Outdoor Recreation

Some say this is the best place in the world to Relax and ELEVATE

For the best ATV riding in the Commonwealth, head to southwestern Virginia where Spearhead Trails has carved out exciting and challenging trails for every skill level.  The best part is, your permit is good for a year from purchase and gets you on to all five trail systems with over 300 miles of off-road adventure. Better yet, they are all multi-use. Yes mountain biking and hiking is now allowed on the trails.

One Permit, Four Trail Systems, Hundreds of Miles!

Mountain View has expanded to over 100 tree-lined miles since opening in 2013, with 10 miles of dedicated single track for dirt bikes.  There are 2 trailheads, one located in the ATV-friendly town of St. Paul, where you can ride your OHV to your room, the store, and to get gas or food and brand new as of July 2017, the Coeburn trailhead located at Hwy 58A Business and Dan Hall Mountain Road.

Original Pocahontas offers nearly 65 miles of scenic twists and turns in a deep-woods setting.  The system provides spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and historic downtown, and can be accessed from 2 trailheads: one at Boissevain Park, and the other in the ATV-friendly town of Pocahontas, VA.

Stone Mountain boasts 30 miles of highly technical “blue and black” trails along the crests and curves of Stone and Black Mountains, and features 9 stunning overlooks.  The trailhead is at Leeman Park, which offers riders amenities that include an RV Park, swimming pool, horse arena/stables, playgrounds, volleyball, basketball, and tennis courts, as well as picnic pavilions.

Coal Canyon offers 60+ miles of family-friendly riding, built on reclaimed mine land, which offers a wide open field of view from these mountaintops.  With a trailhead at Grundy’s Poplar Gap Park, this multi-phase system is great for riders of all skill levels.

Ridgeview is Spearhead’s newest system with a good mix of beginner, intermediate and expert trails. Currently, there are over 50 miles of multi-use trails that connect to the ATV-friendly town of Haysi with plans to extend the separate equestrian and mountain biking trails to Breaks Interstate Park.

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In addition to great ATV trails, the Heart of Appalachia offers countless ways to ELEVATE & Relax your heart rate with camping, hiking, biking, climbing, sightseeing, and water adventures.  From our grand state parks, to one-of-a-kind natural wonders like The Devils Bathtub, High Knob Tower, Breaks Interstate Park, Natural Tunnel, Burkes Garden, and the Clinch River, just to name a few.  Bring along the camera, lace up your hiking shoes, and start up the campfire!

With so much to explore, you’ll want to come back again and again!

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