Northeast of Jacksonville near Maysville in the Croatan National Forest, the Black Swamp OHV Area has an 8 mile trail system open to dirt biking.
To reach the trailhead from the intersection of US 17 and SR 58 in Maysville, go south on SR 58 for 2.25 miles. Turn left (east) on SSR 1105 (Catfish Lake Road) and go 6.5 miles to the intersection with SSR 152 (Black Swamp Road.) Look for the parking lot on the right.
Overall, Black Swamp ORV Area is the 7th most popular dirt bike trail of all 17 dirt biking rides in North Carolina.