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.
Permits must be ordered individually by the rider who will be using the permit or the responsible parent/guardian if the rider is under 18.
Before purchasing, be advised that no one under the age of 6 is permitted on the trails at any time.
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.
2020 Permits are valid from 11/14/19 – 12/31/20.
*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.
All permits will be mailed Certified for tracking purposes.
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 seven trails: Bearwallow, Buffalo Mountain, Devil Anse, Indian Ridge, Pinnacle Creek, Pocahontas and Rockhouse. User Permits must be displayed on the users helmet at all times while on the trails.
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.