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Choose A Trail

The Hatfield-McCoy Trails System is specifically designed to accommodate all levels of riders from novices to pros. Our elite team has worked hard to create an exciting and safe adventure for everyone. It is important to note that the trail system covers hundreds of miles throughout Southern West Virginia so remember, there is often some serious distance between the trails. For your convenience we have posted the descriptions, directions, trail connectors, and maps below.

Each system has it’s own personality. And while some systems are more scenic than others or extreme for others EACH SYSTEM has plenty of scenic views as well as rugged black trail terrain for those who desire more challenge in their riding experience.

The trail system is made up of the following individual trail systems:

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 9%
More Difficult 45%
Most Difficult 31%
Most Difficult 6%
Single Track 9%
Most noted for... Being one of three original HMT systems (opened in October 2000). Bearwallow Trail System is located near the ATV-friendly town of Logan, WV. It is one of the original three systems of the Hatfield-McCoy Trails and is commonly known for its single track and Most Difficult-rated trails. It’s mix of easy- riding scenic vistas and difficult trails make it one of the more popular systems for the Hatfield-McCoy Trails. This trail system has direct access to gas, food and lodging. Bearwallow is the only trail to be open to ORVs as well as ATVs, UTVs and off-road motorcycles.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 9%
More Difficult 45%
Most Difficult 31%
Most Difficult 6%
Single Track 9%
Most noted for... Historic Relevance to the Hatfield-McCoy Feud & Matewan Massacre (opened in October 2000). Buffalo Mountain Trail System is known as the most historic trail system, as well as the one with the most single track trails, making it incredibly popular with dirt bike enthusiasts. This system has three community connectors providing direct access to the ATV-friendly towns of Matewan, Delbarton and Williamson, WV. Each of these towns offer gas, food and lodging. The Buffalo Mountain Trail System also connects to the Devil Anse and Rockhouse Trail Systems.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 54%
More Difficult 29%
Most Difficult 9%
Most Difficult %
Single Track 5%

Cabwaylingo State Forest sits on nearly 8,300 acres of land in southern West Virginia. Its colorful name was chosen as a combination of the four closest West Virginia counties surrounding the forest – Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, and Mingo.  ATV, UTV, ORV (such as Jeeps) and dirt bike riders will find nearly 100 miles of new trails to explore, plenty of parking for trucks and trailers and a trailhead facility with trail permits and Hatfield-McCoy Trails merchandise for sale.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 26%
More Difficult 53%
Most Difficult 7%
Most Difficult 1%
Single Track 13%
Most noted for... Devil Anse Trail System links up to two other Hatfield McCoy Trail Systems- Rockhouse and Buffalo Mountain- totaling over 300 miles. The trailhead is located in the town of Matewan, historically known for being the heart of the Hatfield McCoy Feud. The trail system has direct access to gas, food and lodging.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 18%
More Difficult 46%
Most Difficult 25%
Most Difficult 2%
Single Track 9%
Most noted for... One of the Largest Continuous Areas of the HMT network along with Pocahontas, Pinnacle Creek and Warrior trail systems and connectors. Located near Ashland, WV, the Indian Ridge Trail 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 three other Hatfield-McCoy Trail Systems—Pinnacle Creek, Warrior and Pocahontas—to allow extended off-road trips.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 33%
More Difficult 28%
Most Difficult 27%
Most Difficult 8%
Single Track 4%

Ivy Branch Trail System – located just twenty-minutes from West Virginia’s capitol city of Charleston – offers real adventure for riders of full-sized, off-road vehicles like Jeeps and land cruisers along with ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes. There is plenty of parking at the trailhead and permits and merchandise will be available.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 33%
More Difficult 41%
Most Difficult 8%
Most Difficult 10%
Single Track 8%
Most noted for... One of the largest continuous areas of the HMT network along with Warrior, Pocahontas and Indian Ridge trail systems and connectors. Pinnacle Creek Trail System, with direct connections to the ATV- friendly towns of Mullens and Pineville, WV, is known for its breathtaking scenic views and proximity to world- class whitewater rafting and snow skiing—both less than an hour away. This trail system has direct access to gas, food and lodging. The trail system also connects with three other Hatfield-McCoy Trail Systems—Warrior, Indian Ridge and Pocahontas—to allow extended off-road trips.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 22%
More Difficult 47%
Most Difficult 22%
Most Difficult 3%
Single Track 6%
Most noted for... One of the largest continuous areas of the HMT network along with Pinnacle Creek, Indian Ridge and Warrior trail systems and connectors. Pocahontas Trail System links up to three other Hatfield- McCoy Trail Systems—Indian Ridge, Pinnacle Creek and Warrior— making for the most continuous miles of trails east of the Mississippi. The trailhead is located in Coaldale, just outside of the town of Bramwell, historically known for its numerous millionaire homes from the early 20th century. This trail system has direct access to gas, food and lodging.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 31%
More Difficult 29%
Most Difficult 16%
Most Difficult 8%
Single Track 16%
Most noted for... Being the largest single trail system & one of three original HMT systems. (opened in October 2000) With over 100 miles of trails, Rockhouse Trail System offers a wide variety of trails at all difficulty levels. It is especially popular with riders who are looking for an “Extreme” riding experience. This trail system has direct access to the ATV-friendly towns of Man and Gilbert, WV. Each of these towns offer fuel, food and lodging, along with a generous helping of southern hospitality. The Rockhouse Trail System also connects with the Devil Anse and Buffalo Mountain Trail Systems.

Difficulty Ratings

Easiest 52%
More Difficult 34%
Most Difficult 8%
Most Difficult 3%
Single Track 3%
The Warrior Trail System, which also connects with the Pinnacle Creek, Indian Ridge and Pocahontas trail systems, is located in the City of War which is West Virginia’s most southern city. This trail system also accesses the ATV-friendly City of Gary. The Warrior Trail System offers numerous scenic views and has direct access to gas, foods and lodging.