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Delaware

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

Delaware Tourism

Anybody have more info on Delaware?


Kentucky

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

Daniel Boone National Forest
Daniel Boone National Forest OHV Use
Cave Run Lake
US Army Corps of Engineers
Kentucky Home Page
Land Between the Lakes OHV Area


Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
Contact for trail maps & info : TVA’s Land Between the Lakes
100 Van Morgan Dr.
Golden Pond, Ky. 42211-9001
(502) 924-2000

S-Tree State Recreation Area
Take State Rt. 89 East out of Livingston, turn left into park.
Well groomed 60″ wide trails and lots of them !

      If you need more information about ATV riding, please contact the London District office for maps, brochures and recreation opportunity guides. Feel free to ask any questions and express concerns.
       When you request information to be mailed to you, please include your complete name, address and phone number (in case we have a question) so we may respond quickly.

London Ranger District
761 S. Laurel Road
London, KY 40744
606-864-4163


Maryland

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources

Maryland ATV Riding (Personal Page)

Pocomoke State Forest

Green Ridge State Forest


New Jersey

New Jersey Outdoors

State Recreational Trails Funding Program


New York

New York ATV Trails = Dollars — If you build it they will come

100-mile ATV Trail System Proposed for Southern New York

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

NYSORVA
Department of Motor Vehicles ATV Brochure
Finger Lakes National Forest
NYTRO — Jefferson & Lewis Counties New York

      There are very few legal riding areas in New York. But the New York State Off-highway Recreational Vehicle Association (NYSORVA) is working to turn the tide for OHV enthusiast in New York by cooperating with land managers and the legislature. Without a functional ATV trail fund, which NY has none, the state is very unlikely to move forward on any trail projects.
      For further information on NYSORVA’s work, go to http://www.nysorva.org/. Your support of NYSORVA will help them bring about the needed changes in NY’s lackluster OHV environment.
       For further information please contact Alex Ernst [email protected] .
       Al Mackenzie is interim president of NYSORVA and continues as president of NYTRO.

Aldrich Pond / Streeter Lake Area / ATV Trails near Fine, NY
(Legally Designated ATV Trail)
For Riding Info contact:
DEC Forester John Gibbs (315)265-3099
Ranger Howard Graham (315)543-7443.

Several Riding Areas in northern New York

St. Lawrence County:
Brasher Falls Unit Management Project – multiple access roads – great challenging trails- 18,000+ acres – all roads open to ATV’s with few exceptions. And these are posted. Located between the towns of Brasher Falls, North Lawrence and Helena.

Knapps Station State Forest:
Fewer trails – old abandoned railroad bed without tracks. / Access through Shawville Rd., Munson Rd., and Crane Rd. in the town of Stockholm.

Buckton State Forest:
Mostly flat trails and loops. / Relatively dry riding. / Access through Priest Rd. & Converse Rd.in Ft. Jackson.

CC Dam/Shady City/Brasher Iron Works:
Mostly flat trails with lots of old logging roads to explore/lots of beaver dams & swamps.
WATCH OUT! Some of these trails are not traversable!
Access through Shady City, off of Route 55 / Access also from Smith Rd. in the town of Brasher.

Editors Note:
The D.E.C. Forest Rangers and the N.Y. State Police are constantly patrolling these areas on ATV’s. / It is strongly advised to wear the appropriate gear, have your vehicle registered and insured, and be sure that 10-15 yr. olds have completed an ATV safety course.
Most trails will remain open, however DEC has threatened to close the area because of illegal dumping.
The Deer River Rd. in Helena, N.Y. has been opened by the town of Brasher for ATV use. This will provide access to the Smith Rd.

Any questions can be e-mailed to Stephen Kotzen ([email protected])


These two trail systems are only open when there is adequate snow cover:

Chestnut Ridge Park
Located just outside of Buffalo, just off the 219S in Orchard Park, this area requires a free permit for ATV use. New York State registration and valid insurance is a must. Usage is limited to winter months and must have an inch or more of snow cover. Call the Recreation Hotline at 716-662-3290 for snow conditions. You can obtain an application for a free permit by calling or writing to:

Erie County Parks Dept.
ATTN: ATV Permits
95 Franklin St.
Buffalo, NY 14202
716-858-8355

Tughill Area (Adirondack foothills)
Call first!
Mike Green
315-376-8901
Many fire road trails


North Carolina

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

NOVA: [email protected]

North Carolina National Forest Fee Program
North Carolina National Forests
ATV Riding Areas
Tusquitee Ranger District
Upper Tellico ORV Area
ATV Connection Article on
North Carolina Riding
ATV Connection Article on our
North Carolina winch test

Pisgah National Forest
Brown Mtn. ORV Area / Jointly maintained by the Unifour Trail Bike Club and US Forest Service
Contact for Trail maps & info : District Ranger
USDA Forest Service
P.O. Box 519
Marion, N.C. 28752
(828) 652-2144
Editor’s Note: You can camp along dirt road leading to trailhead, but please don’t ride quads from camp to trailhead. Transport quads to trailhead area.

Croatan National Forest
     The Croatan National Forest doesn’t have designated off-road vehicle areas like other forests in North Carolina. Instead it offers four-wheel “driveways” to let people explore the deeper recesses of the forest. These drive-ways, many of which are dead ends, are scattered throughout the forest, marked with creosote posts, showing the types vehicles allowed.
(Be careful while driving these trails, many are mud filled bogs.)
Contact for maps & info : Croatan District Office
141 E. Fisher Ave.
New Bern, N.C. 28560
(919) 638-5628


Uwharrie National Forest
Badin Lake ORV Area
Contact for trail maps & info : District Ranger
US Forest Service
Route 3 Box 470
Troy, N.C. 27371
(919) 576-6391

Nantahala National Forest
Upper Tellico ORV Area / 30 miles
Extreme hillclimbing. Some parts impassable without winches.
Contact for Trail maps & info : District Ranger
USDA Forest Service
123 Woodland Dr.
Murphy, N.C. 28906
(828) 837-5152
For camping info: 423-253-2520


Nantahala National Forest
Wayehutta ATV/Dirt Bike Riding Area
Contact for trail maps & info : District Ranger
USFS Highlands Ranger District
Rt. 1 Box 247
Highlands, N.C. 28741
(704) 526-3765

      This riding area is on the Tennessee/North Carolina state line. Although it is in North Carolina, it is much easier to access the area from Tennessee. Trails are managed by the Forestry Department and there are eleven trails marked for level of difficulty. Trails are also marked for vehicle use allowed: 4X4, ATV, or motorcycle, and for level of difficulty. Trails range from easy, graded road to very difficult, rocky, steep hills.
       All trails together add up to about 50 miles. Cost is per day paid by honor system. Located approximately 12 miles east of Tellico Plains, TN where River Road crosses the state line
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Pennsylvania

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

Rider’s World — Yamaha / Honda Dealership

Lehigh Valley ATV Association
Pennsylvania State Page
Pennsylvania ATV Trail Maps (For PA ATV Trails)
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Allegheny National Forest
ATV Connection Article on Timberline ATV Trail

Allegheny National Forest
Marienville ATV Trail / 40 miles /All Skill Levels
Contact for trail maps and info : Marienville Ranger District
Marienville, Pa. 16347
(814) 927-6628

Allegheny National Forest
Rocky Gap ATV/Dirt Bike Trail/16 miles/
Intermediate to Expert
Contact for trail maps and info : District Ranger
Sheffield Ranger District
Sheffield, Pa. 16347
(814) 968-3232

Allegheny National Forest
Willow Creek ATV Trail / All Skill levels
Contact for trail maps and info : Bradford Ranger District
Star Route, Box 88
Bradford, Pa. 16701
(814) 362-4613

Michaux State Forest
35 miles/ Nice Campground nearby/ pool/
Contact for Trail maps & info : District Forester
Michaux State Forest
10099 Lincoln Way East
Fayetteville, Pa. 17222
(717) 352-2211
Nearby Camping : Caledonia State Park
40 Rocky Mtn. Rd.
Fayetteville, Pa. 17222-9610
(717) 352-2161

Buchanan State Forest
30 miles of summer trails/ 2 locations
Contact for Trail maps & info : District Forester
Buchanan State Forest
R.D. #2 Box 3
McConnellsburg, Pa. 17233
(570) 485-3148

Bald Eagle State Forest :
10miles of summer trails
Contact for Trail maps & info : District Forester
Bald Eagle State Forest
P.O. Box 147
Laurelton, Pa. 17835
(570) 922-3344

Clear Creek State Forest : 25acres/Strip Mining area
Contact for trail maps & info : District Forester
Clear Creek State Forest
Box 705
Clarion, Pa. 16214
(814) 764-3251

Sproul State Forest :
35miles / Summer and Winter use
Contact for trail maps & info : District Forester
Sproul State Forest
HCR 62 Box 90
Renovo, Pa. 17764
(570) 923-6011
Nearby Camping : Kettle Creek State Park
HCR 62 Box 96
Renovo, Pa. 17764 / 1-570-923-0206

Tiadaghton State Forest :
15miles / Summer & Winter use
Contact for Trail maps & info : District Forester
Tiadaghton State Forest
423 E. Central Ave.
South Williamsport, Pa. 17701
(570) 327-3450

Susquehannock State Forest :
35miles / Summer use
Contact for trail maps & info : District Forester
Susquehannock State Forest
P.O. Box 673
Coudersport, Pa. 16915
(814) 274-8474

Delaware State Forest:
9 miles/ Summer & Winter use
Contact for trail maps & info : District Forester
Delaware State Forest
474 Clearview Lane Box 150
Stroudsburg, Pa. 18360
(570) 424-3001

Timberline ATV Trail System
Open Dec. 20 – April 1!
Ridgeway Ranger District
Box 28A
Ridgeway, Pa. 15853
814-776-6172

Shenango Lake
Resource Manager
2442 Kelley Rd.
Hermitage, Pa. 16150
724-962-7746

Pohopco ATV Area
(Near Delaware Water Gap)
Take I-80 to Exit 43 (The Richard Petty Exit – there is a sign on the off ramp that actually says that). This will take you to route 115. Take 115 southbound for about 15 minutes or so. You will pass the Pocono Raceway on your left hand side. You are very close to The Pohopoco Tract (a stones throw). There will be a sign on your right hand side for Pohopoco. It is a very small, brown, wooden sign – easy to miss. If you see a “camper sales” place on the right, you missed the entrance for Pohopoco. It is a dirt road to go to the parking area of Pohopoco. You will see the unloading ramp in the parking lot.
       Pohopoco is seasonal. (Memorial Day to September 24th) You will get a ticket if you get caught riding there out of season.


Tennessee

Sequatchie Valley
ATV Cruises
 

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

Volunteer State Trails Association:
David Lotz, President
[email protected]
Cherokee National Forest
Tennessee Home Page

Chickasaw State Park

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
Route 3 Box 401
Oneida, Tn. 37841 (615) 879-3625
Big South Fork National Recreation Area


Virginia

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

ATV Connection Rides Taskers Gap


George Washington and Jefferson National Forests ORV Trails
Virginia Tourism

George Washington National Forest:

Taskers Gap ATV Trail
Peters Mill Run ATV Trail
Contact for trail maps & info : Lee Ranger District
US Forest Service

Windsor Knit Road
Rte. 4 Box 515
Edinburg, Va. 22824
(703) 984-4101


Jefferson National Forest :
Patterson Mtn.. ORV Trail
Contact for trail maps & info : New Castle Ranger District
Box 246
New Castle, Va. 24127
(703) 864-5195

George Washington National Forest:
South Pedlar ATV Trail System
Good for young or beginning riders
Contact for trail maps & info :
Glenwood/Pedlar Ranger District
PO Box 10
Natural Bidge Station, VA 24579
(540) 291-2189


West Virginia

State Recreational Trails Funding Program

Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area
P.O. Box 539
Lyburn, WV 25632
1-800-592-2217
 
[email protected] 

USDA Forest Service
USDA Building
200 Sycamore Street
Elkins, WV 26241-3962
Phone: 304-636-1800

MOM’S MOUNTAIN, INC.:
400 acres of trails for ATV’s, mountain, bikes, hiking, & snowmobiles. AMA sanctioned motocross track, camping, & fishing. Call for schedules. Open year round.
Contact: 350 Mathis Drive, Daniels, WV 25832
Phone: 304-763-9133

West Virginia Home Page

Mountwood Park OHV/Mountain Bicycle Trails
Contact for trail maps & info : Mountwood Park
Rte. 2
Box 56
Waverly, W.V. 26184
(304) 679-3611

 

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