ATV Trails in West Virginia

ATV Trails in West Virginia
Featuring a wealth of varied terrain, West Virginia is home to several locations for ATV riding. Whether you're looking for open countryside, rocky mountain passes or a relaxing guided tour, West Virginia's trails offer riding for a variety of skill levels.

Burning Rock Off-Road Park

Altogether Burning Rock Off-Road Park offers 100 miles of trails on its 8,000-acre property. Permits are required to ride and are available through the general store on site or can be obtained by sending an email to the park. All riders must wear helmets and goggles while on the trails, and any rider under the age of 16 must be under adult supervision.

For the most part, the trails cut through wooded areas and open fields. While there is rocky terrain and terrain that runs through flooded and muddy areas, the trails are suitable for beginners and amateur riders. There are interesting sites to see, including an abandoned mine and several overlooks with views of the countryside.

Burning Rock Off-Road Park
171 Burning Rock Drive
Tams, WV

Hatfield McCoy Trails

Hatfield McCoy is a collection of trails running through the southwest area of West Virginia. The central location is in Lyburn, but there are six main trails through the area that also have branching paths. Because of the span of these trails, terrain ranges from mountain passes, open fields and wooded areas.

Permits are required before you can ride any of the trails. Permits can be obtained online, through the visitor center, on-site at any of the trails and through several businesses in the surrounding area. Helmets and goggles are required, and riders under 16 must have adult supervision.

Hatfield McCoy Trails
Ritch Creek Road & Route 10 South
Lyburn, WV

ACE Adventure Resort

ACE Adventure Resort is primarily a whitewater-rafting resort. However, it offers guided ATV tours through the countryside and focuses on beginning riders. The tour lasts 2-1/2 hours and begins with a 30-minute safety and training session. Riders must be older than 18. ATVs are provided for this tour.

ACE Adventure Resort
Concho Road
Minden, WV

Article Written By Richard Schupp

Richard Schupp has been writing professionally for just over a year. After interning for Valley Forge Publishing in the fall of 2009, he completed his B.A. in English/professional writing from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Schupp has been published in "Therapy Times" and "rt Image" magazines.

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