Atv Trails In West Virginia

West Virginia is home to many ATV trail parks, offering riders hundreds of miles of trails

All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) riding is a favorite outdoor activity in West Virginia. Many people also use ATVs as a primary mode of transportation while traveling across fields or mountains. If you’re interested in enjoying an adventurous ride on designated trails, West Virginia offers a great variety of off-road terrain.

Hatfield McCoy Trails

Hatfield-McCoy Trails span more than 600 miles throughout the southwest area of West Virginia. With a central location in Ryburn, Hatfield-McCoy consist of six major trail systems that branch out through mountain passes, open fields and wooded areas. Many of the trails converge with “ATV-friendly towns” where riders can stop for lunch or a brief walk. Yearly permit fees for West Virginia residents cost $26.50, and can be obtained at the park’s visitor center, trailheads, and through Hatfield McCoy’s website. October, 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of Hatfield-McCoy hosting the National Trail Fest, the country’s largest ATV riding festival.

Hatfield McCoy Trails

Ritch Creek Road & Route 10 South

Lyburn, WV


Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park

Burning Rock ATV Trail Park consists of 100 miles of trails within nearly 8,000 acres of West Virginia forest. Located in Sophia, Burning Rock offers riders of every skill level varied terrain and slope. Permits are required before riding the trails, and can be purchased at Burning Rock‘s website, or at the on-site general store. Permit fees vary depending on residency and length of use, such as one-day or year-long permits. All riders must wear helmets while on the trails, and riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Burning Rock also offers guests overnight lodging, including luxury or rustic type cabins.

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Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park

171 Burning Rock Drive

Sophia, WV 25921


ACE Adventure Resort

ACE Adventure Resort caters mostly to beginner ATV riders, offering guided tours along trails through West Virginia‘s New River Gorge. Guides begin the two and a half hour riding tour with a lesson in basic ATV riding and safety precautions. Single riders must be a minimum of 18 years old, and 12 for tandem riders. As of October 2010, single operator rates are $149 and an additional $39 for tandem riders. ACE Adventure Resort is well known for its white-water rafting, but also offers outdoor adventure-seekers plenty of other activities including horse-back riding, paintball and kayaking.

ACE Adventure Resort

Concho Road

Minden, WV