Areas like upstate New York and the Finger Lakes region have some of the best ATV trails in New York. Since the majority of New York’s population resides in the greater New York City area, that leaves a lot of wide-open land to explore on your ATV.
When it comes to rules and regulations, you should know that ATVs are not street legal in New York; they are only allowed on designated roads and trails.
There are very few public lands that are set aside for OHV use in New York. The majority of ATV trails in New York are on private land.
The Lewis County ATV Trail System encompasses over 600 miles of open land. The trails cross both public and private land, so strict rules are in place to ensure ongoing cooperation from landowners.
– Black River Valley Four Wheelers Club, Brantingham, NY – Black River Valley Riders, Carthage, NY – Highmarket Wheelers ATV Club, Constableville, NY – North Oneida County ATV Club, Boonville, NY – Tug Hill Adirondack ATV Association, Copenhagen, NY – Tug Hill Wheelers ATV Club Inc, Copenhagen, NY
– Flat Rock Inn, Lowville, NY – West Winds Motel, Turin, NY
South-Central New York is home to Tall Pines ATV Park, with some of the most popular ATV trails in New York! There are over 70 miles of trails, from beginner-friendly to expert-level ATV trails.
Demon Run Trails is about one hour from both Rochester and Buffalo, making it a premier destination for ATV trails in Western New York.
Mettowee Off-Road Extreme Park has 120 acres of ATV terrain that ranges from rock gardens to mud bogs. They allow pretty much any type of OHV or 4×4, so be prepared to share the terrain with all kinds of vehicles.