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Forestry committee continues motorcycle ban on ATV trails



HURLEY — Iron County will continue to prohibit motorcycles on all-terrain vehicle trails in the county.

The Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee agreed Tuesday to keep the ban in place, at least until the state devises a way to provide additional revenue for trail upkeep.

“The reason this has come about is the state has recently passed a new law that is going to allow motorcycle use on ATV trails,” County Forest Administrator Eric Peterson said. “The state has approved ... the formation of a council, similar to the (off-road vehicle...

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