ATV/Motocross Trails and Events

Appalachian Adventures

Appalachian Adventures in Luray offers ATV rentals for use on their private trails. Basic instruction is provided for those learning to ride. One and two-hour expeditions available. Inquire about an ATV Getaway with lodging included.

Big Boys Playground

Big Boys Playground in Harrisonburg is a supervised environment; get help if you need it. The park is open to anything with two or four wheels, basically. Motorcross, trucks, ATVs … come one, come all, get dirty. A couple of renowned mud holes will challenge all vehicles, even the big ones. Riders will also find a rock course and trails to conquer. Open year ’round with no special permit required. Nominal fee.

Halstead Motorsports

Located near Rocky Mount, Virginia, this area offers a 1.2 mile natural terrain motocross track and a couple miles of woods trails. The facility is open to both quads and dirtbikes however quad practice is held on Sunday. The track is available for private rental and camping is permitted.

Moto Cove

This family friendly offroad park offers about 38 miles of marked and rated one way trails that form four separate loops. The terrain is very rugged with lots of obstacles that range from steep hill climbs, loose chunk rock, boulders, deep mud puddles and some deep trenches. There is a small beginner loop that is about two miles long but the main trail system is really geared for experienced riders.

The property has a full service campground which offers spacious sites, RV hookups, swimming beach, boat ramp (electric motors only), cabins, picnic shelters and store that sells firewood, ice, night crawlers and sodas.

Primland Resort

The illustrious Primland Resort is an upscale mountaintop reprieve in Meadows of Dan that happens to offer guided ATV tours through portions of their 12,000 acres. Learn to ride an ATV or two-person side-by-side with the comfort of knowing help is with you on the trail. While you may bring your own ATV, you may not ride without a guide. Reservations are required to tour.

Peters Mill Run and Taskers Gap OHV System

Peters Mill Run and Taskers Gap OHV System offers 40 miles of trails.  Five trailheads from the Edinburg vicinity on the west side of Massanutten Mountain give you options on where to unload and get going. The Edinburg Gap trailhead has a restroom. OHV stands for Off-Highway Vehicles and includes four-wheel drive vehicles (trucks, jeeps, etc.), motorcycles, motorbikes, and ATVs. A permit is required.

Spearhead Trails

The Spearhead Trails system continues to grow and expand, becoming the largest and most exciting ATV destination in Virginia. Please note that all trails require permits to ride. The black trails are for expert riders only, and staying on the trails is mandatory.

Mountain View Trail 

The Mountain View Trail in Wise County offers one picturesque view after another along more than 60 miles, starting in the beautiful town of St. Paul.

Pocahontas Trail

The Original Pocahontas Trail in Tazewell County was added to the trail system in 2014, with a second half built in 2015. These portions add over 50 additional miles of off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails. The Original Pocahontas Trail takes you through shaded woods that open to breathtaking vistas. The section has two trail heads; one begins in the small town of Pocahontas and the second is a few miles outside of the town at Boissevain Park.

Stone Mountain

The most recent trail added to the Spearhead Trail System is Stone Mountain, offering 30 miles of challenging course for experienced riders only. This is a technical trail that contains nine panoramic overlooks, showcasing the beauty and the rugged terrain of southwest Virginia.

Coal Canyon Trail

The Coal Canyon Trail in Buchanan County opened in late spring 2015, and is a 20-mile trail that riders of every skill level can enjoy. A further 100 miles of trails is being planned to add to the Coal Canyon Trail, which will connect Grundy to the town of Haysi.

Stone Mountain

The most recent trail added to the Spearhead Trail System is Stone Mountain, offering 30 miles of challenging course for experienced riders only. This is a technical trail that contains nine panoramic overlooks, showcasing the beauty and the rugged terrain of southwest Virginia.

Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure

Opening in Spring 2017, will offer cabin and campground rentals for those riding the Spearhead ATV trails, as well as a 7,500 square foot visitors center, a rock climbing wall, archery tag, all-season tubing, and guided elk viewing tours.

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The New River 500

Giles County, Virginia The New River 500 will be held April 7-9th in Giles County, Virginia and encompass over 500 kilometers of riding. Depending route and lunch destination, riders will experience between 150-160 miles per day during your weekend. This event is an all-inclusive dual sport adventurer’s dream. Also allowed and welcomed: ATV’s, Side by Side’s and off-road dirtbike. If you are bringing an untagged vehicle, you must register for the Off Road Course Package. A multiple day opportunity to ride and socialize- you will want to mark your calendars for this. Bring your bike and experience tours through the mountains of the New River Valley. Come for the riding, stay for the fellowship and enjoy world-class destination dining, all at the New River 500.

What is included in your registration: Access to Kairos property on Friday evening or Saturday morning, primitive tent camping for two nights, bathhouses, and necessary facilities, event party on Saturday evening, world class destination dining for both Saturday and Sunday lunches, souvenir t-shirt and guided or self-guided routes through Giles County and surrounding areas. The course information will be shared only with registered participants at the event. There will be all levels available for skill and interest.