The proposed new Forest Service snowmobile regulations are pretty much the same as the current set . . .
Snowmobile access decisions on U.S. Forest Service land would remain at the local level, under a new travel rule the agency published on Wednesday.
That’s a relief for snowmobile clubs that worried their ability to use some areas might be moved to regional or national levels. But the conservation group whose lawsuit forced the Forest Service rewrite said the new rule didn’t fix any of the old problems.
Additional material: full text of the proposed snowmobile travel rule