For nearly 20 years, National TrailFest has been a premier off-road event for Side by Side, ATV, and dirt bike enthusiasts. Held in the beautiful small town of Gilbert, WV each October, TrailFest combines a jam packed schedule of activities with direct trail access to some of the best trails in the world, on the world famous Hatfield-McCoy Trails. Each year thousands of people pack the town of Gilbert and take part in the fun. Some of the great activities of TrailFest include:

  • Direct trail access to 150+ Miles of Hatfield-McCoy Trails
  • Over $5000 in Prizes
  • OHV Drag Racing
  • Mud Pit
  • TrailFest T-Shirt
  • Poker Run &
  • Dice Run 
  • Live Music
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Casino Night
  • OHV Parade
  •  Manufacturer Demos and More!!

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TrailFest Participant Packages

Event packages are just $55 ($50 through September 30) for adults and $45 ($40 through September 30) for children 12 and under. In addition, participants must have a Hatfield-McCoy Trail Permit to ride the trails (under 6 not permitted on the trails, no exceptions). Event Trail Permits are $35 (valid from October 5-12, 2020), Annual Permits are also available. If you already have your Trail Permit, well then, you’re covered!

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TrailFest On-Site Camping & Other Ammenities

On-Site Standard Campsites are available for $35 per night, per site. These sites are limited and do sell out prior to the event, so book early! Overflow Camping is available off-site but near the event for $35 each night, per site. All Campsites are 23ft x 33ft and DO NOT have power. Generators are recommended if power is needed. There are many lodges and camping in and around the town of Gilbert. However, due to the event’s popularity, lodges do book well in advance. You can give us a call if you have trouble finding a room and we’ll try our best to let you know what’s available. Area lodging can be found at www.trailsheaven.com. If you’ve never been to TrailFest before, we hope you can make it! If you’re coming back, we look forward to seeing you again in October!

TrailFest Meal Packages

Add a Meal Package to your event for just $60. This includes (4) country style meals and (1) continental breakfast. Country Style Breakfasts are served on Friday and Saturday mornings from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.. Country Style Dinners are served on Friday and Saturday evenings from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.. A Continental Breakfast is served on Sunday morning from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m..

Hatfield-MCoy Trails & Maps

TrailFest is located in the town of Gilbert, an OHV friendly town. From the event, you can legally ride your machine within the town limits and directly access the Rockhouse Trail System of the world famous Hatfield-McCoy Trails. Rockhouse, now links directly to the Devil Anse Trail System and then directly to the Buffalo Mountain Trail System. More information about the Hatfield-McCoy Trails and updated Trail Maps can be found at www.trailsheaven.com. Or Rockhouse Trail Map click here!

Driving Directions to TrailFest

  1. Beginning in Charleston West Virginia, take exit 58A to merge onto US-119 S toward Oakwood Rd/Logan – 53.1 mi.
  2. Take the W Virginia 73 exit toward W Virginia 10/Logan – 0.3 mi.
  3. Turn left at W Virginia 73 E – 2.3 mi.
  4. Turn left to stay on W Virginia 73 E – 0.6 mi.
  5. Continue onto W Virginia 10 S/Logan Blvd.
  6. Continue to follow W Virginia 10 S to Man – 14.3 mi.
  7. Turn Right onto W Virginia 80 S – 0.2 mi.
  8. Turn left to stay on W Virginia 80 S – 9.5 mi.
  9. Turn left to stay on W Virginia 80 S – 312 ft.
  10. Turn right to stay on W Virginia 80 S – 2.1 mi.
  11. Turn right at Guyan St – 315 ft.
  12. Turn left at W Virginia 80 S/3rd Ave
  13. Continue to follow W Virginia 80 S – 0.4 mi.

TrailFest is Located at the Larry Joe Harless Community
Larry Joe Harless Dr
Gilbert, WV 25621
Community Center 304-664-2500

Vendor Information

The Hatfield-McCoy Trails, the Town of Gilbert, and the Larry Joe Harless Community Center welcomes vendors to the National Trail Fest Event. Based on over nineteen years of success, the Hatfield-McCoy National TrailFest event is projected to bring more than 2500 trail riding participants and more than 2500 local and regional spectators.

If your company is interested in becoming a vendor for this year’s event, please call the Gilbert Town Hall at 1-304-664-3477 or email us at visitgilbertwv@yahoo.com. All vendors must also register each booth worker for the event prior to attendance. Additional participation and camping fees may apply. Campsites for vendors are limited and must be registered for in advance of the event. Click here to download a Vendor Application.