Where To Ride

Places to Ride your ATV by State

Having your dream quad and a gear bag full of cool gear isn't worth much if you don't have a place to ride. That's where this section of our website comes into place. Here are location from all over the country that cater to ATV riders. Have a tip for a great riding spot that we should add to this page? Let us know at submissions@ama-cycle.org. Thanks!

Alabama: Kentuck ORV Trail

Deep in the heart of Dixie, the Kentuck ORV Trail in Munford, Ala., has riding for everyone on wheels, whether the vehicle of choice is an ATV, a...

Alabama: Stoney Lonesome OHV Park

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 north central Alabama.

Alabama: The Ridge OHV Park

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...

Arizona: Copper Basin Sand Dunes OHV Area

Some 12 miles northeast of Parker, Ariz., the Copper Basin Dunes OHV Area is a 1,275-acre open riding area managed by the BLM, but there is also...

Arkansas: Wolf Pen Gap Trail

If great riding, fantastic views and down-home friendly atmosphere are what you are looking for, you need to give Wolf Pen Gap in Arkansas a...

California: Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area

Midway between Los Angeles and Bakersfield in sunny California is the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area—the second largest...

California: Imperial Sand Dunes

The largest sand dune area in California, spanning 40 miles in length and five miles wide, the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area near the town...

California: Jawbone and Dove Springs Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Areas

California has several great places to ride an ATV, and the Jawbone and Dove Springs Off-Highway Vehicle Areas near the Southern California town...

California: Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area

Want a great riding experience? We recommend you add Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area in California to your list of favorite winter...

California: Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area

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...

Colorado: Gunnison National Forest

We get questions all the time that go something like: "We want to ride in Colorado, where should we go?" Our first response is "just about...

Colorado: Hahn’s Peak Trail System

One of the best places for ATVers to hit the trails in Colorado is the Hahn’s Peak Trail System in the Routt National Forest, with...

Colorado: Rampart Range

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...

Florida: Croom Motorcycle Area

Don’t let the name confuse you. The Croom Motorcycle Area in the Withlacoochee State Forest near Brooksville, Fla., is a mecca for ATV...

Georgia: Locust Stake ORV Area

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...

Idaho: Hemmingway Butte OHV Trailhead

Idaho has some of the best riding areas in the country. One favorite is not too far from Boise in the southwest portion of the state. Called the...

Idaho: St. Anthony Sand Dunes

While Glamis in California gets all the headlines and Silver Lake in Michigan has its own following, there's a premier sand dune riding area in...

Indiana: Haspin Acres

Haspin Acres in Laurel, Ind., has 750 acres of wooded hills offering lots of fun.

Indiana: Redbird State Riding Area

The Redbird State Riding Area near Dugger in the southwestern part of the state is Indiana's first state-owned riding park. The park sits on the...

Indiana: The Badlands Off-Road Park

One of the great places for riders to go to test their skills is The Badlands Off-Road Park near Attica in the western part of Indiana. Privately...

Iowa: Bluff Creek ORV Park

The Bluff Creek ORV Park is another example of how hard work, persistence and federal and Iowa ATV (ATVs and off-highway motorcycles) registration...

Iowa: Gypsum City OHV Park

After years of hard work, Iowa ATVers have a new park to play in: The Gypsum City Off-Highway Vehicle Park in Fort Dodge. This 300-acre park is...

Kansas: Syracuse Sand Dune Park

Syracuse is just 15 minutes south of the Colorado border along Highway 50. Less than 27 years ago, these exceptional sand dunes were closed to...

Kentucky: Big Rock ATV and Dirtbike Park

Big Rock ATV and Dirtbike Park is private property that is open for public riding. Big Rock features 2,000 acres of riding opportunities for...

Kentucky: Daniel Boone Trail

Southeastern Kentucky is a place you definitely need to check out. Everywhere you look in the area, new and exciting places to ride are opening...

Kentucky: Harlan County

Do you know how to turn an old coal mine into a GOLD mine? A very enthusiastic group of local politicians, community leaders and volunteers are...

Kentucky: Turkey Bay OHV Area

Located right in the middle of the "Land between the Lakes" area in western Kentucky, the Turkey Bay OHV area spreads over 2,500 acres containing...

Maryland: Green Ridge State Park

The Green Ridge State Park is very peaceful and scenic when it comes to riding areas. There may not be hundreds of miles of trails like some of...

Michigan: Silver Lake State Park ORV Area

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...

Michigan: The Mounds Off-Road Vehicle Area

The Mounds Off-Road Vehicle Area in Mount Morris, Mich., has just about anything an ATV rider would want for a weekend of entertainment —...

Minnesota: Agassiz Recreational Trail

The 53-mile long Agassiz Recreation Trail that runs between the towns of Ulen and Crookston in Minn. is actually an abandoned railroad grade now...

Mississippi: Trace State Park

How would you like to spend the weekend riding great trails and visit the home of the King all at the same weekend? You can do that with a visit...

Mississippi: Warfield Point Off Road Vehicle Park

Warfield Point Off Road Vehicle Park in Greenville, Miss., is a place where Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn would have felt right at home.  

Missouri: St. Joe State Park

St. Joe State Park is truly one of the nation’s premier Off-Road Vehicle areas. If we could get other state’s ORV coordinators to...

Montana: Pipestone OHV Recreation Area

The Pipestone OHV Recreation Area near Whitehall, Mont., is a mecca for ATV riders not only in Montana, but also from neighboring states.

Montana: Shepherd Ah Nei Recreation Area

The Shepherd Ah Nei Recreation Area just north of Billings, Mont., is one of the most popular off-highway vehicle  riding areas in the state.

Nebraska: Nebraska National Forest

Smack dab in the middle of the state, among miles of sand hills, is a sea of green: 20,000 acres worth, to be exact. The odd part is that the...

Nevada: Sand Mountain

Sand Mountain is located east of Fallon, Nevada, about 25 minutes along Highway 50 (about 100 miles east of Lake Tahoe). The local federal Bureau...

Nevada: Valley of Fire

Logandale Trail is easy to access from Las Vegas, approximately 45 minutes east on Interstate 15 to exit 93. Go south on state highway 169, seven...

New Hampshire: Jericho Mountain State Park

In the Northeastern United States, a premier destination awaits for ATV, trail bike, and utility-terrain vehicle users. Jericho Mountain State...

New Mexico: Haystack Mountain OHV Area

The Haystack Mountain OHV Area features 1,920 acres of trails to ride. Enthusiasts can find the proper terrain for their skill levels, from rock...

New Mexico: Jemez District of the Santa Fe National Forest

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...

New Mexico: Mescalero Sands North Dune Off-Highway Vehicle Area

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.

New York: Rocky Roost Motocross and ATV Park

New York is one of the toughest states in the nation to find a good place to ride, but there are places to ride. Rocky Roost park near Monterey,...

North Carolina: Roy A. Taylor ATV Trail

How many names do you have for your favorite or local riding area? We recently found the Roy A. Taylor ATV Trail System in North Carolina. Or was...

Ohio: Maumee State Forest APV Area

If you live in Toledo, Northwestern Ohio or Northeastern Indiana, and want a quiet place for a good family day ride, Maumee State Forest APV Area...

Ohio: Pike State APV Area

If you’re looking for nice riding in Southwestern Ohio, the Pike State Forest All-Purpose Vehicle area is worth a...

Ohio: Richland Furnace State Forest

The Richland Furnace All Purpose Vehicle Area in Ohio is one of the best places in the state to ride. Tucked away in South Central Ohio, among...

Ohio: Wayne National Forest

Here at AMA headquarters in Ohio we get asked quite often, “Where do you ride?” That’s an easy one. The closest public riding...

Oklahoma: Lake Murray State Park

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...

Oklahoma: Little Sahara State Park

If you are new to dune riding, or have never ridden Little Sahara State Park in Waynoka, Okla., why not try it in the dark?

Oregon: John's Peak/Timber Mountain OHV Area

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...

Oregon: Millican Plateau OHV Trail System

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...

Oregon: Millican Valley OHV Area

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...

Pennsylvania: Four Seasons ATV Resort

Could this be the perfect family ATV resort? The Four Seasons Resort, in West Finley, Pa., is on our “must ride” list and we think you...

Pennsylvania: Mines and Meadows ATV Resort

Imagine riding an ATV for half a mile underground through an old abandoned limestone mine.

Sound like fun?

Pennsylvania: Rock Run Recreation Area

The Rock Run Recreation Area is 6,000 acres of recreational fun, with 50 miles of clearly marked trails for motorcycles and ATVs provide plenty of...

Tennessee: Brimstone Recreation Area

Brimstone Recreation LLC, in northeastern Tennessee, may just be Recreation Central. You can ride your ATV or motorcycle, mountain bike, jeep, or...

Tennessee: Coal Creek Mining & Manufacturing Co.

No, that is not a winning lotto number. But Coal Creek Mining & Manufacturing Co. is a winning combination, 24 hours a day, seven days a...

Tennessee: Royal Blue Resort

There are all kinds of resorts—ski resorts, golf resorts, mountain resorts, you name it. Royal Blue is a true ATV resort.

Texas: Red River Motorcycle Park

Load up the family and head to Red River Motorcycle Park in Bulcher, Texas, which offers 2,700 acres of off-road fun. Red River was established...

Utah: Bryce Canyon

If you want to plan a family ATV vacation in Utah, make sure your plan includes as much time as possible. That's because you will need it to see...

Utah: Little Sahara Recreational Area

Does 60,000 acres of sand, an almost 700-foot-high dune and four campgrounds sound like a place you'd like to visit? Look no further than the...

West Virgina: Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park

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...

West Virginia: Hatfield–McCoy Recreation Area

So many trails, and so little time: That’s West Virginia’s Hatfield-McCoy trail system. There are mountain ridges with stunning views...

Wyoming: Killpecker Sand Dunes OHV Area

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 near Rock...