exploring.
 

OHV Training

All riders 16 and under must take and pass an online course in OHV safety before using the trails in the National Forests in Florida. These courses are administered by several state-approved agencies and, depending on the curriculum, can be taken in person or online.

Take a free online ATV safety course from the ATV Safety Institute

All riders 16 and under must carry with them a certification card of the ATV safety course they have completed, or they will not be allowed to obtain an OHV permit or ride in the National Forests in Florida.
 

OHV 3 Day Trail Pass

For ATV and other off-road vehicle use. $10 per person for 3 days; $5 per person 15 years of age and under. Good on the Apalachicola and Ocala National Forests.*

OHV 3 Day Trail Passes are available at the following sites:

Self-service kiosks

As well as all sites where OHV Annual Passes are available.
 

OHV Annual Pass

For ATV and other off-road vehicle use. $75 per year; good for one year from month of purchase. The pass is good on OHV trails on both the Apalachicola and Ocala National Forests.* Purchase is per person, not vehicle.

OHV Annual Passes are available at the following sites:

Self-service kiosks

In person

  • Supervisor's Office, Tallahassee

* No passes are required for OHV use in the Osceola National Forest. OHV use in the Osceola National Forest is limited to specific forest roads in the southwest quadrant of the forest. Please consult the Osceola National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map for details.

 





https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/florida/passes-permits/?cid=stelprdb5269317