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If you plan to enjoy Wyoming’s off-road riding areas and trails, you’ll want to know the OHV permit requirements and ATV/UTV laws you’ll need to follow.
This page will provide you with the details on OHV stickers and ATV registration for Wyoming residents and out-of-state visitors.
For more information and other details regarding ATVs, UTVs, and other off-road vehicles and recreation areas, please visit: https://wyoparks.wyo.gov/
Wyoming ATV Registration Requirements & ORV Stickers
You’ll need to register your ATV in order to ride it on public lands in Wyoming.
ORV permits are required to ride an ATV on public lands.
You can buy a permit online here: https://wyomingstateparks.reserveamerica.com/pos.page
Both residents and non-residents are required to purchase an ORV permit.
WY ORV permits are valid for 1 year.
The fee for your annual permit is $15.
You may also be eligible to title and register your ORV as a multi-purpose vehicle through the WYDOT.
To title and register your ATV as a multi-purpose vehicle, you’ll need to present the following to your local county clerk:
- Proof of ownership.
- VIN number or ID number.
- Payment for your taxes and registration fees.
After you register the ATV, you’ll receive a license plate and decals which will need to be placed on the rear of the vehicle.
You must hold a valid driver’s license to ride a multi-purpose ATV on approved roadways in the state.
The ATV must be equipped with:
- Tail light.
- Brake lights.
- 4 tires in contact with the ground.
- Empty weight of 300 to 3,000 lbs.
- Seat or saddle at least 24” above the ground.
ATV & Off-Road Vehicle Laws in Wyoming
Be sure to check the rules, regulations and fees for the Wyoming off-road trails you plan on riding. Local laws and regulations may vary.
Riding on the highway is generally prohibited unless making a legal crossing.
Regardless of whether a particular state or trail requires it, ATV/UTV and dirt bike riders and passengers should always wear the proper safety equipment and helmets while riding.
Never operate an off-road vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Failing to obey the off-road vehicle laws of Wyoming and the local jurisdiction may result in tickets, fines, and penalties.