10 Best Places to Ride ATVs: Ohio Edition
Updated: Apr 15
If you're in Ohio and looking for new places to take your ATV, we've put together a list of noteworthy places that are worth the trip. This is not a ranking and the list is in no particular order.
1. Bear Creek Ranch KOA
Located in East Sparta, Bear Creek is open year round and offers 26 miles of marked trails on 180 acres with 250 Ft. hill climb, woods and creeks.They also have camping and cottage rentals if you're looking to make a longer trip. For more information on their location and other activities offered at Bear Creek, visit their website here.
2. Renegade Ridge
If you're near Bloomingdale OH, Renegade Ridge has 15+ miles of marked trails ranging from "easy" to "hard" to accommodate riders of all skill levels and experience. To check the dates they're open and for other information, check out their website here.
3. Doug Dunaway Memorial Motocross Park
"The Doug" is owned and operated by the City of Harrison and is free to the public. It has a 1.2 mile long track of natural terrain as well as a separate beginner track. This park does not have its own website, but you can visit the Facebook group for more information.
4. Maumee State Forest
Maumee State Forest is in Swanton has 7 miles of trail that is mainly flat terrain which makes it great for beginners. And is also free to the public. For more information on Maumee visit their website here.
5. Tecumseh Trails
Located in Hemlock, Tecumseh Trails has 45+ miles of trails over 1,000+ acres, all across a wide variety of terrain. They have a marked trail and rating system to make their trails welcome to riders of all skill levels. You can find more information on their website.
6. Pike State Forest
If you're near Latham, Pike State Forest offers approximately 20 miles of trails including a novice area as well as an experience area over a variety of terrain. Pike Forest is also free to the public. For more information, visit their website here.
7. Pine Lakes Raceway and Trails
Pine Lakes has been in Jefferson Ohio since 1969. They have a race track, classic off road trails, as well as a motocross track and an obstacle course. Pine Lake also has numerous events and races that are worth checking out. For more information and in depth descriptions on that trails, visit their Facebook Page or their website.
8. Sandusky Valley Riders
Established in 1928, Sandusky Valley Riders has built a place for riders of all skill levels. With 40 acres of trails and a 1.3 mile long motocross track. SVR is open year round. More information can be found on their website here.
9. Walhounding Hills Campground
Walhounding Hills has over 60 acres of space for ATV and off road riding. They offer groomed trails for beginners and hill climbs for the more experienced riders. For more information, visit their site here.
10. Bagley's ATV Campground
Located in New Straitsville and with direct access to the Wayne National Forest ATV trail system, Bagley's is a prime destination for off road enthusiasts. Bagley's has 75 miles of trails designated for ATVs and has trails for novices and experts. Check out their website for more information.