10 Must-Visit ATV Parks for a Perfect Weekend Getaway

If you're a thrill-seeker, don't miss out on these adrenaline-pumping ATV parks.

By Trent Jonas

10 Must-Visit ATV Parks for a Perfect Weekend Getaway

Miles upon miles of forested trails and mud, rock crawling through rugged terrain—get your dose of adrenaline from one of America's many exhilarating ATV parks. From North Carolina to Colorado, these ATV parks boast thousands of acres, terrain ranging from sand dunes to mud bogs, obstacle courses, and so much more. Next time you go riding, make a whole trip of it because these places require it. Here are some of our favorite ATV destinations in America and where to stay nearby.  

Brushy Mountain Motor Sports Park, Taylorsville, NC

Brushy Mountain Motor Sports Park consists of more than 1,700 acres and over 100 miles of trails through the forests and across the slopes of North Carolina’s Brush Mountains. Camping is available at the park, itself, or the Lodges at Brushy Mountain is a great place to escape from the day’s adrenaline rush and relax.

Badlands Off Road Park, Attica, IN

Folks in western Indiana get their off-roading fix at Badlands Off Road Park near Attica. The park boasts more than 800 acres of multi-directional terrain that ranges from sand dunes and gravel to wooded trails, streams, mud, and rocks. Riders of all experience levels will find a trail that makes them happy. The park’s Off the Trail Vacation Rentals and Campground offers 14 rental cabins and houses, as well as camping accommodations. The Eagles Nest Lodge offers alternative lodging in nearby Williamsport.

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Tall Pines ATV Park, Andover, NY

Tall Pines ATV Park is worth the trip to western New York. The park boasts more than 70 miles of well-maintained, forested trails—including mud bogs and an obstacle course—that riders of all experience levels can enjoy. There are several rental cabins available within the park. If availability is limited, the Hann Homestead Inn is just minutes away from Tall Pines.

The Cliffs Insane Terrain Off Road Park, Marseilles, IL

If you’re looking for the best ATV riding in the Chicagoland area, head for the Cliffs Insane Terrain Off Road Park on the Illinois River near Marseilles. The Cliffs boasts more than 300 ridable, forested acres with an interconnected trail system. You’ll find camping at the close-by Glenwood RV Resort or stay in the Starved Rock Lodge at the state park of the same name.

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Reedsport, OR

The only public off-roading area on this list, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area offers spectacular ATV riding in a stunning Pacific Coast setting. The trails connect several off-road staging areas, and ATV-friendly camping is available by permit in the recreation area. Alternatively, you can stay at the nearby Winchester Bay Inn.

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Rausch Creek Trailriders, Valley View, PA

The Rausch Creek Trailriders are a network of trails that crisscross 8,500 acres of mountainous coal land in the forests of central Pennsylvania. Members enjoy unfettered access to the trails—some of the best in the state—but the public is welcome several times a year, as well. Twin Grove RV Resort and Cottages, in nearby Pine Grove, offers both camping options and rental cottages.

Florida Tracks and Trails, Punta Gorda, FL

With more than 1,000 acres of terrain, Florida Tracks and Trails, in Punta Gorda, is the Sunshine State’s biggest off-road park. In addition to the trails, the park offers swimming, concessions, paintball, a full bar, and overnight camping. For riders who prefer to get away from the park at night, head into town and stay at the PG Waterfront Hotel and Suites.

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Bikini Bottoms Off Road and Zip Line Park, Dyersburg, TN

In eastern Tennessee, you can ride the tracks ‘til your heart’s content at Bikini Bottoms Off Road and Zip Line Park near Dyersburg. The family-owned park offers terrain suited for everyone from beginners to the most-extreme riders. You can camp at the park for free on event weekends or by appointment on other days. If you’d prefer different accommodations, the Reelfoot Lake Inn is just up the road in East Tiptonville.

Muddy Bottoms ATV and Recreation Park, Sarepta, LA

With more than 5,000 acres of park and over 200 miles of trails in Northwest Louisiana, Muddy Bottoms ATV and Recreation Park is a trail riders’ paradise. In addition to their trails, Muddy Bottoms also host events like concerts and Mudapalooza. Stay at Loft on the Square in nearby Magnolia, Arkansas, or camp at the Beaver Dam Campground in the Kisatchie National Forest.

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RAM Off-Road Park, Colorado Springs, CO

All-terrain enthusiasts in Colorado flock to RAM Off-Road Park’s 86 acres of heart-pounding terrain. You can practice your rock crawling skills or launch your ATV for some adrenaline-packed airborne action. More of a spectator? RAM hosts several off-road races and events every year. Hotel Elegante is nearby and has plenty of parking for trailers. 

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