Our Frequently Asked Questions
|Do we allow children?
Rider restrictions are based on the individual as much as age. All riders, children or adult, must demonstrate their strength and awareness in the training and orientation sections before being permitted to enter the trail riding section.
What are the economics of renting vs. owning?
People that don’t own an ATV, might be thinking of buying an ATV or might just be vacationing and don’t have a practical way to transport their personal ATV If you’re looking at owning vs. renting, owning includes the cost of a new ATV runs $5,000 to $7,000 plus maintenance, depreciation, cleanup, a trailer, a vehicle capable of towing, driving skill towing a trailer, a place to store everything, a place to ride, etc.
Is Hocking Hills Nature Trails open year round?
Yes, we’re open year round. Summer, fall, winter, spring, sunny, rainy, cold and snowy, it’s all good.
Do I need any experience?
No, beginner, intermediate and advanced riding is available, no experience is necessary.
Helmets are provided along with full operational instruction. Bring eye protection, sunglasses work well. No open toed shoes.
What levels of trail riding difficulty will I find?
Trails include a beginner instruction and training area that’s open. This transitions into basic trail riding and graduates along into intermediate and advanced trail riding. The trails you ride are based on your level of; comfort and expertise.
Are guided and unguided trail riding available?
Yes, we’ll stay with you as long as you’d like or as we feel necessary.
What are your rates?
Rates vary based on venue and vehicle. Please give us a call or email for more information.
What kind of attractions will you find at Sauerkraut Rd?
ATV nature trail riding, streams, hills, logs, rocks, bridges, scenic overviews, foliage, wild flowers and wildlife including deer, turkey, birds and yes, there’s a little mud if you choose.
What kind of ATV equipment do we have?
We rent single rider Suzuki King Quad 400s and Yamaha Grizzly 350s. We also have Polaris RZR side-by-sides and Bad Boy MTV's.
Who’s the ideal rider?
Ideal riders are individuals, friends, couples and all forms of group, corporate outing or special occasions. It’s a great team building experience. We can set up scavenger hunts on the nature trails that are nature based or group informational.
What’s an ATV rental experience like?
All riders receive one-on-one attention from the trail staff. You’ll start with an orientation and training session and ride through a supervised training course. Trail staff will spend as much time as needed with every rider before they proceed to trail riding. Bring long pants and shoes or riding boots. Everything you’ll need is furnished or available at the facility.
Is Ohio ATV World the only company permitted to provide ATV riding on the Wayne National Forest trail system?
Yes, on April 13th, 2009 the Wayne National Forest announced a temporary outfitter-guide special use permit for Ohio ATV World. The permit authorizes Ohio ATV World to begin renting ATVs to be riden on the Monday Creek, Pine Creek, Dor Run, and Hanging Rock ATV trail system.
What’s different about riding on the Wayne National Forest Ohio Valley trail system?
Riding an ATV on the Wayne National Forest OHV trail system is better suited for intermediate to advanced riders. The Wayne system has 3 separate regions and includes 110 miles of OHV trail system.
What else is there to know about Wayne National
Forest ATV Riding?
Reservations for ATV rentals on the Wayne Forest trail system are required. We meet renters at a designated Wayne Forest ATV trail head. Riding in the Wayne is bi-directional. Wayne Forest Daily Use Permits are also provided for @ $12 per rider. Daily ATV rental rates apply. Experience is necessary, Intermediate and advanced riding is typical. Beginners are encouraged to get qualified at our Sauerkraut Rd. Venue. Full operational instruction are provided Helmets are provided.
What do I need to know about Hocking Hills Nature Trails bike rentals?
Bicycle Rentals and Bicycle Nature Tours are available for riding on the Hocking Adena Bikeway. Bikes are only to be ridden on the 22 mile Hocking Adena Families, individuals, groups, associations, church groups and corporate outings are welcome. Reservations are required by first calling 740.592.2500 Bikes are located at Rocky Boots, in Nelsonville and the Holiday Inn Express, in Athens. Men’s & women’s bikes are available, bikes are single speed, coaster brake, comfort bikes. Water bottle holders & bells are installed on each bike.