Explore the Hatfield McCoy Region

Mercer County

LET US BE YOUR GUIDE ON THE TRAIL M ercer County is the perfect place to get muddy on the Hatfield-McCoy Trails! The area offers spectacular riding through the year. In the spring, snowmelt and rainfall create

Eats on the trail If you don’t want to take the time to come off the trails to eat, no worries. Grab some great grub at any of these easily accessible spots along the trail. Lynn’s Drive Inn located in Bluewell is the only drive-in left in the county. Enjoy a nostalgic taste of cheeseburgers, fries, milkshakes, and more. Also located in Bluewell on the campus of an ATV luxury resort, Buffalo Trails Restaurant serves up buffalo burgers, wood-fired pizza, chicken, beer, and more for ATV riders and locals. Looking to get your day started with a hot breakfast? Tudor’s in Bluewell is the king of breakfast biscuits. The Corner Shop is a delightful old-fashioned soda fountain locat- ed in historic Bramwell and is one of the most unique places to dine in West Virginia. Drive your ATV right on up to the Old School Grocery in Mont- calm and start your day with a hearty breakfast before hitting the trails—or grab a hamburger or a Hunt Brothers Pizza for lunch or dinner. Wrong Turn Pizza , located near the county line of Mercer and McDowell County, offers pizza, subs and of course, cold beer. Eat inside or pick it up on the way back to the campfire.

awesome conditions for riders who aren’t afraid of a little mud. The trails here are world-class, and riders say that the mud is, too! Trail mud in Southern West Virginia is thinner and easier for riders.There are plenty of mud holes that you can pop in, splash around in, and come right out of in regular all-terrain tires. Another plus to riding the trails in the spring are blooming wildflowers and new, green leaves on trees that greet you as you speed past them. Summertime is sweet in the mountains. Head out early to catch first light and enjoy the cool mornings of southern West Virginia. Pack cold drinks and take a few breaks before you change directions, searching for water holes and mud. Later, sit around the campfire and enjoy being away from it all, under the stars. In the fall , the mountains burst into a colorful wave of burnt orange, vibrant red and golden yellow. Late September and early to mid October allow riders to enjoy the bold change of the seasons, and enjoy the ride. Don’t let winter slow you down. A few inches of snow turns the mountains into a magical snow globe. Ride on fresh snow and enjoy crisp, and enjoy the crisp air. Don’t forget to bundle up before you head out into the stillness of winter. If you’ve never ridden the Hatfield-McCoy Trails, it’s important to make sure your first trips are with a group of more experienced riders to get familiar with the trails. The best way to do that in Mercer County is to book a guided tour with Crazy Mountain Cycles. This ATV outfitter in Bluefield will take you out and show you the ropes. If you don’t have your own ATV or UTV, Crazy Mountain Cycles also rents RZR RS1, RZR XP 1000 2-seater, RZR XP 1000 4-seater for the best rides and most fun possible.

You have your permit to ride, now you just need a place to stay! Lucky for you, there are plenty of places in Mercer County to stay with access to the trails. Spaces range from accommodations for large groups, intimate cabins for two, tree houses with forest views or vacation homes. Find a complete list of lodging on our visitmercercounty.com.

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