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Battle Mountain District Office
Release Date: 03/27/12
Contacts: Ethan Arky , 775-635-4063 ,
News Release No. BMDO 2012-18

BLM is Looking for a Volunteer Host for the Shoshone Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System

Battle Mountain, NV – Are you looking for something fun to do in the Battle Mountain area? Do you love the outdoors, riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and interacting with people? If you said yes to these questions then the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has the perfect volunteer position for you. The BLM is looking for a volunteer host for the Shoshone Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System (OHV), located 25 miles south of Battle Mountain on the east side of State Route 305.

As the host, you would be an ambassador for the trail system. Tasks include, recording the number of visitors, monitoring the type and manner of use, and educating visitors on appropriate ATV use. The BLM will provide training, cost reimbursement at $25/day, quarters at the OHV Trail Head, and an ATV. The position would last from approximately June 15 to September 30.

If you are interested, please submit a resume with your skills, experience, and abilities, to BLM, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, NV 89820 or visit the office.

For more information contact Ethan Arky, Outdoor Recreation Planner at, 775-635-4063 or email

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.

Battle Mountain District Office   50 Bastian Rd.      Battle Mountain, NV 89820  

Last updated: 03-27-2012