Kentuck ORV Trail: Munford, Alabama
Deep in the heart of Dixie, the Kentuck ORV Trail in Munford, Alabama, has riding for everyone on wheels, whether the vehicle of choice is an ATV, a motorcycle or a mountain bicycle.
The Ridge OHV Park: Springville, Alabama
If you're looking for a riding area in Alabama, you need to check out The Ridge OHV Park in Springville, 30 minutes north of Birmingham. The 500-acre park boasts some 30 miles of one-way ATV trails marked by difficulty: beginner, intermediate and advanced.
Stony Lonesome OHV Park: Cullman County, Alabama
One of the coolest ATV parks in the nation is called Stony Lonesome. The 1,456-acre park opened in 2008 in Cullman County in northcentral Alabama.
Copper Basin Sand Dunes OHV Area: Parker, Arizona
Some 12 miles northeast of Parker, Ariz., the Copper Basin Dunes OHV
Area is a 1,275-acre open riding area managed by the Bureau of Land
Wolf Pen Gap Trail: Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas
If great riding, fantastic views and down-home friendly atmosphere are what you are looking for, you need to give Wolf Pen Gap, Arkansas, a ride.
Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area: Gorman, California
Consisting of 19,000 acres, Hungry Valley offers more than 130 miles of scenic trails for ATVs, motorcycles, dune buggies and four-by-four vehicles.
Imperial Sand Dunes: Glamis, California
The largest sand dune area in the state, the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area in southeast California near the town of Glamis is a mecca for ATV riders.
Jawbone and Dove Springs Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Areas: Mojave, California
California has several great places to ride an ATV, and the Jawbone and Dove Springs Off-Highway Vehicle Areas near the Southern California town of Mojave are two of them. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management manages both areas.
Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area: Ocotillo Wells, California
Just 70 miles east of Escondido, California, lies the popular Ocotillo Wells riding area, where ATVers can find miles of trails offering every kind of desert riding imaginable.
Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area: Rancho Cordova, California
If you're looking for variety in a riding area in California, head off to the Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area 20 miles east of Sacramento.
Hahn’s Peak Trail System: Hahn’s Peak, Colorado
A lot of people will tell you that if you’re looking for ATVing nirvana, then Colorado is the place to go.
Gunnison National Forest: Pitkin, Colorado
We get questions all the time that go something like: "We want to ride in Colorado, where should we go?" When pressed to narrow it down to a specific location, the Pitkin area of the Gunnison National Forest is one of our favorites.
Rampart Range: Colorado
Rampart Range is one of the most popular public riding areas in Colorado, and for good reason. Hundreds of miles of well-marked trails will keep you riding for days, plus it features campgrounds and, perhaps best of all, it's only 20 miles from the Denver metro area.
Croom Motorcycle Area, Withlachoochee State Forest: Brooksville, Florida
The large riding area offers terrain for all skill levels ranging from beginner to more advanced. In fact, there are a couple areas for training and for inexperienced riders to practice their skills. There’s a large phosphate pit as well. Plus, of course, many miles of trails.
Locust Stake ORV Area: Georgia
There are a number of riding spots in Georgia, but one of the best is the Locust Stake ORV Area in the Chattooga Ranger District of the Chattahoochee National Forest.
St. Anthony Sand Dunes: Idaho Falls, Idaho
The St. Anthony Sand Dunes is a massive riding area that offers all of the thrills you could possibly want.
Hemminway Butte OHV Trailhead: Marsing, Idaho
Idaho has some of the best riding areas in the country. And one of ATVA member Danny Low's favorites is not too far from Boise in the southwest portion of the state.
Badlands Off-Road Park: Attica, Indiana
Privately owned, the Badlands consists of about 800 acres of sand dunes, pea gravel hills, bottomless mud, off-camber woods trails, extreme rock-crawling areas and more.
Redbird State Riding Area: Dugger, Indiana
Indiana is on the verge of getting its first state-sanctioned off-highway vehicle park: The Redbird State Riding Area near Dugger in the southwestern part of the state.
Haspin Acres: Laurel, Indiana
Haspin Acres in Laurel, Indiana, has 750 acres of wooded hills offering lots of fun.
Bluff Creek ORV Park: Bluff Creek, Iowa
The park currently covers 300 acres of diverse terrain with more than 20 miles of trails. The land is mostly abandoned strip coal mines, with terrain ranging from steep hill climbs to rolling hills.
Gypsum City OHV Park: Fort Dodge, Iowa
This new 300-acre park opened July 8, and is envisioned to one day encompass some 1,500 acres, possibly as soon as seven years from now.
Syracuse Sand Dunes: Syracuse, Kansas
This area, 1,280 acres in size, just opened up to ATV riders in 2007, but the community plans to build it into a premier riding area that will attract people from all around the region.
Daniel Boone Trail: Hyden, Kentucky
Southeastern Kentucky offers lots of great riding opportunities, and one of the best is the Daniel Boone Trail. You may even get up close and personal with a bull elk.
Harlan County: Evarts, Kentucky
A very enthusiastic group of local politicians, community leaders and volunteers are planning on turning an old coal mine into a gold mine with thousands of acres in Harlan County.
Big Rock ATV and Dirtbike Park: Maysville, Kentucky
This 2,000-acre, privately owned riding area just 50 miles from Cincinnati offers riding opportunities for all skill levels in a family-friendly environment.
Turkey Bay OHV Area: Turkey Bay, Kentucky
Tired of riding the same local trails over and over again? Plan a trip to Turkey Bay in Kentucky. Located right in the middle of the "Land between the Lakes," it offers more than 2,500 acres.
Green Ridge State Park: Flintstone, Maryland
If you live in Maryland you might think there isn’t anywhere legal to ride your ATV. Compared to states out west, Maryland is on the smallish side and may have limited riding. But there are still several great places to ride.
Silver Lake State Park ORV Area: Mears, Michigan
The only dune area in Michigan that allows vehicles, the Silver Lake State Park on the shores of Lake Michigan at Mears offers spectacular views and a lot of fun.
The Mounds Off-Road Vehicle Area: Mt. Morris, Michigan
The Mounds Off-Road Vehicle Area in Mt. Morris, Mich., has just about anything an ATV rider would want for a weekend of entertainment—ATV trails, mud holes, pits and open scrambles riding areas.
Agassiz Recreational Trail: Ulen And Crookston, Minnesota
The 53-mile long Agassiz Recreation Trail that runs between the towns of Ulen and Crookston in Minnesota is actually an abandoned railroad grade now used by off-highway vehicle riders, mountain bikers, hikers and horse riders.
Warfield Point Off Road Vehicle Park: Greenville, Mississippi
Warfield Point Off Road Vehicle Park in Greenville, Mississippi, is one of the newest places to ride in the country. It has 45 acres of heavily wooded trails with a natural canopy that provides that deep-in-the-woods feel and an abundance of cooling shade. Trace State Park: Tupelo, Mississippi
The trails at Trace Lake are just what you would expect when you want a fun ride. There are 25 miles of multi-use trails that can be used by ATVs, motorcycles, mountain bikes, horses or hikers.
St. Joe State Park: Park Hills, Missouri
St. Joe State Park is truly one of the nation’s premier Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) areas. If we could get other state’s ORV coordinators to visit this area, they would experience firsthand what an asset an expertly managed area can be to a community.
Pipestone OHV Recreation Area: Whitehall, Montana
The Pipestone OHV Recreation Area near Whitehall, Mont., is a mecca for ATV riders not only in Montana, but also from neighboring states. That’s because the 175,000-acre riding area boasts 75 miles of trails used by ATV riders, motorcyclists, mountain bikers and others.
Shepherd Ah Nei Recreation Area: Billings, Montana
With 50 miles of trails on more than 1,000 acres, the off-highway riding portion of the Shepherd Ah Nei Recreation Area offers plenty of thrills.
Nebraska National Forest: Dunning, NE
You may not think of towering trees and a green forest when you think of Nebraska. But maybe you should. The Nebraska National Forest, in the center of the state, provides great sandy riding trails for ATVers.
Sand Mountain: Fallon, Nevada
The local federal Bureau of Land Management says the mountain itself is a mile wide and three miles long. And at 600 feet tall, its one of the three highest dunes in the country. Valley of Fire: Logandale Trail, Nevada
When most of us talk about going to Las Vegas, we think of casinos and night life. But ATVers looking for a different kind of fun should consider a couple of off-road opportunities nearby.
Jericho Mountain State Park: Berlin, New Hampshire
In the Northeastern United States, a premier destination awaits for ATV, trail bike, and utility-terrain vehicle users. Jericho Mountain State Park, in Berlin, N.H., is one of the newest additions to the New Hampshire State Park system and promises lots of excitement.
Haystack Mountain OHV Area: Roswell, New Mexico
If you want to do a little alien hunting and riding at the same time, there is no better place than the Haystack Mountain OHV Area near Roswell, New Mexico. Jemez District of the Santa Fe National Forest: Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Santa Fe National Forest has an area of 1.6 million of acres and is comprised of five forest districts. The Jemez Forest District is located in the Jemez Mountains which are known for their rich native American history.
Mescalero Sands North Dune Off-Highway Vehicle Area: Tatum, New Mexico
Less than an hour from Roswell, N.M., is an out-of-this-world riding area called the Mescalero Sands North Dune Off-Highway Vehicle Area.
Rocky Roost Motocross and ATV Park: Monterey, New York
New York is one of the toughest states in the country for finding a riding area. But Rocky Roost park near Monterey is a gem, offering riding for various skill levels.
Roy A. Taylor ATV Trail: Sylva, North Carolina
Wayehutta hosts 30-plus miles of family-friendly loop trails that accommodate all skill levels.
Wayne National Forest: Nelsonville, Ohio
Here at ATVA headquarters in Ohio we get asked quite often, “Where do you ride?” That’s an easy one. The closest public riding area for us is the Monday Creek ORV area of the Wayne National Forest near Nelsonville, Ohio
Richland Furnace State Forest: Southcentral Ohio
The Richland Furnace All Purpose Vehicle Area in Ohio may be one of the best places in the state to ride.
Maumee State Forest APV Area: Toledo, Ohio
One of the hardest things to find is a riding area conveniently located near a city, so you can get away for a quick outing. Fortunately, if you live in Toledo or the other urban areas of northern Ohio and southeastern Michigan, Maumee State Forest is close by.
The Pike State APV Area: Latham, Ohio
If you’re looking for nice riding in southwestern Ohio, the Pike State Forest All-Purpose Vehicle area is worth a look
Lake Murray State Park: Ardmore, Oklahoma
We love Lake Murray for a couple reasons: It's a great family riding area, and it's a perfect example of how your Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant money can be put to work building and improving ATV riding for everyone.
Little Sahara State Park: Waynoka, Okalahoma
If you are new to dune riding, or have never ridden Little Sahara State Park in Waynoka, Oklahoma, why not try it in the dark? That's right, even after sundown, dune riding is a blast.
John’s Peak/Timber Mountain OHV Area: Medford, Oregon
When it comes to ATV recreation in Oregon, it’s hard to decide where to start, since the state boasts 24 separate OHV areas that allow ATV use. But you won’t go wrong with the John's Peak/Timber Mountain OHV area, located on the outskirts of Medford, Oregon’s third-largest metropolitan area.
Millican Plateau OHV Trail System, Prineville, Oregon
Most people don’t think of central Oregon as the place to go to get in some desert riding, but the Millican Plateau Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System offers a variety of desert riding experiences.
Millican Valley OHV Area: Prineville, Oregon
Just 25 miles southeast of Bend, Ore., on U.S. Highway 20 is Millican Valley—a gem of a riding area that offers almost 150 miles of trails.
Four Seasons ATV Resort: West Finley, Pennsylvania
Could this be the perfect family ATV resort? The Four Seasons Resort, in West Finley, Pennsylvania, is on our “must ride” list and we think you should add it to yours. More than a riding area, it's a resort for ATVs and motorcycles.
Mines and Meadows ATV Resort: Wampum, Pennsylvania
Imagine riding an ATV for a half a mile underground through an old abandoned limestone mine. Sound like fun? You get that opportunity, and much more, at the Mines and Meadows ATV Resort in Wampum, Pa., about 40 miles north of Pittsburgh.
Rock Run Recreation Area: Patton, Pennsylvania
This 6,000-acre former mining site in Pennsylvania is still in the first phase of development, but already it offers 50 miles of ATV trails through lush forests and over a granite boulder field.
Brimstone Recreation Area: Huntsville, Tennessee
With 45,000 acres and more than 300 miles of trails, the Brimstone Recreation area in northeastern Tennessee is a must-visit natural retreat for ATV riders.
Coal Creek Mining & Manufacturing Company: Oliver Springs, Tennessee
24-7-365. No, that is not a winning lotto number. But Coal Creek Mining & Manufacturing Company is a winning combination, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Royal Blue Resort: Pioneer, Tennessee
There are all kinds of resorts—ski resorts, golf resorts, mountain resorts, you name it. Royal Blue is a true ATV resort.
Red River Motorcycle Park: Bulcher, Texas
Located on the Texas-Oklahoma border, only 90 miles north of Dallas and 155 miles south of Wichita, Kansas, the park offers 2,700 acres of off-road fun.
Bryce Canyon: Garfield County, Utah
If you want to plan a family ATV vacation in Utah, make sure your plan includes as much time as possible. You'll need it to see just part of this region, which includes some of the most stunning national parks in the United States.
Little Sahara Recreational Area: Jericho Junction, Utah
How does a 60,000-acre riding area and a 700-foot dune sound? Little Sahara lives up to its name, with miles of dunes for ATVers to enjoy.
Hatfield–McCoy Recreation Area: West Virginia
So many trails, and so little time: That’s West Virginia’s Hatfield-McCoy trail system. There are mountain ridges with stunning views of the Appalachians and countless scenic valleys.
Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park: Sophia, West Virginia
The 8,000-acre Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park near Sophia, W. Va., is a genuine adventure park, with more than 100 miles of trails, a dual-racing zipline, guided ATV tours, rental cabins and more.
Killpecker Sand Dunes OHV Area: Rock Springs, Wyoming
Boasting 13,000 acres for off-highway riding and featuring sand dunes that rise as high as 150 feet, the Killpecker Sand Dunes OHV Area offers some great entertainment.