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OHV Halloween parade, Nevada Outdoor School offered this weekend at Sand Mountain


An OHV Halloween parade is set for Oct. 26 at Sand Mountain Recreation Area.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A lighted Halloween parade for off-highway vehicles will be held Oct. 26 at Sand Mountain Recreation Area, 25 miles east of Fallon. Also this weekend, the Nevada Outdoor School providing All Terrain Vehicle Rider Safety certification will be offered Oct. 25 and 26.

The OHV parade, now in its third year, starts the evening of Oct. 26 and is open to two classes of vehicles: all-terrain/utility terrain vehicles and trucks/buggies. Vehicles will compete in various events on the dunes, and prizes will be awarded to winners in each event.

The Nevada Outdoor School runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26, and provides ATV Rider Safety certification and Tread Lightly course information. Those interested in the courses should look for the Nevada Outdoor School booth in Vendor Row at Sand Mountain. Classes are geared to riders ages 6-15.

Nevada state OHV or other valid state OHV registration is required of all OHVs on public lands by the state of Nevada. For information on Nevada OHV registration, click here.

Sand Mountain is operated by the Bureau of Land Management. Annual and weekly passes can be bought at the 1340 Financial Blvd. in Reno and at 5665 Morgan Mill Road in Carson City. Passes also are available at Sand Mountain or by phone, 775-885-6000.

Chris Moran
Chris Moranhttp://travelnevada.com
Chris Moran has lived in Reno since 1996, and currently works at the Nevada Division of Tourism as a public relations specialist. She is a former editor and writer at the Reno Gazette-Journal, and has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Her hobbies include skiing, hiking, reading, photography, coffee and coffeehouses, and exploring Nevada. Check out her blog at www.ChrisinNevada.wordpress.com.




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