Knott County has started an OHV Club called the Knott County Trail Riders for ATV'ers and Dirtbikers. President is Tim Cody, Vice Presidents Bruce Kelley and Fairly Mullins, Treasurer Tommy Thomas and Secretary Karen Jones. This is part of the Countywide Adventure Tourism Park System, the Knott County Fiscal Court is creating.
To become a member of the Knott County Trail Riders, there is a $25 per person or $40 per family fee which provides FREE access to all trail events and county designated trails and provides special discounts at a number of our sponsor businesses. For more information, email us at:email@example.com
Knott County's First Annual Ground Poundin' ATV Trail Ride.
On April 20-22, 2007, the Knott County Trail Riders held their First Annual Ground Poundin' Trail Ride. Over 450 attended the event on Saturday with people coming from as far away as Dayton, Ohio and North August, South Carolina. 389 people registered. Sixteen Kentucky counties were represented (Bath Boyd, Breathitt, Floyd, Greenup, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Perry, Pike, Powell, Warren, Woodford) and six counties in Ohio (Crawford, Cuyahoga, Greene, Montgomery and Warren). 50 or more riders came just for Sunday's ride but names and addresses were not collected on that date. Total attendees for the 3-day event was estimated at just over 500 people. Click here for photos from the Spring event.
Don't forget to check out the Knott County Trail Riders new website! CLICK HERE.
All riders must register before riding the trails.
Stay on the designated trails only.
No rail buggies, 4 x 4's, or 4-WD vehicles on trails
Please do not litter; if you take it onto the trails, please bring it out with you
Camping permitted only in designated areas.
KRS statue requires all riders 16 & younger to wear a DOT approved helmet
The Golden Rules of the ATV Safety Institute
Always wear a helmet and other protective gear.
Never ride on public roads - another vehicle could hit you.
Never ride under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
Never carry a passenger on a single-rider vehicle.
Ride an ATV that is right for your age: Age 6 & older - under 70cc;
Age 12 & older - 70cc - 90cc;
Age 16 & older - over 90cc.
Supervise riders 16 & younger - ATV's are not toys.
Ride only on designated trails and at a safe speed. Take an ATV Rider Course.
Ask about the next course here at the Knott County Training Center or call (800) 887-2887 or (606) 233-0080.
Click here to download the Hatfield-McCoy Economic Impact Study results (PDF or Word).
Click here for information on other ATV Clubs and Trails. Click here for more information about the OHV training center and the sKYward Initiative
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