FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions

When is Off-Road Season in Flathead Valley?

For the 2019 season, we will operate from May 27 – September 20 depending on trail open/close dates and weather.

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation are during daylight hours from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Last rental departure time is 7:00 p.m.

When does the Rental Day Begin and End?

The rental period begins when you drive away and ends when you meet us back at the trailhead.

Departure Times

8:00 a.m.  – 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

How Long is a Full Day/Half Day Rental?

Half day rental is 3 hours and full day rental is 6 hours.

Driver Requirements

A valid driver’s license is required.

Ages from 16 – 18 can operate with a valid driver’s license and a parent in the vehicle.

Ages from 18 – 24 will need a second adult as a guarantor.

Are There Any Other Expenses?

Fuel and tax will need to be paid along with a trail conservation permit.

Conservation Permits

Each person riding in the vehicle must register and pay for a conservation permit.  Registration and payment can be done online, in 

advance, by going to the following Montana government website: https://app.mt.gov/als/index/index.html

The $21.00 per person permit is collected at that time.

Is a Deposit Required?

Half the rental cost is due at the time of booking.

This deposit is refundable if cancelled up until the the day of your rental.

Payments

We accept, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, or UnionPay.

Debit Cards are not accepted.

Rental fees do not include fuel, taxes, or conservation permit fees.

Safety Gear

Basic Safety gear such as helmets are included.

All drivers under the age of 18 are required by state law to wear a helmet.

Seat belts must be worn at all times.

The number of passengers is limited to the number of factory installed seat belts.

What Should I Bring on the Trip?

Non-alcoholic beverages, water, snacks/lunch, sunscreen, sunglasses, bandana, bug repellent, and comfortable clothing that you can get dirty.  Jeans are recommended.  

What am I responsible for?

During your rental, you are responsible for any loss of and/or damage caused to the vehicle or safety gear.

Trail Rules

Ride on legally designated OHV trails – It is illegal to ride cross-country (stay on marked trails).

A trail conservation permit is required per passenger.

A valid drivers license must be in your possession.

Obey all signs, gates, and barriers.

Drive or ride at a speed reasonable for conditions.

Seat belts must be worn at all times.

Private Property – without prior permission, it is trespassing if you drive on private property.

Right of way – people and animals have the right of way on the trail. When you meet stock such as horses, mules, Llamas, and pack goats, pull off on the downhill side, and shut off your engine.

Trails are open only during daylight hours.