The Wolf Pen Gap Trails consist of mostly ATV Trail. This is some pretty nice riding with the right weather. Take note that this is a very popular
trail with the ATV's so pay head to approaching ATV's. You can usually hear them coming, and it is best to move off to the side of the trail to allow safe passage.
Most ATV riders are pretty casual riders, and they are just putting along enjoying the scenery, but others are there with high performance machines and they can really
If it has been extremely wet, you will find numerous mud wallows that the ATV's have created. If it has been extremely dry, you may find a layer of dust with a fine
powder consistency that will coat you bike and your lungs.
I have been riding this area for years, and was all for the ATV Park, but the National Forest is very concerned about the impact of the ATV's on the local creeks due to the
amount of sediment created and washed into the creeks. The sediment is harmful to the plant and animal life that resides in the creeks. Time will tell as to
whether the trails will remain open for ATV's.
Weekends will find a big concentration of ATV's, so if you are looking to ride the WPG trails, I suggest riding during the week. Also, take a map with you, and avoid the
trails that are marked in red. I have queried the National Forest about the "No ATV" area, as to whether this includes bikers and hikers as well and am awaiting a