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Lewis County ATV Trail System

Friday, June 27, 2014
Alt Names Tug Hill ATV Trails, Black River, Adirondacks
Last Known Status Open
DESCRIPTION

This area was created by a cooperative effort between the county and some private land owners and offers a total network of around 600 miles of multiple use trails including a separate 144 acre play area. A trail permit is required and upon purchase a trail map is given for no additional fee. ATVs must be registered and carry proof of insurance. Future plans are to add additional trails and play areas.

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LOCATION
Nearest City Lowville, NY
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From: Lowville, NY
1)**Note: Driving directions to the staging area can be obtained upon purchasing trail permit.
TYPE OF AREA
Area Trail
Land Private, County Land
QUALITY
Rating Rating    Very Good    
Recommended Stay 1-2 Days
TERRAIN
Miles Of Trail 600
Climate Type Forest
Trail Maintenance Marked, Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose Dirt This trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard Pack The trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
Sand This trail has no sandy areas.None
Mud The trail has some mud after it rains.Some
Dust The trail has little dust on typical days.Little
Rocks This trail has little rocks.Little
Trees The trail has almost all trees.All
Roads This county land has mostly roads.Mostly
Shade This county land has almost all shaded areas.All
Hazards This trail has few hazards.Few (hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain Novice This trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain Amateur This trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain Expert This trail has little expert terrain.Little
REGULATIONS
Permit Required Yes Lewis County ATV Trail Permit
Dates Open May 1 - second Friday in October
Spark Arrestor Yes A spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise Limit Yes
Whip Flags Not Required
Maximum Vehicle Width Yes (70 inches) has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Permitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVs Permitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Permitted (maximum width 70 inches)
UTVs under 1,000lbs are permitted on the trails
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered) Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets Required Yes
Bicycles No Restriction
Hiking No Restriction
Horseback
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night Riding Unknown
Cross Country Prohibited vehicles must stay on trail
Fireworks Prohibited
Firearms Prohibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement Some ATV/Saddle Mounted Patrol
Insurance *Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.
Comment Vehicles must have current registration and insurance to obtain trail permit.
FEES
Parking ($0.00)
Entry ($0.00)
Riding Yes ($40.00 per OHV)
Non-members - $80/machine
Camping
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
KEY SERVICES
First Aid First Aid Lowville, NY Lewis County General Hospital  (315) 376-5001
Gasoline Gasoline Lowville, NY Chevron (315) 376-2531
Diesel Diesel Lowville, NY Chevron (315) 376-2531
Potable Water Water Lowville, NY Happy Hollow Campground (315) 376-4345
RV Hookups RV Hookup Lowville, NY Happy Hollow Campground (315) 376-4345
RV Dump Station RV Disposal Lowville, NY Happy Hollow Campground (315) 376-4345
Primitive Camping Campground 1-5 Miles (S) Whetstone Gulf State Park (315) 376-6630
Convenience Store Conv Store Lowville, NY Stewart's Shop (315) 376-4542
Swimming Swim Area 1-5 Miles (S) Whetstone Gulf State Park (315) 376-6630
Body of Water Water Body 1-5 Miles (S) Whetstone Gulf State Park (315) 376-6630
Boating Launch Boat Ramp 20-30 Miles (NE) The Stillwater Shop (315) 376-2110
CONTACTS
Contact Info Lewis County Chamber of Commerce
7559 South State Street
Lowville, NY 13367
(315) 376-2213
info@lewiscountychamber.org
www.lewiscountychamber.org
Contact Info Lewis County ATV Trail Permit Info
permits.lewiscountynytrails.org
Contact Info Tug Hill Adirondack ATV Association
P.O. Box 84
Copenhagen, NY 13626
president@tughilladirondacksatv.com
tughilladirondacksatv.com
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Lewis County ATV Trail System

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Lewis County ATV Trail System

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Lewis County ATV Trail System Photo

Lewis County ATV Trail System

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Lewis County ATV Trail System

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