The coronavirus pandemic has done nothing to slow down ATV and UTV riders in Allamakee County, Iowa.
In fact, Allamakee County ATV/UTV Club president Beau Bennett says the pandemic has increased the number of active members in the club.
That elevated interest has led to increased enthusiasm for the sport and may help coun-ty and club organizers make the dream of having a permanent trail system a reality.
Bennett has been the president of the club for over a year. He oversees a group of roughly 360 paid registered riders and nearly 1,000 followers on the club Facebook page, Allamakee County ATV/UTV Club. While the group is based in Allamakee County, Bennett notes they have members from neighboring counties such as Clayton and Winneshiek.
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