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Help Protect the Smith River Watershed from Off-Road Vehicle Damage

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The Forest Service is currently deciding how to manage off-road vehicle use in the Smith River

Smith River
Photo by Scott Harding
National Recreation Area. The "proposed action" would encourage off-road vehicles use in exceptional wildlands, threatening water quality and rare botanical species that are found nowhere else in the world. In 1990 Congress designated much of the Forest Service lands in the Smith River Watershed as a National Recreation Area to protect its botanical and hydrological values.  Those values are now at-risk to damage from from irresponsible off-road vehicle use.

Click Here to Take Action! Tell the District Ranger that you want to protect this special place from ORV damage that could cause irreversible damage to this sensitive ecosystem.