Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Pittsburgh

Piney Rail Trail

This is an old railroad bed that a local club leases and maintains. It's gravel for the most part, with some hill climbs and water holes along the way. The bridges can be scary for…
Total Miles
23.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Wi / Sp

Mountain Ridge ATV Park Singletrack D

Singletrack D is one of the easier OHM-only trails at Mountain Ridge ATV Park. Outside of the normal OHM loops, this one is often missed because it is out of the way. You will start…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Mountain Ridge ATV Park Singletrack CD

Singletrack C is an almost 7-mile loop broken into 7 sections of varying difficulty. Each section starts and ends at an easily accessible location off of one of the ATV paths, so if you had…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Canyon Rim Road

This route travels from just outside Thomas, WV connecting back to WV 48. The route is not well maintained and has varying terrain. Mud and natural rock make up the base with some small washes…
Total Miles
8.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Parsons to Stone Lake Run

This beautiful twisting winding country gravel road leads from Parsons to Stone Lake Run and eventually down to Bear Haven Campgrounds in Otter Creek Recreational Area. Many gorgeous rock overhangs narrow shelf roadways entire route…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Canaan Loop

Canaan Loop is a 2 way trail passing through the Monongahela National Forest entering or exiting from either WV 32 or Black Water Falls State Park. A mix of dense rhododendron, evergreen, and hardwood foliage…
Total Miles
13.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su / Sp

River Road

A county dirt track running primarily along the Shavers Fork River in Randolph and Tucker counties. The majority of the track lies in Monongahela NF. Careful attention should be paid to private property boundaries along…
Total Miles
24.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

The Road Across The Sky

The Road Across The Sky, FR75, is in Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. The road runs North-South through the Dolly Sods Wilderness. The Bear Rocks is on the summit of the plateau, and completely necessary…
Total Miles
14.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

MD Green Ridge to Gorge Trail

Wide freshly grated gravel road with massive incline changes. Portions of the trail can be steep at times. As you follow the gorge you will pass the camp spots along the river. beautiful overlooks multiple…
Total Miles
4.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa