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Welcome to Prescott Trail Riders
WHAT: PTR Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up
WHEN: Wednesday May 31st @ 9AM
WHERE: Hwy 89, Just north of Burro Inn, Wilhoit (Under cottonwood tree on east side of 89)
PTR’s first adopt-a-highway cleanup effort on highway 89 will be held Wednesday May 31st at 9AM. The staging will be by the big tree just east of the Burro Inn in Wilhoit (on south side of 89). Please watch the linked ADOT safety video and wear appropriate clothing (hat, gloves, shades, and protective footwear). PTR will provide the garbage grabbers and trash bags. Coordinates: 34.42756430475699, -112.58201346037387
WHAT: PTR Club Meeting
WHEN: Monday June 5th @ 6PM
WHERE: Freeman Building, Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds
Our next monthly meeting will be held at 6pm on Monday June 5th, 2023 in the Freeman Building at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds. Topics for discussion will include a recap of the 2023 Lynx Creek Hare Scramble, our first Adopt-A-Highway cleanup day, upcoming trail work, the BRC’s campaign against a BLM proposal for “Conservation Rules” that would limit access to public lands, and our parking support for the 136th edition of the World’s Oldest Rodeo®, and Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit plans.
Food and drinks will be available for purchase (cash only.)
Freeman Building, Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive, Prescott
We hope to see you there!
WHAT: Trail Workday
WHEN: Saturday June 10th, 2023 @ 9AM
WHERE: Prescott National Forest, Loop #348 in the Prescott Basin
We will be staging at intersection of 348/707/Wolf Creek Rd (97) (about 34.455287, -112.449483 GPS coordinates). Lunch will be provided at the PTR trailer staging location, although you should bring you own water. Please review the details link below for more details, directions, and clothing & protective gear requirements.
Please check your e-mail and/or FB PTR group posts on Saturday morning in case the trail workday has been cancelled for any reason.
WHAT: PTR Parking at 136th World’s Oldest Rodeo®
WHEN: 4-7 PM June 28th– July 4th (and 10AM-1PM on Saturday July 1st)
WHERE: Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds, Prescott
Once again, we’ve been given the opportunity to help fund our trail work activity by parking cars at the eight performances of The Worlds Oldest Rodeo® which will be held Wednesday June 28th through Tuesday July 4th at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds. Volunteers will help direct parking, shuttle patrons, etc. from roughly 4-7 PM each day (plus a 10AM-1PM shift on Saturday morning, July 1st).
This is a fun event, and once parking is done you can grab some food and watch some of the action from Rodeo Hospitality. To volunteer for this event, please download and complete the linked waiver form and bring it to the June 5th PTR meeting (or e-mail PrescottTrailRiders@gmail.com ).
ACTION NEEDED- Support the Blue Ribbon Coalition’s by voicing your concerns of the Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to sell and lease land for “Conservation Leases”. This change to the Federal Land Policy Management Act (FLPMA) would be problematic for various reasons. Read more and watch their podcast here.
Prescott Trail Riders promotes motorized recreation in the Prescott National Forest and Central Arizona region. PTR works with local businesses, government agencies, environmental organizations, and other motorized sports organizations to preserve the local trails and establish new ones. Prescott Trail Riders strive to be the leader in expanding responsible land use for off-highway vehicles, ensuring availability and access for future generations.
Prescott Trail Riders (PTR) is a non-profit motorized off-highway vehicle club located in Prescott, Arizona.