Updated: May 17
North Carolina is famous for many things. Its accents, southern hospitality, and sweet tea. What else it has going for it is awesome places to ride your ATVs. Here are some of the best places to ride ATVs in North Carolina.
1. Busco Beach ATV Park and Campground
Located in Goldsboro and literally surrounded by the Neuse River Busco Beach is a sandy trail with deep water crossings. They have mud pits and beach trails. Amenities include hot showers and RV hookups. There are concerts and cookouts in the area as well as an area for fishing and jet skis. Learn more about Busco Beach.
2. Rockcrusher Farm
Technically in Georgia Rockcrusher Farm has 20 miles of trails on 560 acres of land. They also have 15 miles of 5 diamond-rated trails and extreme hill climbs for the most advanced of riders. They do not have a regular schedule so call ahead for hours.
Visit the Rockcrusher Farm website.
3. Jibtopia Wake Park
From far south to far north Jibtopia Wake Park is located between Danville Virginia and Roxboro North Carolina. Jibtopia has 12 miles of designated ATV trails. Jibtopia has a lot of other things to do. It is known for wakeboarding and also has horseback riding and a full bar and grill on-site. There tent and RV sites as well as cabin rentals. Learn more Here.
4. Cape Fear ATV Park
About 60 miles NE of Wilmington in Elizabethtown is Cape Fear ATV Park. There are 30 miles of wood trials. There are also sandpits and mud bogs to play around in. There's on-site camping, showers, and hot food. Learn more here.
5. Uwharrie OHV
Popular amongst 4x4 enthusiasts Uwharrie Parks trails are great for advanced quad riders too. With steep climbs, this is a tricky course that will test your skills. Visit the website to learn more.
6. Wayehutta OHV
28 miles of marked trails Wayehutta in Pisgah National Forest is a fun well-maintained area to ride in North Carolina's mountainous region. There is something for every skill level with some rocky hard to traverse regions. You will need to buy a permit offsite before riding. Learn more here.
7. Outback ATV Park
East of Laurinburg in Scotland County is Outback ATV Park. The park has 800 acres of trails to explore. There is also a mud bog and a peewee track. There are concerts and events there during the summer. Visit the Outback ATV Park website here.
8. Deep Creek ATV Park
Just north of Fayetteville is deep creek ATV park. There are over 10 miles of sand trails and pits to ride in. There are concerts and fireworks during their special events. They have RC hookups and other camping available. Look up more here.
9. Brushy Mountain
30 miles from Statesville is Brushy Mountain. There are over 100 miles of trails through dense forests up the mountain on 1700 acres of land. The trails range from an easy youth specialized trail to diamond rated advanced trails. Visit the Brushy Mountain page for more information.
10. Brown Mountain OHV Trails
In between Lenoir and Morgantown in central North Carolina is Brown Morgantown. The Brown Mountain OHV offers 34 miles of designated trails through Pisgah national forest. Brown Mountain itself is known for mysterious lights at night. Learn more here.
For these trails, I recommend the DRR EV Adventure. It's the perfect mix of work and play. It is the best way to explore the forests and hills of North Carolina.