Wayehutta ATV Trail System

The 2nd most popular all terrain vehicle trail in North Carolina.

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North of Cashiers and southeast of Sylva in the Nantahala National Forest, the Wayehutta ATV Trail System (aka Roy A Taylor ATV Trail System) has 28 miles of looping ATV trails.This is a very popular family oriented trail system.

To reach the ATV riding trailhead for the Wayehutta ATV Trail System from the intersection of I-40 and I-26 in Asheville, go west on I-40 for 18.5 miles. Go southwest on US 23 / US 74 and travel 22 miles. Go south on US 23 Business towards Sylva and go 1.6 miles. Take a left (south) on SR 107 and go 3 miles. Turn left on SR 1002 (Old Cullumbee Road) and travel 3.2 miles. Go left on SR 1732 and go about 1 mile. Take a left on SR 1731 (Wayehutta Road) and go 3.8 miles to the Trailhead.

Trail Descriptions:

Trail # 455 Upper Wayehutta Creek 4.0 Miles More Difficult

Trail # 456 Locust Gap 3.3 Miles More Difficult

Trail # 457 Locust Gap Connector 0.5 Miles More Difficult

Trail # 458 Hemlock Ridge 0.7 Miles More Difficult

Trail # 459 Sawmill Bottoms 1.1 Miles Most Difficult

Trail # 460 Black Mountain 2.8 Miles More Difficult

Trail # 461 Sunset Ridge 1.2 Miles Most Difficult

Trail # 463 Deep Gap 0.9 Miles More Difficult

Trail # 464 Parker Knob Road 1.4 Miles Most Difficult

Trail # 465 Parker Knob Connector 0.5 Miles Easy

Trail # 467 Buck Knob Connector 0.6 Miles More Difficult

Trail # 468 Buck Knob 1.3 Miles Most Difficult

Trail # 474 Wolf Pen Gap 1.1 Miles More Difficult

The trail system is maintained by the Smoky Mountain Off-Road Vehicle Club. To ride at this area, you must pay a fee at the self-pay station and carry the receipt with you at all times. All trail vehicles must have a spark arrestor installed and have a muffler (max 99dBa).

Overall, Wayehutta ATV Trail System is the 2nd most popular ATV riding trail of all 10 ATV trails in North Carolina.

Wayehutta ATV Trail System - North Carolina ATV Riding Trails

Nantahala National Forest (NC/US)

Wayehutta ATV Trail System - North Carolina ATV Riding Trails

Nantahala National Forest (NC/US)

Wayehutta ATV Trail System ATV Trails Map



Local Contact(s):  Nantahala National Forest (828) 524-6441 or (828) 526-3765; North Carolina Tourism (919) 733-4171; Smoky Mountain ORV Club (828) 586-5679.

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

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

Article Source:   Wayehutta ATV Trail System For ATV Riding - North Carolina ATV Trails https://www.trailsource.com/?type=ATV&id=15932

GPS:  35.35649, -83.13043

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  8/2/2016

ID:  15932

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