Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter, shown here on one of the green-sticker ATVs that may gain access to local roads through the Adventure Trails Program, explained that the Adventure Trails proposal could help the department harness state grants for OHV law enforcement. Photo by Mike Gervais
Bishop residents gathered Wednesday evening to discuss the proposed route maps for the pilot Adventure Trails program.
City and county officials, with the help of the ATV Adventure Trails group, have released four proposed routes within the city limits that, if approved, will be classified as â€śdual useâ€ť and be open to licensed drivers of off-highway vehicles such as dirt bikes, quads and side-by-sides like the Yamaha Rhino.
At Wednesdayâ€™s meeting, City Administrator Keith Caldwell and Public Works Director Dave Grah presented the four proposed routes, which will allow residents and visitors riding green sticker OHVs west of Bishop to use some city roads to access food and fuel within the city limits.
(Read more in the Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 edition of The Inyo Register.)