Government of New Brunswick

All-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles can be driven on approved trails or your own private property. The network of trails across the province is continually growing so please contact the New Brunswick All Terrain Vehicle Federation or New Brunswick Federation of Snowmobile Clubs for the most up-to-date information on approved trails.

For snowmobiles using NB managed trails, a trail pass must be permanently attached to the bottom centre of the windshield. (If no windshield, pass must be attached on the left side of the front of the cowling.

For all-terrain vehicles using managed trails, a trail pass must be securely attached to the vehicle and be clearly visible.


Be respectful and responsible - stay away from environmentally sensitive areas such as wetlands and sand dunes;

Stay off private properties, plantations, beaches;

Use approved off-road vehicle bridges to cross waterways whenever possible;

It is illegal to ride up and down streams.

Am I allowed to cross highways?

Off-road vehicles cannot be driven within 7.5 metres of a highway, unless on an approved trail.

Operators under the age of 16 are not allowed to cross any “two-lane” highways.

If you are crossing a highway you must:

  • bring the vehicle to a complete stop before crossing
  • drive your vehicle directly across the highway