FAQ

  • How do I join Hilltown Riders?
    To begin the process, please visit our Contact page and select Join/Request a Tour. Fill in your information and submit. One of our tour guides will get in touch with you set up a tour and get the ball rolling. We require all potential members to take a tour, be read the club’s basic rules, and sign a form stating that they understand and will abide by those rules. Please visit our Membership page to learn more. 
  • What are the membership fees?
    A standard membership is $200.00 for the household per year. If you volunteer to help out on trail maintenance and/or other club activities, you may receive a $100.00 discount the following year. A membership includes everyone living in a single household.
  • What types of machines are allowed in your club?
    ATVs, Dirt Bikes, UTVs / side by sides. We ask that all machines be equipped with spark arrestors to keep down noise and chance of fires. Snowmobiles are not allowed on the property.
  • Can I ride 2-up on an ATV?
    ATVs factory designed for two persons are allowed on the property and may be used by a rider and passenger. ATVs which have been modified by attaching a rear seat are not allowed to be used with a passenger.
  • Does the club participate in area events ?
    Yes, we attend events such as arenacross, motocross and county fairs, along with other OHV events occurring in the Capital Region to promote the club. Through our members only forum we have organized trips to major trail systems including Hatfield McCoy, the VASA system, and New Hampshire.
  • Does the machine need to be registered and insured?
    Hilltown Riders requires a copy of your ATV insurance.
  • Are helmets required?
    Yes, helmets are required for anyone riding! This includes all passengers riding in SxS machines.
  • Do you have many trails?
    There are many marked trails and more to come!
  • How long are the trails?
    There are over 30 miles of trails on 2,000 acres.
  • How difficult are the trails?
    Trails are marked easy, medium and difficult.
  • Are the trails kid machine friendly?
    Yes, the easy trails work fine with the smaller children’s machines. We even have a small system within view of the clubhouse specifically maintained for the kids.
  • I live some distance away, what about a place to stay?
    There are several places to spend the night off of I-90 in East Greenbush.
  • Can I visit the trails before I join?
    Yes! In fact taking a tour is now a mandatory part of the membership process. Please fill out the contact form to set something up.
  • In what part of NY are the trails located?
    Our trails are located 20 minutes east of Albany right off I-90.