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.
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.
The trail system is made up of the following individual trail systems
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.
Bearwallow 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.
Buffalo Mountain 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.
Located near Ashland, WV, this 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.
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.
Pinnacle Creek, 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 two other Hatfield-McCoy Trail Systems—Indian Ridge and Pocahontas—to allow extended off-road trips.
Pocahontas Trail System links up to two other Hatfield- McCoy Trail Systems—Indian Ridge and Pinnacle Creek— 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.
With over 100 miles of trails, RockHouse 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 Warrior Trail System 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.