Mountain View For ATV Riding
The 12th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Virginia.
Sunday 29 October 2017 06:47 GMT
West of Roanoke and northwest of Adbingdon, the Mountain View Spearhead OHV trail system has over 100 miles of ATV riding. WIthin the Spearhead Trail System, the Mountain View Trails are known to be very scenic. Of the 58 trails, most are rated difficult or moderate. There are two trailheads with one near Maggie Way Campground and the other in Colburn at Dan Hall Mountain.
The Spearhead Trails in southwestern Viriginia consist of five ATV riding areas totaling 400 miles that are covered by one annual trail permit. The five ATV trail systems include Mountain View (100mi), Ridgeview (75mi), Stone Mountain (31mi), Coal Canyon (120mi) and the original Pocahontas (67mi). The multi-use Spearhead Trails are located in the coalfields/Heart of Appalachia region of Virginia and are maintained by the Southwest Regional Recreation Authority (SRRA). There are several rules for ATV riding on the Spearhead Trail system. First, a permit is required for every rider and every passenger regardless of age. Second, ATV riding is only allowed from dawn to dusk with no nighttime riding. A helmet is required for all riders and passengers. No alcohol or firearms are allowed on the trails. And, lastly, multiple riders are only allowed on machines designed for multiple riders.
Overall, Mountain View is the 12th most popular ATV riding trail of all 16 ATV trails in Virginia. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Mountain View including Ridgeview, Stone Mountain, Coal Canyon and Pocahontas.