ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Peters Mill Run and Tasker’s Gap

By Ian-Spiegel Blum

ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Peters Mill Run and Tasker’s Gap

If you’re a thrill seeker with a love for off-roading, Virginia’s great ATV locations provide excellent opportunity to escape into the wilderness. If you’re clamoring for your next off-roading adventure and don’t know where to start, we’re here to help. Start your engine and head to George Washington and Jefferson National Forests for an adventure you won’t forget.    

1. Bridgewater Coffee Co., Bridgewater, VA

Bridgewater Coffee Co. is a quaint coffee shop in the small town of Bridgewater, but their coffee packs a punch. Get yourself a big, steeping mug of hot goodness and a bagel before heading out on the road. It’s the only way to start your adventure out right.

2. Peters Mill Run and Tasker’s Gap at George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forest is one of the most popular off-road destinations in Virginia, and for good reason. They’ve got tons of trails open to motorists throughout the year (except from the third Monday in January to the third Monday in March). For this itinerary, stick to the Peters Mill Run and Tasker’s Gap area. Check out the map to find which trails are easy, intermediate, and more difficult. You’ll enjoy hours of off-roading fun here.

3. Shenandoah Caverns

The Shenandoah Caverns are one of Virginia’s most famous attractions. While you’re in the area, might as well stop by and take in the “breathtaking natural wonders, incredible geology and extraordinary crystalline formations on a one-hour guided tour.”

4. Prosecco Ristorante and Pizzeria, Bridgewater, VA

After a long day out in the forest, you’ve earned yourself a carb-loaded meal. Prosecco Ristorante serves delicious pizza of all kinds, calzones, pizza rolls, soups, pasta, chicken dishes, great apps, and more. 

5. By the Side of the Road Inn and Cottages, Harrisonburg, VA

By the Side of the Road in nearby Harrisonburg offers romantic luxury cottages, manor house suites, and spring water cottage suites for you to choose from. Consider signing up for an all-inclusive package for extra perks. Complimentary breakfast is served in the morning! 

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