Best Kentucky OHV/4WD Trails

Kentucky has 9 off-highway vehicle routes.

Located in the US, the OHV driving in Kentucky offers more than a half-dozen beautiful OHV / 4WD trails. The best Kentucky OHV driving based on popularity are considered to be Black Mountain Offroad, Turkey Bay OHV Park, Rock Ridge OHV Route, Turkey Foot OHV Route, and S-Tree OHV Route. For a detailed OHV riding trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Kentucky OHV driving trail below.

Featured OHV/4WD TRAILS

Black Mountain Offroad

In Harlan County, the Black Mountain Offroad Park has miles of routes for OHV jeeps and truck on over 7,000 acres of abandoned mining lands. There are rugged trails and old access roads to explore. The county is looking to lease an additional 30,000 acres.  MORE INFO

Turkey Bay OHV Park

Northeast of Nashville near Golden Pond in Land Between The Lakes, the 2,500 acres Turkey Bay OHV Park has 100 miles of OHV trails through flat meadows, mud bogs and over rolling hills. For a challenge, try the terrain near Kentucky Lake with 600 feet elevation change and great vistas.  MORE INFO

Rock Ridge OHV Route

The Rock Ridge OHV Route is a 5.1 mile route open to OHV users and horseback riding. There are many sharp turns, hills and other forest hazards.  MORE INFO

S-Tree OHV Route

In Jackson County near McKee, the S-Tree OHV Route is a 9.5 mile stretch of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. It is a fifty inch wide, single lane trail with two-way traffic. The grades are moderate (under 30%). Most of the route is through wooded terrain.  MORE INFO

Turkey Foot OHV Route

In Jackson County near McKee, the Turkey Foot OHV Route is a 9 mile stretch of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. It is a fifty inch wide, single lane trail with two-way traffic. The grades are moderate (under 30%).  MORE INFO

Ano OHV Route

In the Somerset Ranger District, the Ano OHV Route is a 3 mile route with sharp turns and rolling terrain open to 4WD vehicles. The trailhead is located to the east of Somerset.  MORE INFO

Renfro OHV Route

In Jackson County near McKee, the Renfro OHV Route is a 4 mile route that begins on the south side of road opposite S-Tree picnic shelter. Trail makes a loop south of the campground, following the ridgeline southeast of FDR 431 before dropping down a steep, rocky hill into Renfro Branch.  MORE INFO

Goodwater OHV Route

In the Somerset Ranger District, the Goodwater OHV Route is a 3 mile route with sharp turns and rolling terrain. The OHV staging area is located to the east of Somerset.  MORE INFO