IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE ACCIDENTS.
RIVERSIDE STATE PARK IS OPENING A NEW BEGINNER-LEVEL
RIDING AREA FOR OFF ROAD VEHICLES.
IT'S LOCATED AT THE CURRENT O-R-V PARK JUST OFF SEVEN-MILE
KXLY 4'S CAITI CURREY IS WORKING FOR YOU TONIGHT WITH
MORE DETAILS ON THE NEW ADDITION.
Nadine Riverside State Park is the only State Park
that has an off road vehicle riding facility, and
they wanted to make it as safe as possible, for all
THE 20 ACRE OFF ROAD TRAINING FACILITY IS THE FIRST
NEW ADDITION TO RIVERSIDE STATE PARK SINCE IT OPENED
IN THE 1980'S.
THE PROJECT HAS BEEN IN THE WORKS FOR SEVERAL YEARS.
this was two years in development and it took a whole
year to construct.
THE TWO-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLAR PROJECT WAS FUNDED
THROUGH A GRANT FROM ORV TAG FEES.
This is all user money befefitting useres
STEVE MAY SAY'S THIS FACILITY IS ONE OF THE FIRST
OF IT'S KIND IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY.
THE IDEA ORIGINATED AS A WAY TO MINIMIZE ACCIDENTS
THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE ORV PARK.
Part of the conflict was We had little people mixed
in with big bikes and that kind of thing, now we have
a special area just for brand new riders.
THE COURSES MAIN FOCUS.
pervention, we don't want to have the tragety of hearing
something hapen, we want to prevent that in the first
THE NEW FACILITY IS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES WHO ARE
LOOKING TO IMPROVE ON THEIR RIDING SKILLS...
WITHOUT THE ADDED PRESSURE AND DANGER OF ADVANCED
RIDERS AROUND THEM.
It's targeted at people who are just riding for the
Little people, big people, atv's and motorcycles.
EVERY ASPECT OF THE COURSE WAS BUILT WITH A NEW RIDER
FROM THE PATH.
TO THE SMOOTH GROUND.
AND WIDE TURNS.
This way they can just concentrate on what they're
doing and have a good time, and be ready to ride because
that's what it's all about.
THE FACILITY IS OPEN YEAR ROUND TO ANYONE WITH A DISCOVER
AND OCCASIONALY CLASSES WILL BE HELD FOR BEGINNERS.
The training facility officially opens this Sunday,
and it just so happens to be Mother's Day when all
the state are free for anyone who wants to come out
an enjoy the outdoors we'll have all the information
on our website at kxly.com.
Reporting in Spokane, Caiti Currey KXLY 4 news.