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Daniel Boone ATV Trails

Monday, July 11, 2016

Alt Names

Leslie County

Last Known StatusClosed

Located in southeastern Kentucky, this area at one time offered hundreds of miles of marked and rated ATV trails and a full service campground but is now closed. This listing will remain up for historical purposes and to save you a wasted trip.

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Nearest CityHyden, KY
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From: Hyden, KY
1) Take SR-421/80 west about 4 miles
2) Look for Willie Begley Memorial RV Park on the left, stage here.


LandCounty Land


Proshundreds of miles of trails, beautiful forest scenery, plenty of wildlife viewing opportunities, trail system is open year-round
Our RatingRatingVery Good    
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)


Square Miles6
Miles Of Trail100
Climate TypeForest
Elevation900 to 1500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has few small jumps.Few
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Single TrackThis county land has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis county land has some roads.Some
IntersectionsThis trail has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe county land has some rider traffic on typical days.Some
ShadeThis county land has many shaded areas.Many
Ranges/GunfireThis county land has no shooting ranges or gunfire.None
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


Permit RequiredYesCan be purchased onsite
Dates OpenClosed
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers Four WheelersPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYes
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingYes
Cross CountryProhibitedstay on the trail
AlcoholNo Restriction
Emergency / Law EnforcementFew/Periodic
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.


ParkingNo ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingYes ($7.00 per rider)
Three Day Pass - $15; Annual Pass - $40.00
Tent: $11.00
RV: $21.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00


First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (E)Mary Breckinridge Hospital (606) 672-2901
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (E)Shell (606) 672-3600
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (E)Shell (606) 672-3600
Potable Water WaterOn Site Willie Begley Memorial RV Park (606) 672-4875
RV Hookups RV HookupOn Site Willie Begley Memorial RV Park (606) 672-4875
RV Dump Station RV DisposalOn Site Willie Begley Memorial RV Park (606) 672-4875
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (E)Shell (606) 672-3600
Swimming Swim Area30+ Miles (W)Laurel River Lake (606) 864-4163
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site Rockhouse Creek/Laurel Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp30+ Miles (W)Laurel River Lake (606) 864-4163



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Daniel Boone ATV Trails

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Example of terrain at Daniel Boone ATV Trails

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Motorcycle in the water at Daniel Boone ATV Trails

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Scenery at Daniel Boone ATV Trails

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RV Trailer Staging Area and Camping at Daniel Boone ATV Trails

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