Banner: Mine-Made Adventure Park was named one of the top trail and travel destinations by both ATV Illustrated and ATV Magazine.
The Mine Made Adventure Park is made up of hundreds of miles of trails on 43,000 acres of reclaimed coal land located just outside the towns of Leburn and Hindman in the Appalachian mountains of East Kentucky.
ATV & DIRTBIKE TRAILS:
100 miles of well marked looped trails for ATV’s, Side-by-Sides and dirt bikes with more trails planned. Click here for events.
Trails are all numbered marked green for easy, blue for intermediate riders, and black for those who truly like a challenge. Click here for detailed map and more on off-road vehicle trails at Mine Made Adventure Park.
An additional 32 miles of trails dedicated just to dirt bikes will be opening soon.
Knott County ATV & Streetbike Training Center is located at Mine Made Adventure Park. Click here for more on this.
ATV SAFETY TRAINING CENTER:
Knott County has the only ATV Safety Training Center in the U.S. which also includes a skills test course and access to hundreds of miles of trails to try out your skills. Call Tim at (606) 233-0080 for details or to set up lessons.
Center also offers safety training courses for dirt bikes and street bikes. Click here for more on the Knott County ATV Safety Training Center
HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDING
Over 100 miles of dedicated horse trails in Mine Made Paradise Park. Knott County Fiscal Court hosts two annual events:
Spring Ride, scheduled for the first Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday in May.
Fall Ride, scheduled for the first Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday in October.
Full Service Campground offering electrical hook ups, water, and shower house available at trailhead. Call Bill at (304) 784-1981 or Debbie (859) 609-1288 for prices and information.
Primitive camping is now available at trailhead.
$15 per trailer/camper/tent for up to 4 people per night. Includes hot shower (Note: One lodging unit per site)
Additional people at campsite - $5 each.
Hot Showers also available for noncampers - $5 per shower.
Call Bill at (304)784-1981 or Debbie at (859) 609-1288 for
Riding Stable now available. First come, first serve.
$10 a night per stall.
Bring your own shavings.
Renter responsible for mucking out their stall. Call Debbie at (859) 609-1288
Note: Riding Ring also on site.
Other contact numbers: Tim (606) 233-0080 or Debby (270) 792-5300
ELK VIEWING OPPORTUNITIES
With over 11,000 elk, Southeast Kentucky has more elk than any state east of the Rockies and Knott County has been declared the "Elk Capital of the East".
Mine Made Paradise Park is one of the best places to view elk especially near the ATV Training Center & campground or along Elk View Drive. The best time to view elk is at sunrise and at dusk especially in early Fall, Winter and Spring.
Elk Tours are also offered through: Jenny Wiley State Resort Park (606) 889-1790, Buckhorn State Resort Park (606) 398-7510, or Pine Mountain State Resort Park (606) 337-1712.
DIRECTIONS TO MINE MADE PARADISE PARK:
The address to plug in to Navigation Systems is: 64 Clydean Road,
Ledburn, KY 41831
This will actually take you to the BP Station at the intersection of Hwy 80 & Hwy 1098 where you take Hwy 1098 north. Go exactly 2 miles to top of the mountain and turn left onto Elk View Drive, follow the signs to the campground.
Exact GPS coordinates for two locations:
Knott County ATV Safety Training Center/Campground
37 24 32 68N
82 59 39 80W