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Hatfield-McCoy Itinerary

The Hatfield McCoy Trail System is one of the largest off-road vehicle trail systems in the country. It is made up of six individual trail systems, three in Southern West Virginia, that are open every day of the year to ATVs, UTVs, and dirt bikes If you like mud and adventure, this is one of the best ways to explore the mountains of West Virginia.

Stop 1 – Indian Ridge

At Indian Ridge, you’ll get 63 miles of trails in McDowell County offering a variety of difficulty levels. There are connector trails to the communities of Keystone and Northfork, and food, gas, and lodging available in the surrounding area. This trail system connects to the Pinnacle Creek and Pocahontas trail systems. There is one trailhead with parking and restrooms.

Trailhead location

Northfork, WV 24868 Latitude N37.41330, LongitudeW -81.35263. This location is not staffed.

Permits

You must have a valid permit to ride the Hatfield McCoy trails. Permits can be purchased online at www.trailsheaven.com, or at authorized retailers located near the trails.
Cost- $26.50 WV resident, $50, non-WV resident.

Hours

All riders must be off the the trails by dark.

Stop 2 – Pinnacle Creek

This trail is known for its breathtaking views. It is located in Wyoming county near the towns of Mullens and Pineville. There are connector trails to those two communities, where riders can find food, gas, and lodging. Be sure to stop in and visit nearby Twin Falls State Park. This trail system connects to the Indian Ridge trail system in McDowell County

Trailhead location

2733 Pinnacle Road, Pineville, WV 24874, Latitude N37.55580, LongitudeW -81.50793. This location is staffed most days of the year.

Permits

You must have a valid permit to ride the Hatfield McCoy trails. Permits can be purchased online at www.trailsheaven.com, at the Pinnacle Rock Trailhead, or at authorized retailers located near the trails.

Cost

$26.50 WV resident, $50, non-WV resident

Hours

All riders must be off the the trails by dark. The staffed trailheads close at 5pm or 6pm daily.

Stop 3 – Pocahontas Trail

This is the newest section of the Hatfield McCoy Trails. The trailhead is located in the historic town of Bramwell, where lodging, food, and gas is available. These trails are more scenic and have a lower percentage of difficult sections than some of the other trail systems. This trail connects to the Indian Ridge trail.
Trailhead location- Bramwll, WV 24715 Latitude N 37.3238, LongitudeW -81.3075 . The trailhead facility and visitor center are located in a renovated school building.

Permits

You must have a valid permit to ride the Hatfield McCoy trails. Permits can be purchased online at www.trailsheaven.com, or at authorized retailers located near the trails.

Cost

$26.50 WV resident, $50, non-WV resident

Hours

All riders must be off the the trails by dark.

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