COVID-19 Update

Under Gov. Justice’s reopening plan, West Virginia Strong – The Comeback, the Hatfield-McCoy Trails will be permitted to have a limited reopening effective Thursday, May 21, 2020.

While riders will be allowed on the trails, all trailhead facilities and welcome centers, as well as the visitor center for the trail system, will remain closed. All parking areas at the trailheads will remain open for use.


Get A Permit

Purchase your 2020 User Permit today!

2020 Resident Permit

User Permit Pricing WV Residents:

$26.50 (w/tax)*

Get a Gift Certificate

2020 Nonresident Permit

 User Permit Pricing Non-Residents:

$50.00 (w/tax)

Get a Gift Certificate

The 2020 User Permits are valid from 11/18/2019 – 12/31/2020.

Permit Gift Certificates are available!
HMT Permits make the perfect gift for your favorite rider!

Click here to order a Gift Certificate!

Each person visiting the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, including passengers, is required to purchase an individual User Permit. This Permit allows you to ride, in accordance with our rules, on hundreds of miles of private land that make up our trails. User Permits must be displayed on the users helmet at all times while on the trails.

West Virginia Resident Discount- Individuals that are residents of West Virginia, with proof of a WV driver’s license or WV state issued ID, may purchase a WV Resident permit.

Military Option– Individuals that are currently serving or have previously served in the United States Military are eligible to purchase a WV Resident Permit, regardless of their residency. This Military option is for the cardholder only and can be redeemed at a Hatfield-McCoy Trails facility or participating permit vendor.

Misplaced, lost, stolen or unused permits are NOT refundable.

We do not require you to have a title or insurance on your machine to ride the Hatfield McCoy Trails.

All permits are valid from the date of purchase until December 31st of that year.

Be sure to read our Trail Rules and Regulations before buying a permit. Before purchasing, be advised that no one under the age of 6 is permitted on the trails at any time.

Ways to Purchase a User Permit:

    1. On our Web Site: You will received a Hatfield McCoy Permit in 5 to 7 business days.
    2. At our Welcome Center, just off US State Route 119 and 19 miles south of Charleston, WV, between 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
    3. At the Country Roads Byways Visitor’s Center near Logan, WV on Route 73, between 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
    4. At one of the following staffed Trailheads, between 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
      1. Bearwallow – near Logan, WV
      2. Buffalo Mountain – near Logan, WV between Williamson and Delbarton
      3. Devil Anse – in Matewan, WV
      4. Pocahontas – Bramwell, WV
      5. Pinnacle Creek – outside of Pineville, WV
      6. Rockhouse – in Matewan, WV
      7. Warrior – in War, WV
    5. At one of over 100 authorized retail locations in the area.

IMPORTANT: $4.00 shipping and handling per permit will be added at checkout.
All permits are sent via USPS Certified Mail and cannot be delivered without a signature. If no one is home when delivery is attempted, you may have to pick up your permit in person at your local post office.

*West Virginia Residency is determined by state-issued identification for all individuals 16 years of age or older. ID must be presented at the time of purchase.
**If ordered online, a $4.00 shipping and handling fee will be applied. (All permits will be mailed Certified for tracking purposes.) Please allow at least 5-7 business days for delivery.