The state best known for the Chesapeake Bay and the city of Baltimore still has a fair amount of recreational outdoor space including recreational ATV riding.

Are ATVs Street Legal in Maryland?

In general, ATV’s are not street legal in Maryland. You must have a title and registration for your ATV in Maryland, and you may not ride them on public lands unless specifically designated as an OHV trail.

Best ATV Trails in Maryland

Potomac-Garrett State Forest- Maryland ATV Trails In Spring and Summer

One of the few public areas where you can find ATV trails in Maryland is the Potomac-Garrett State Forest near Oakland in Western Maryland.

Savage River State Forest

Savage River State Forest is located near Grantsville, approximately 40 minutes from the Potomac-Garrett State Forest. Similarly, these trails have restricted usage, and are only open to snowmobiles from December 15 through March 15.

Wolf Den Run State Park- Maryland ATV Trails in the Coal Mines

This state park near Oakland has recently opened to Off-Road Vehicles after an extensive land-use study of this former coal-mining area. Wolf Den Run State Park requires reservations and payment of a day-use fee or an annual passport.

The Landing MX Park

This motocross park near Easton has a designated quad track for ATV’s, while the rest of the park has three tracks dedicated to motorbikes. The Landing MX Park is a fun spot for the whole family, as there’s also a PeeWee track for the kids.

Wicomico Motor Sports Park

This spot near Charlotte Hall Maryland is near several popular motorsports destinations. Wicomico Motor Sports Park is just a stone’s throw from the Maryland International Raceway, and Budd’s Creek Motocross Park.

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