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ATV Tours and Trap Shooting in Northern California: A Thrilling Combo

According to Penn State, nearly 50% of Americans participate in outdoor recreation. The United States has an abundance of state parks and other pristine areas for enjoying a wide range of pursuits. These include hiking, mountain climbing, horseback riding, or simply relaxing in the great outdoors. Some areas, like California’s Lost Sierra, feature extra, unique opportunities for enjoyment, and one of the best ones is ATV tours combined with trap shooting.

Keep reading to find out more about this exciting activity and why you should try it soon.

What Is Trap Shooting?

Back in the 18th century, European hunters would fine-tune their shooting skills by aiming at live pigeons released randomly from ‘traps’ on the ground.

This early type of target practice has now taken on a more humane form. Nowadays, trap shooting involves eco-friendly clay discs instead of birds.

That makes trap shoots an accessible and entertaining outdoor activity. It’s available at suitable destinations across the country, and interest in target shooting activities, like trap shoots, continues growing every year.

Trap Shooting With a Difference

One way to maximize your outdoor enjoyment is by combining an ATV tour with trap shooting. During this all-day adventure, you’ll traverse the heights of California’s Sierra Mountains to reach a secluded trap shooting range.

As you drive, you’ll enjoy the thrill of riding along off-road tracks past meadows, valleys, and streams. Along the way, an experienced guide will entertain you with informative snippets about your surroundings.

When you reach the trap shooting range, you’ll get all the instructions and safety gear you need to enjoy trap shooting safely.

Add Extra Enjoyment to Your ATV Tour

This activity suits adventurers both young and old and is an excellent team-building activity, too.

Participants may add trap shooting to either one of our all-terrain vehicle tour packages. You can also opt to include a tri-tip BBQ at the end of the ride, including salads, beans, bread rolls, and drinks.

It’s a perfectly relaxing end to a day of adrenaline-fuelled outdoor activity.

What to Bring for Your ATV and Trap Shooting Outing

Comfortable, casual clothing is ideal for your ATV ride. Avoid clothes that are too tight, and remember your clothes may pick up a lot of grime and dust along the way, so save your expensive designer gear for another occasion.

If you have the correct ATV riding gear, that works best, although some riders find this clothing a little hot for our climate. We provide approved helmets, but you can bring your own if you prefer.

Closed-toed shoes are a must, and long-sleeved shirts are best.

Get Out There!

Riding an ATV is a healthy, mildly strenuous exercise that helps relieve stress. You can go as fast or as slowly as you like during an ATV tour, and your tour operator provides all the necessary safety gear.

Isn’t it about time you tried trap shooting in one of California’s most spectacular scenic areas? Get in touch to explore the exciting world of ride-and-shoot outdoor adventures in California’s Lost Sierra.