By Jose Blanco
May 18, 2012
Considering the 383,000 acres of national forest, I felt there had to be some ATV trails around. After reviewing the Motor Vehicle Use map that I got from the Parks and Wildlife office, I found eight entrances to what seem to be exciting trails; however, gaining access to them requires putting my ATV or other off road vehicle on a boat sailing to either Traitors Cove or Thorne Arm, both of which seem to be about 20 miles away from Ketchikan.
My question, to whomever it may address, is while I do appreciate roads and trails being identified for off road use, was it not addressed that access to these roads may not be accessible to the general public who do not own a method to transport these vehicles to the trail heads? Is it possible to give us one or two trails around here, more accessible to those of us without the means to circumnavigate Revillagigedo Island to spend a day of off road fun family fun?
About: "I am new to Ketchikan and am here with the Coast Guard."
Received May 12, 2012 - Published May 18, 2012
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