Black Mountain Recreational Park ~ Kentucky

In keeping with trying to bring to the forefront all of the available off roading locations around the state, I bring to you today Black Mountain Recreational Park located in Kentucky. If you know of a spot that we haven’t featured yet, please let us know and we will ad it to our list. Please provide the URL with your suggestion. If the site does not have a current website, give us some background information on it and address and we will get it posted.

Here is some information about Black Mountain Recreational Park from the Black Mountain Recreational Park official website:

Since opening in 2005, Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area has became a top off-road destination in the United States. Over 200 miles of trails on more than 7,000 acres accommodates ATV, 4×4 and dirt-bike enthusiasts alike. Trails are rated by difficulty and signed for easy navigation.

Officially opened June 4, 2005, Black Mountain Recreational Park receives tens of thousands of riders each year from all over the world who come to take in the beauty and take on the challenge of the rugged Appalachian Mountains.
• Open all day, all year-round
• Over 200 Miles of Marked and Rated Trails
• Approximately 7,000 Acres of Mountainous Terrain
• Elevations up to 3,300 feet high
• Detailed trail maps available
• Beginner, Intermediate and Extreme ATV Trails
• Levels 1 through 5 4×4 Trails and Obstacles
• Two Convenient Trailheads
• Minutes from rental cabins, RV Hookups and other amenities

A general use permit is required for each vehicle entering the area.
Yearly permits and 31 day permits are available for purchase at either trailhead.

Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area is located in Harlan County, which can be found where US Highway 119 and US Highway 421 meet in southeastern Kentucky. The property is located approximately 8 miles east of the City of Harlan on the Black Mountain Range, which runs between US Highway 119 and Kentucky Highway 38.

Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area Website
Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area FaceBook

Written by Andrew

"You're telling me it's got four wheels, two seats and goes faster than the speed limit? Good, I'm driving."


  1. We spent a week in the area on vacation last year. We had a blast and will probably spend another week there this coming summer. I wish we had the time and opportunity to visit the park in every season, but alas, work schedules will not allow us to do it.


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