White Sulphur OHV Trail System

Area Status: Open

White Sulphur OHV Trail System is composed of several Forest Service roads and trails in the White Sulphur area, forming a 17-mile trail system of connecting loops. It is located near Cave Run Lake on the Cumberland District. The trail is located in moderately rugged terrain, primarily following ridgetops. Most of the trail is hardened with gravel to prevent erosion and impacts on the watershed.The trail is designed for novice to intermediate riders. Orange diamond-shaped blazes mark the designated trail route. Open to OHV use May 1 to November 30. Open to hikers December 1 to April 30.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open to OHV use May 1 to November 30.
Operational Hours: Sunrise to sunset.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Toilets
Fees: A fee is required to use this trail. $15/day; $60/annual. Passes may be purchased at local vendors. District offices offer a 50% discount on the annual pass for youth under 16, if proof of ATV safety training and parental supervision are provided at the time of purchase. Recreation Passes and Permits‚Äč
Information Center: Cumberland Office Contact Information

General Information


From I-64 East, take exit 123. Travel east on KY 60 and turn right on KY 211 to Salt Lick.

From I-64 West, take exit 133. Turn left on KY 801 and then right on KY 60. Turn left on to KY 211 to Salt Lick.

From KY 211, turn left onto Forest Service Road 129. Just past the Clear Creek Country Store, turn left on to Forest Service Road 105. The White Sulphur trailhead is located 1/4-mile past the White Sulphur Horse Camp.  

General Notes:

Camping is available at Clear Creek and Zilpo Campground. Camping is not allowed at the trailhead or along the trail.
The White Sulphur Horse Camp is not open to OHV riders.


Parking is available between dawn and 10 p.m. at the trailhead off Forest Service Road 105. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

From December 1 to April 30, the trail is open to hiking.

OHV Trail Riding

From May 1 to November 30, the trail is open to OHV use.

  • Trail access is permitted only from the trailhead.
  • The designated trail route is marked with orange diamonds.
  • Trail symbols are used at road intersections and along the trail. Rely on trail markings for designated route. 
Loading Ramp Loading ramp is available at trailhead.
Class of Vehicle ATV 50" or less in width and motorcycles
Difficulty Level: More Difficult


Toilets: Vault toilets are at the trailhead.
Accessible: Vault toilets meet accessibility standards for persons with disabilities.

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