OHRV and Snowmobile Safety Education

Traditional and Online Safety Courses for Operating an OHRV or Snowmobile

Snowmobiles Riding on TrailThe New Hampshire Fish and Game Department strongly recommends that all riders participate in a Safety Education Class. State law requires that all operators 12 years of age and over must possess either a valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s License or must have successfully completed an approved OHRV or Snowmobile Safety Education Class when operating off their own property. The safety certificate is valid for both OHRV and snowmobile operation; two separate courses are not required.


Traditional OHRV / Snowmobile Safety Education Courses

Safety Education Courses for snowmobiles, All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), trail bikes, and UTVs are taught by Fish and Game-certified volunteer instructors. This page is updated frequently with new courses. The safety course certifies individuals 12 years of age and older. There is no charge to take the courses, and parents are encouraged to stay during class time. NOTE: Pre-registration is required for all courses. To register, contact instructor listed.

Be considerate. If you have signed up for a class and are unable to attend, please call the course contact person as soon as possible. Most classes have a waiting list. Thank you for your assistance.


Upcoming Courses


  • 6/29/2024 8:00-3:00
  • NHFG Region 1 Office, 629B Main Street
  • Must pre-register by calling (603) 393-9004
  • Leave voicemail if no answer; bring lunch; parents encouraged to attend