Off Road Trails in Kentucky

Off Road Trails in Kentucky
Whether guests are driving a 4x4, ATV or an ORV, there is an off-road trail in Kentucky to accommodate their needs. Trails range from rough and hard to navigate to milder off-road trails with superb scenic views. Whether a beginner or an expert, the various off-road trails in Kentucky are sure to impress.

Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area

Located in Harlen County, Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area is managed by the Harlen County Outdoor Recreation Board Authority and boasts over 7,000 acres of mountain terrain with elevations of up to 3,000 feet. The off-road area has Class 1 through 5 off-road trails that include obstacles for guests to overcome. Guests can choose to ride ATVs or drive their 4x4s through the various trails. Trail maps are available to help guests navigate through over 200 miles of marked off-roading trails. While lodging and restrooms are not available on-site, the area has two trailheads or entrances that have facilities available.

The Harlen Center
201 South Main Street
Harlan, Kentucky 40831
(606) 573-4156

Mountain Parkway Off-Road

Mountain Parkway Off-Road is located in Clay City, about a 40-minute drive from Lexington, and has both dirt bikes and ATV trails available to accommodate guests. The 2,000-plus acres of trails include flat-bottom terrains, steep mountain trails and mud. The site also has various practice trails to help visitors become comfortable with their equipment before going out on the trails, camping areas, and stocked lakes so guests can enjoy fishing when not riding.

Mountain Parkway Off-Road
300 Rose Lane
Clay City, Kentucky 40312
(606) 663-1028

Big Rock Off Road Park

Located in Maysville, Kentucky, the Big Rock Off Road Park boasts approximately 2,000 acres of wooded trails for guests to navigate. On-site camping is available with a reservation, as Big Rock Off Road Park has a limited number of electricity hook-ups. The camping area has a quad/bike wash area so that guests can conveniently wash the mud off of their vehicles. The park has trails that will accommodate the most inexperienced of riders, making it an excellent choice for a family outing. There is no alcohol allowed, and guests must stay to a 5-mile-per-hour speed in the parking area to ensure the safety of other guests.

Big Rock Off Road Park
8157 Stonelick Road
Maysville, Kentucky 41056
(606) 759-8204

Article Written By Emily Retherford

Emily Retherford has been a full-time freelance writer since 2009. She specializes in travel, parenting, fashion and beauty with work appearing on various online publications.

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