Near Ashland in McDowell County, the Indian Ridge Trail System is open to dirt biking. It is part of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area, a 500 mile multi-use trail system combining singletracks and fire roads on corporate-owned property. It starts at the Ashland Trailhead and winds through the hills.
The Indian Ridge Trail System has one trailhead with a 2 acre parking area and restrooms. This trail offers a nice variety of trails for all difficulty levels. The breakdown in trail percentage for this trail system is as follows: 24% are green trails (easiest), 47% are blue trails (more difficult), 20% are black trails (most difficult), and 9% are orange trails (single track). This trail system offers community access to the Town of Norhfork and the Town of Keystone.
The Ashland Trailhead of the Indian Ridge Trail System is located a short distance from I-77 near Princeton and Bluefield West Virginia. Driving north or south on Interstate-77, take Exit 1, follow truck route US 52 N through Bluefield to US 52 North 26.3 miles to Northfork, make a sharp right turn North onto Country Road 17 (Northfork-Ashland Road). Continue on County Road 17 another 6.5 miles to the entrance of the Ashland Trailhead.
Overall, Indian Ridge Trails - West is the 11th most popular dirt bike trail of all 11 dirt biking rides in West Virginia.