Is there anything cooler than an off-road adventure? Probably not, except maybe the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) that gets you off the beaten path in the first place. They’re pretty cool in their own right. In fact, we’ve compiled a guide to awesome ATVs and where to take them for the adventure of a lifetime.
Coleman Powersports AT125-EX Youth ATV
Designed for the young adventurer in mind, the Coleman Powersports AT125-EX Youth ATV is a youth ATV for ages 10 and up. With a max speed of 25 miles per hour, this ATV is committed to reliability because, when you’re a young rider on the trails, reliability is the top priority.
- Engine: 120cc, Air-Cooled, OHV, Four-Stroke, Single-Cylinder
- Ground Clearance: 4”
- Overall Size: 59” L x 38.5” W x 38.1” H
- Dry Weight: 285 pounds
- Max Load: 95 pounds
- Starting: Electric Start
- Transmission: Centrifugal Clutch
Coleman AT200 169cc Utility ATV
If you’re looking for excitement, you’ll find it in the seat of the Coleman AT200 169cc Utility ATV. Packed with features like fierce projector-beam headlights that have a strobe setting encased in a halo of LED lights, this ATV lights the way for all others to follow.
- Engine: 169cc, Air-Cooled, Four-Stroke, Single-Cylinder
- Ground Clearance: 5”
- Overall Size: 73” L x 42” W x 44” H
- Dry Weight: 386 pounds
- Max Load: 200 pounds
- Transmission: Automatic, Chain-Drive
Coleman Powersports UT250 UTV
Where the AT125 Youth ATV gives young riders their own ATV, the Coleman Powersports UT250 UTV gives them the chance to drive with you by their side. It’s the ultimate side-by-side design and comes standard with a roof, windshield, doors, and a 2,500-pound rope winch to handle all your rock crawling and recovery needs.
- Engine: 229cc, Air-Cooled, Single-Cylinder
- Ground Clearance: 7”
- Overall Size: 89” L x 49.7” W x 59” H
- Dry Weight: 657 pounds
- Max Load: 463 pounds
- Transmission: Semi-Automatic Clutchless Shifting System
Coleman Powersports Outfitter 400 UTV
Built with a 3,500-pound electric winch, the Coleman Powersports Outfitter 400 UTV is perfect for hauling bigger loads around lots. It doesn’t have the most bells and whistles, but don’t let that deter you.
Sometimes less is more. This side-by-side UTV has four-wheel drive, limited-slip, and complete differential lock modes to get you in and out of nearly any situation imaginable. In short, it’s a workhorse.
- Engine: 329cc, Water-Cooled, Four-Stroke, Single-Cylinder
- Ground Clearance: 12”
- Overall Size: 105” L x 52” W x 73” H
- Dry Weight: 1,168 pounds
- Towing Capacity: 1,200 pounds
- Transmission: Continuously Variable (CVT) with Forward and Reverse
Places to Visit with Your ATV
So, you have the cool ATV, right? Now it’s time to decide where to take it. After all, no one invests in an ATV just to look at it in their garage. So load up your Toyhauler, hit the road, and discover one of these epic ATV destinations.
Imperial Sand Dunes
If “iconic” is how you’d describe your dream riding destination, then you unknowingly described the Imperial Sand Dunes. Approximately 40 miles of desert stretches five miles wide and offers various levels of difficulty.
It’s a Southern California hotspot for weekend off-road adventures. Come to practice your ATV riding skills. Stay for the epic races on Oldsmobile Hill, a large dune with an even larger attitude.
- Rio Bend RV & Golf Resort
- Desert Trails RV Park & Golf Course
- Military Park Palm Oasis RV Park & Resort
Capital State Forest
Positioned just outside of Olympia, Washington, the Capital State Forest features over 80 miles of hard-packed, meticulously-maintained trails. It’s an ideal location for novice riders and families. Plus, the weather is often pleasant, which encourages you to soak in the breathtaking surroundings as you ride.
Hidden Falls Adventure Park
Marble Falls, Texas
Adventure is in the name, so you know Hidden Falls Adventure Park is going to deliver on its promise. The park’s 240 miles of trails are marked and classified according to difficulty to equip every off-roading enthusiast with solid decision-making skills.
In addition to ATVs, many trails allow jeeps and motorcycles so everyone can take advantage of Hidden Falls’ diverse landscape. From soft packed dirt trails to rocky paths with waterfalls and natural springs flowing throughout, every trail offers incredible scenery.
The trails aren’t just for off-road vehicles either. Plan ahead and bring the appropriate equipment to hike, fish, and more. Hidden Falls Adventure Park really is an off-road treasure filled to the brim with fun and excitement for all outdoor lovers.
Bone Valley ATV Park
Fort Meade, Florida
This 200-acre off-road tract offers plenty of freedom for hill climbing and free riding. Visitors can enjoy more than eight miles of trails and there’s also a practice area here that’s perfect for first-time riders.
There are opportunities here for dirt bikes, ATVs, and side-by-sides. A total of 15 trails are marked for leisurely to advanced riders. Plus, there’s a beautiful picnic area for those that need a short break from riding.
Green Mountain National Forest
Located in the western part of the state, this national forest is renowned for magnificent scenery and a vast network of public dirt roads. Dotted with rugged mountain peaks, you might even consider dismounting your ATV and exploring a little on foot.
The forest encompasses nearly 400,000 acres and is within a day’s drive of many popular urban areas in the region. Most roads in the forest are open for exploration, but you’ll need to check the forest service website for the latest closures and conditions.
Regardless of which ATV you choose and which destination you end up exploring, it’s easy to look cool with the wind in your hair and mud under your boots. What’s your favorite ATV-friendly location? Tell us in the comments below.