Hudson's Hope granted $20,000 for ATV campground

Hudson's Hope has received a slice of $200,000 in provincial funding for off-road recreation.

The district received $20,000 for the building of an ATV campground at Dinosaur Lake that will connect ATV users to the local trail network, the province announced Friday.

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The funds are coming from the ORV Trail Fund, funded from a portion of registration fees collected by ICBC under the Off Road Vehicle Act. 

In all, 22 organizations received funding.

Other northern B.C. groups to receive funding include the Prince George ATV Club, which received $7,940 to develop a programs related to promoting ORV safety and training.

The Valemount and Area Recreation Development Association received $6,000 for the maintenance of two winter snowmobile shelters along the Upper Westridge and Lower Westridge Family Loop trails there.

The Quesnel Cross Country Motorcycle Association received $8,929 to replace two bridges on the Hangman Trail network.

The next intake of applications will begin in early 2020.

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