In One Town, It's Live Free and Ride (ATVs) Residents of northern New Hampshire are staking their economic future on a new kind of tourist. Faced with the decline of the paper industry, Berlin, N.H., hopes to capitalize on the increasing popularity of All-Terrain Vehicles. Berlin is creating one of the nation's largest ATV parks in hopes of attracting riders -- and their money.
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In One Town, It's Live Free and Ride (ATVs)

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In One Town, It's Live Free and Ride (ATVs)

In One Town, It's Live Free and Ride (ATVs)

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Residents of northern New Hampshire are staking their economic future on a new kind of tourist. Faced with the decline of the paper industry, Berlin, N.H., hopes to capitalize on the increasing popularity of All Terrain Vehicles. ATVs can tear up the ground as they roar through the woods, leaving exhaust in their trail.

'Some communities have tried to ban them. But they're welcome in Berlin, which is creating one of the nation's largest ATV parks in hopes of attracting riders — and their money — from all over.