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Big Rock Off Road Park

Big Rock Off Road Park
8157 Stonelick Rd.
Maysville, KY 41056
Park URL:
     www.bigrockoffroadpark.com
     www.facebook.com/BigRockOffRoadPark
Email: info @ bigrockoffroadpark.com
Phone: (606) 759-8204
Fax: N/A
Nearest Town: Maysville, Kentucky
Trail Length: N/A
Trail Type: From beginner to extreme. Open fields to wooded valleys.
Skill Level: Beginner
Park Contact:  N/A

Directions: Big Rock is located a little over and hour east of Cincinnati, Ohio, just outside of Maysville, Kentucky. For those of you using internet directions our address is 8157 Stonelick Road. Beware though! Mapquest is NOT the most accurate on getting you here.

From the Cincinnati, and Northern KY area, you should take Rt9 (AA Hwy)(exit 77) off of I-275. Follow Rt9 all the way to Maysville, should take just over an hour, from the Wendy's you continue on for 4 1/2 miles. On the right side of the road look for our (NEW)sign. Take the next road on the left and follow the arrows to the parking lot.

Trail Description: Nearly 2000 acres of wooded trails.

Info Other: Camping is available, with a limited number of electric site.  Primitive, also available.  Snack Bar, showers/restrooms, bike wash.  Only 5 minutes from town (Motels and restaurants), and major bike/quad dealers.  No Alcohol allowed!  Helmets required at all times!  Fun and safe atmosphere for the entire family!

Black Mountain OHV Park

Black Mountain OHV Park
The Harlan Center
218 South Main Street
P.O. Box 489
Harlan, Kentucky 40831
Park URL: www.harlancountytrails.com
Email: theharlancenter @ bellsouth.net
Phone: (606) 573-4156
Fax: (606) 573-9485
Nearest Town: Harlan, KY
Trail Length: 7,000 acres of abandoned coal property.
Trail Type: Mountains, rocky in a few places, trails mostly packed dirt.
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact:

Directions:
From Interstate 75:
Take Kentucky exit 29 at Corbin. Travel 32 miles south on the Cumberland Gap Parkway (U.S.25E) to Pineville. Turn left onto northbound U.S. 119 (by the Pineville Happy Mart), and proceed 27 miles to Harlan.

Baileys Creek Trailhead: Turn right onto southbound U.S. 421 and travel 1 mile to stoplight #5. Turn left onto KY 38 and travel 8 miles to Evarts. Directly after crossing railroad tracks, turn left onto Rt. 2430 (Kelly Street). Follow the road 0.7 miles and then turn left across the railroad crossing. Continue for 0.8 miles to the Baileys Creek Trail Head.

Putney Entrance:Turn left onto northbound U.S. 119 and travel 8 miles. Entrance is located at Harlan County Campground and RV Park, approximately 1/4 mile before Buddies Chevron station.

Trail Description:

Info Other:

Cave Run - Kentucky

D & K Off-Road Park

D & K Off-Road Park
615 Hubbard Rd.
Manchester, KY 40962
Park URL: www.dandkoff-roadpark.com
Email: darrell @ dandkoff-roadpark.com
Phone: (606) 598-2776
Fax:
Nearest Town: Gooserock, KY
Trail Length: 3100+ acres
Trail Type: Mountain, a little rocky in a few places, Main trails mostly packed dirt
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact: 1-606-598-2776 or by e-mail at darrell @ dandkoff-roadpark.com

Directions:
From North I-75
Directions coming from north I-75, take first London exit turn left at light, this road merges into the Hall Rogers Pkwy, take Pkwy for 20 miles, get off at Manchester exit, turn left and go to first stop light, turn right, go 7 miles on 421, turn right onto 1524, go 1.6 miles turn right on Hubbard Rd., stay right, road dead ends at park entrance.

From South I-75
Directions coming from south I-75, take first London exit turn right at stop light, take 192 road dead ends into Hall Rogers Pkwy, turn right onto Pkwy for 20 miles, get off at the Manchester exit, turn left, go to first stop light turn right, go 7 miles on 421, turn right onto 1524, go 1.6 miles turn right on Hubbard Rd., stay right, road dead ends at park entrance.

Trail Description: 3,150 acres of off road fury, trails, mud, rocks, hills, sight seeing, and all natural terrain and is open to anything off road able.

Info Other:

Daniel Boone National Forest

Sheltowee Trace National Recreation trail
Contact for trail maps & info : US Forest Service
Morehead District Office
2375 Ky. 801 S.
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: (606) 784-6428

Daniel Boone Trails

Daniel Boone Trails
26369 Highway 421
P.O. Box 1525
Hyden, KY 41749
Park URL: www.danielboonetrails.com
Email: danielboonetrails @ tds.net
Phone: (606) 672-4875
Fax: (606) 672-4875
Nearest Town: Hazard
Trail Length: 100 miles including 38 of Daniel Boone Trails and 67 of Redbird Crest Trails
Trail Type: easy, intermediate, extreme
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact: Lisa Marcum

Directions:
From I-75 traveling North, take 1st London exit, drive straight until reach Hal Rogers Parkway, turn right. Go until you reach Hyden Exit, take exit. Go straight for 4 miles until red light. Turn right, go 3.5 miles and Kenneth R. Witt Trailhead is located on the left.

Traveling I-75 South, take take 1st London exit, turn left at the light, go straight for about 40 miles until the Hyden Exit. Take Hyden Exit, go straight for 4 miles. Turn right at the red light, go 3.5 miles and we are located on the left.

Trail Description: Daniel Boone Trails are 38 miles of easy to extreme with trails marked and are adjacent to the Redbird Crest Trails for a total of over 100 miles. ATV, horse, bikes, and hikers all welcome with trails marked for appropriateness.

Info Other: Located at the Trailhead, you will find parking convenience as well as the Willie Begley Memorial RV Park and Campground with 29 slots. Primitive camping allowed as long as safety guidelines are followed and notification to staff.

Earlington ATV Park

Earlington ATV Park
Located between Hwy 1337 & Hwy 112
Earlington, KY 42410
Park URL: www.earlingtonatvpark.com
Email: N/A
Phone: 270-383-5364
Fax: 270-383-2041
Nearest Town: Madisonville, KY
Trail Length: Approx 10miles
Trail Type: Varies from ruff & rugged to easy trails
Skill Level: All Types
Park Contact:

Buck Wright
103 W. Main St.
Earlington, Ky. 42410

Directions: Travelling North on Breathitt (Pennyrile) Parkway take exit 40. Right on Hwy 2171 to stop sign. Left on Hwy 41 to 3way. Right on W. Main St, Right on North McEuen(will see ATV Park Sign) approx 2 miles on left, just past city park. Travelling South on Breathitt, Exit 40, Left on Grapevine Rd. to stop sign. Right on Hwy 2171. Same steps from above.

Trail Description: ATV park located on 500 Acres next to Lock Mary Park. Camping sites available.

Info Other: N/A

Evarts Trail Head - Last Updated: March 24, 2008

Evarts Trail Head
P.O. Box 28
108 Lewis St.
Evarts, KY 40828
Park URL: www.evartsky.org
Email:
Phone:

Fax:
Nearest Town: Evarts, KY 40828
Trail Length: 3 miles to 120 mile loops.
Trail Type: All types
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact: Evarts City Tourism Toll Free 1.877.737.0778 Fax 606.837.2093 bellman30 @ alltel.net or cityofevarts @ alltel.net Black Mtn Adventure Park.

Directions: On I-75 take exit 29, then hwy 25 to Pineville, left on hwy 119 to Harlan, then right on Hwy 421 to 5th red light, left on Hwy 38 to Evarts Trail head. We use googlemaps.com and zip 40828.

Trail Description: We have over 150 miles of easy, moderate, extreme trails mapped/marked with easy access to the park via 2 green trails...another 58,000 acres off park with Free guides as well.

Info Other: We have 31 rental homes/apts, cabins, 2 RV sites, ride your toy thru town for gas, food, supplies, bank, car wash, etc...go slow, need helmet, obey all laws and be OK.  Picked no.1 ATV destination 4yrs running ATV pathfinder. 8,000 acres mapped/marked...another 58,000 acres off park...cost to ride..FREE..cost for a guide..FREE as well..note off park does need a guide until mapped.

Knott County Trail Riders

Knott County Trail Riders
P.O. Box 819
Himdman, KY 41822
Park URL: www.knottcountytrailriders.com
Email: moose @ tvscable.com
Phone: (606) 785-4859
Fax: N/A
Nearest Town: Hindman
Trail Length: 1 hrs to over 8 hrs
Trail Type: Hills, Creeks, Fire Trails, and some Stripe-Job Roads.
Skill Level: 3=Advanced
Park Contact: N/A
 
Directions: Start at the Knott County ATV and Motorcycle Training Center.
 
Trail Description: Trails range from easy to hard. You can pick from short to all day of fun. There is good parking.Great scenic views for Deer, Elk, and others. Great to watch the leaves trun in the fall and bloom in the spring.
 
Info Other: N/A

Land Between the Lakes OHV Area

Land Between the Lakes OHV Area
100 Van Morgan Dr.
Golden Pond, KY 42211
Park URL: www.lbl.org/OHVTrails.html
Email:
Phone: (270) 924-2020
Fax:
Nearest Town: Cadiz, KY
Trail Length: Approximately 100 miles
Trail Type:
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact: Before you come, please check our Trails Update page or call 270-924-2000 for updated trail closure information.

Directions: www.lbl.org/VCGettingHere.html

Trail Description: Turkey Bay has approximately 100 miles of OHV trails which cover a variety of terrain, offering something for every skill level. Flat meadows, rolling hills, and rocky plateaus await the adventuresome!  The ridge tops and valleys provide beautiful vistas with challenging terrain.

Info_Other: N/A

Mountain Parkway Offroad Park

Mountain Parkway Offroad Park
201 lake Dr.
Clay City, KY 40312
Park URL: www.mpoffroad.com
Email: mpoffroad @ yahoo.com
Phone: (606) 663-1028
Fax:
Nearest Town: Winchester, KY
Trail Length: Miles
Trail Type: All kinds
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact: Teresa & Shane Kennon, Phone: (606) 663-1028

Directions: See web site.

Trail Description:

Info Other: Great Place for family fun and a good weekend time

Redbird Crest Trail

Contact for trail maps & info :
Redbird Ranger District
HC 68 Box 65
Big Creek, KY 40914
Phone: (606) 598-2192

Royal ATV Trails

Royal ATV Trails
325 Lone Oak Rd.
Clarkson, KY 42726
Park URL: www.royalatvtrails.com
Email: tim @ royalatvtrails.com
Phone: (270) 242-2711
Fax:
Nearest Town: Leitchfield
Trail Length: 500 acres
Trail Type: something for everyone
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact:

Directions: 9 miles from Clarkson up hwy 224 towards Millerstown, 12 miles from Upton exit 76 on i-65.

Trail Description: 500 acres lots of mud, hills, drag strip.  Beautiful rock walls with little waterfalls.  Can ride ATV, motorcycles or horses, stables and boarding available.  Something for everyone.

Info Other: Cost is $15:00 a day to ride.  Can ride till 10:00p.m.  If you live close, it is worth checking out. 

Sharps ATV Riding Range

Sharps ATV Riding Range
Strong Branch Rd.
Liberty, KY 40437
Park URL:
Email:
Phone: (606) 346-4395
Fax:
Nearest Town: Liberty
Trail Length: 165 acres
Trail Type: Moderate to advanced trails.
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact:

Directions:

Trail Description: Moderate to advanced trails. Practice motorcross track on site, big hill climbs.

Info Other:

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!

Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park

Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park
End of Hwy 188
Colmar, KY 40965
Park URL: wildernesstrailoffroadpark.googlepages.com
Email: hollercrawlers@hotmail.com
Phone: (606) 302-1943
Fax: N/A
Nearest Town: Middlesboro, KY
Trail Length: Approx. 105 miles
Trail Type: Old log roads, gravel strip roads, mud pits, rock crawling areas
Skill Level: 4=All Types
Park Contact:

Jon Grace
PO Box 1339
Pineville, KY 40977

Directions: No trailhead building yet, but parking is available at the end of Hwy 188 in Colmar. Everything is primitive right now, with developments hopefully coming in spring/summer 2009.  Approximately 3 miles north of Middlesboro, KY turn onto Hwy 188...Travel about 3-4 miles, when the road makes a T fork, turn left. Go about 1 mile and the road will fork, take the right fork and follow Hwy 188 past the end of state maintenance to a parking area.

Trail Description: Reclaimed strip jobs, mountain-top pastureland, wooded trails, and plenty of spots to camp and fish as well.  Over 100 miles of trails with the majority being easy, scenic riding. We do have moderate and a few challenging trails as well.  We hope to have a connecting trail from our park to the world famous Black Mountain Park in Harlan County, KY in 2009.  Our off-road club, the Holler Crawlers, offer free guide service to visitors. We can also take visitors from our park to Hensley's Settlement, which is an old mountain settlement on top of the Cumberland Mountain.

Info_Other: Free riding, free guides. Contact Holler Crawler president Jon Grace for more info on riding Bell County by emailing hollercrawlers@hotmail.com  Check our websites: www.hollercrawlers.com, wildernesstrailoffroadpark.googlepages.com


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