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Articles and destination reviews of popular ATV Trail riding locations in North America as well as traveling and camping tips 

Ride Area Review - Kentucky Home

Best of the Best – Harlan County, Kentucky
Written By: 
Staff
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We first noticed the signs welcoming visitors as we drove into Harlan County, Kentucky.  In between the natural beauty of the towering, yet sleepy mountains and green valleys, other signs began to appear welcoming adventure lovers and even off-road riders.  We should have expected that from a group of residents that have long shared so much with so many.  Their struggles and victories have been the nation’s as well.  Coal has been the county’s driving economic force for decades, but there is also history here.

Ride Area Review - Nevada Wild

Exploring the West on the Nevada Trails
Written By: 
Staff
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The American West holds a special mystique like no other part of the country.  It has always represented wide open spaces, big adventure, and big dreams, and we love every chance we get to turn our modern day horse loose on an unfamiliar western trail and explore.  There are still places where one can explore a new trail, climb the back of a mountain, or venture into territory that has changed little since explorers, mountain men, and Spanish missionaries first wandered through, and one of the best places we know to discover part of the old west is Elko, Nevada.

Ride Area Review - Smoky Mountain Home

Riding the Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park
Written By: 
Staff
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Brian Fisher of Fisher’s ATV World is right… The views from Kentucky’s Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park, located in the southeastern part of the state, look more like the rolling foothills of Montana or Wyoming than anyplace near the Great Smoky Mountains. While the area presents a geographical oddity, it also offers excellent riding, and best of all, it’s all free!

New Ride Area - The Pocahontas Trail

Kawasaki takes us to Hatfield McCoy’s Newest Trail Section
Written By: 
John Arens
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The State of West Virginia is a wonderland of natural beauty.  Venture off the interstate in any direction and you will quickly find yourself immersed in rolling hills and the mountains of Appalachia.  West Virginia is also blessed with abundant natural resources, most notably coal, and state and local officials have welcomed others to enjoy the beauty of their mountains with the creation of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, the preeminent off-road trail system in the country.

Ride Area - Mines & Meadows

Pennsylvania’s Two Tiered Riding Area
Written By: 
John Arens
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We have been riding all over North America but never under it until we visited the Mines & Meadows ride area near Wampum, PA.  Roughly a half hour northwest of Pittsburgh, Mines and Meadows is over 70 miles of trails on 600 acres of steep hills, tight trees, mud, rocky hill climbs, fast open sections, and even a small, open meadow at the top of the largest hill.  It’s like riding just about every type of terrain common to every riding area in the country, all on the same day!  No other riding area we know of can claim an underground section of trail though.

Rally Report

Photos from Rally on the Rocks
Written By: 
John Arens
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Attending a ride, rally, or jamboree is a great way to ride a new area, to check out new parts, and to meet other people that enjoy the same sport. Combine that with awesome scenery and you have a can’t-miss event.

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