White Sulpher ATV Trail

The 3rd most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Kentucky.

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West of Lexington and southeast of Salt Lick in the Daniel Boone National Forest, the White Sulphur ATV Trail System is a 20 mile multi-use trail system open to ATV riding, off-road motorcycle riding and horseback riding. The system consists of forest service roads and newly constructed trails. This trail is designed for use by novice and moderately experienced riders. Consists of a system of trail segments arranged in connecting loops.

Motorized riders are required to purchase and carry an ATV recreation pass, and conspicuously affix the pass to their all-terrain vehicle. Suitable for ATVs less than 50 wide.

Cave Run Lake is located within the scenic Eastern Highlands region of Kentucky in Bath, Rowan, Morgan and Menifee Counties. The 8,270-acre lake is surrounded by the northern-most section of the Daniel Boone National Forest. The dam forming the lake is on the Licking River, 173.6 miles above its confluence with the Ohio River. The lake is about 60 road miles east of Lexington, Kentucky. Exits 123, 133 and 137 off Interstate 64 provide the primary access routes to the lake area.

DIRECTIONS: From I-64: Take Exit 133 off I-64 south towards Salt Lick, Ky. At the caution light in Salt Lick turn on to KY 211 to Forest Road 129 towards Clear Creek. Just past the Clear Creek Country Store turn left at the White Sulphur sign at Forest Road 105 and go until you see the White Sulphur ATV trailhead, which is 1/4 mile past the turn-off to the horse camp.

Parking: At ATV trailhead off Forest Road 105 (1/4 mile past White Sulphur Horse Camp). Closes at 10 pm. This route is near the Big South Fork recreation area.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding is prohibited on all Forest Service roads.

Overall, White Sulpher ATV Trail is the 3rd most popular ATV riding trail of all 15 ATV trails in Kentucky. Several of the better atv trails are nearby White Sulpher ATV Trail including Renfro OHV Route, Turkey Foot OHV Route, S-Tree OHV Route, Redbird Crest Trail, Daniel Boone Trail System and Big Dog ATV Route.


Local Contact(s):  DBNF (606) 784-6428; Kentucky Tourism (800) 225-TRIP.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike! The Ozarks" from Steve Henry

Best Season:  May - Nov

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Clear Creek Campground

Breakfast Restaurant:  Hancock Grocery

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/dbnf/

Article Source:   White Sulpher ATV Trail For ATV Riding - Kentucky ATV Trails https://www.trailsource.com/?type=ATV&id=14735

GPS:  38.09274, -83.58216

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  8/7/2016

ID:  14735

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