AZBDR Re-Route Section 5 - Forest Road 203 - Re-Route

May 11th, 2018
Due to severe flooding Forest Road 203 is impassable or has become extremely difficult and a re-route of the AZBDR is necessary.

COBDR: Cottonwood Pass to Close Summer 2018

May 11th, 2018
A portion of Section 3 of the Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route will be closed for the entire 2018 summer riding season. Cottonwood Pass which travels over the Continental Divide from Taylor Park on the west to Buena Vista on the east, will be closed this summer (2018). The pass is dirt on the west side and paved on the east. Detour available.

AZBDR Sec 6: Tinder Fire Re-Route Still in Effect

May 11th, 2018
Arizona Tinder Fire closes portion of AZBDR Sec AZ6 Young to Winona is still in effect. FR 139 to FR 95 just north of FR 300 has been closed due to the Tinder Fire on FR 95. We suggest you stay on FR 300 Rim road to Hwy 87 then go north to re-join the route where it crosses hwy 87 at FR 211. GPS tracks and link to Forest Service Closure Order.

UTBDR: La Sal Loop Road Open for Season

May 15th, 2018
The LaSal Loop Rd north of Moab was temporarily closed due to road construction at the north end just before Castle Valley Road. The construction is almost done but the road is now open to the public.

MABDR RE-ROUTE IN SEC 6 - To avoid private land

May 7th, 2018
There is a short section of private land that the BDR route crosses, just north of East Waterford. We were unaware of the private ownership and need everyone to please download the new track to avoid this parcel.

Arizona Fire Restrictions Update

Apr 28th, 2018
Drought conditions, warm temperatures, and increasing fire danger have prompted the Tonto National Forest to implement fire restrictions on the Tonto National Forest beginning at 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Fire-causing activities will be prohibited across the entire Tonto National Forest.

NVBDR: Section 6 Change

Apr 17th, 2018
Section 6 of the NVBDR has been changed to bypass a section of BLM road that passes through a ranch. The GPS file has been updated.

The Backcountry Discovery Routes Releases the Mid-Atlantic BDR

Feb 10th, 2018
BDR announces its eighth route, the Mid-Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route (MABDR), produced in partnership with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Cross Country Cycle. The MABDR release includes free GPS tracks of the route and helpful ride-planning resources available at

MABDR Movie Premieres - U.S. Tour Dates and Locations

Jan 5th, 2018
Escape the city and discover the Mid-Atlantic BDR, a scenic dual-sport adventure on dirt, gravel and paved roads through remote parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Starting in Damascus, VA, and ending in Lawrenceville, Tioga County, PA, this 1,080-mile route primarily uses forest roads and rural country lanes through the Appalachian mountains, majestic forests, bucolic farming landscapes, Amish country, and locations that played pivotal roles in early American history.

How to Host a BDR Movie Premiere

Jan 5th, 2018
Make your dealership a stop on the Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route (MABDR) movie tour happening across the U.S. beginning February of 2018. Cost and benefits of hosting the MABDR movie event.

Save the Date: Zion Adventure Ride - 2018 BDR Fundraiser - SOLD OUT

Jan 3rd, 2018
This event is SOLD OUT! // Join the BDR Team, Members, Ambassadors, and ADV enthusiasts for the Fifth Annual BDR Fundraiser, the Zion Adventure Ride, and help raise funds required to create new routes and preserve riding opportunities for the ADV community.

2017 BDR Holiday Auction Fundraiser - ENDED

Dec 6th, 2017
Just in time for the Holiday Season, give the gift of the BDR to yourself or your loved ones! The annual BDR Holiday Auction Fundrasier features unique BDR experiences and ADV-moto-inspired packages you can't get anywhere else. It's time to make your BDR dreams come true!

BDR at Long Beach IMS Show - Nov 17-19, 2017

Nov 17th, 2017
Visit the BDR booth at the Long Beach IMS Show! We'll be in the Adventure Out! Section of the Show, booth 2735. Stop by to learn about the upcoming releases of the Mid-Atlantic BDR, and the highly anticipated Southern California BDR. We'll also have lots of give-aways for guests who sign up for the new 2018 Membership Program at the show.

IDBDR: Barber Flat Bridge Open to Full-Size Vehicles

Nov 17th, 2017
The Barber Flat bridge on the IDBDR that has only allowed 50” or smaller vehicles to travel across, will now allow full sized vehicles.

Make Your Voice Heard - Attend the Nevada BLM Listening Sessions

Nov 7th, 2017
ATTN: Nevada ADV enthusiasts! Help BLM provide better access to high quality OHV recreation experiences in Nevada by attending one of the scheduled listening sessions.

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