An Almost Heaven ATV Destination

Snowy landscapes, rugged terrain and convenient accommodations define McDowell County’s ATV scene. Grab your crew and gear up for the adventure of a lifetime through West Virginia’s world-class trails.

Adrenaline-pumping adventure. Here at every turn.

This winter, confront the cold with some heart-pumping adventure through the Appalachian Mountains. Directly connected to the Hatfield-McCoy Trails, McDowell County is perfectly positioned as the base camp for your next ATV excursion.

Located near Ashland in McDowell County, the Indian Ridge system offers a nice variety of trails of all difficulty levels. This trail system offers community access to the ATV-friendly towns of Northfork and Keystone. Nearby communities offer gas, food and lodging. The trail system also connects with two other Hatfield-McCoy Trail Systems—Pinnacle Creek and Pocahontas—to allow extended off-road trips.

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Cozy up to a heavenly stay.

In McDowell County, you can pursue exhilarating adventure by day and rest easy by night. Comfy accommodations and a convenient location make Ashland Resort in Northfork a go-to for trail riders coming from near and far.

After a day full of fun, you can make the resort’s cozy cabins, cottages or lodges your home away from home. Whether you’re riding solo or have the whole crew with you, Ashland Resort has got you covered.

With fuel available at the Camp Store and direct access to the trails, you won’t need to leave the resort to get back to the trails. You’ll be ready to roll out for another excursion the next day.

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Prepare for Your ATV Adventure

Not sure what to bring along on your trip? It is always a great idea to talk with the crew you are hitting the trails with or the destination’s experts, but here are some basic items you’ll need to bring on your trip.

Once you get all this together, you’ll be ready to hit the road – and the trails!

  • Trail Permit
  • Trail Map
  • Warm clothing
  • Over-the-ankle footwear
  • Helmet
  • Gloves
  • Goggles or other protective eyewear
  • Dry change of clothes
  • A water bottle with extra water
  • Snacks
  • A small backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellant

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