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The businesses listed on our website are for informational purposes and are not affiliated with the resort.

HATFIELD-MCCOY TRAIL SYSTEM

HMT

DEVIL'S BACKBONE ADVENTURE RESORT is located in the middle of the Devil Anse Trail System with convenient ride-in, ride-out access. A full day's adventure - or more - can be found in either direction. Our property accesses Buffalo Mountain Trail System near Williamson to the east and Rockhouse Trail System near Gilbert to the west. 

 

We are an authorized trail permit dealer! Check in, grab a pass, and hit the trails!

Answers to frequently asked questions about the trail system:

  • All riders must have a trail permit. You may carry it with you if you don't always wear the same helmet. You may purchase permits at the resort.

    • $26.50 for WV residents and out-of-state veterans​

    • $50 for non-residents

  • Permits are good for the calendar year in which it was purchased.

  • Minimum age is 6 years old. No booster seats or car seats allowed.

  • All riders must have a DOT, Snell, or other approved helmet.

  • Trails are only open during daylight hours.

  • Driving on pavement is permitted with a permit. 

Click here for HMT's full list of Trail Rules & Regulations.

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Resort Events

RESORT EVENTS

We often have live music at the Tipple Tavern! Check back here or our Facebook page for updates!

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Local Events

LOCAL EVENTS

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Dirt days

Williamson, WV

April 27-30, 2023

 

Annual trail riding festival held in downtown Williamson, West Virginia showcasing the Hatfield McCoy Trail System. 

https://www.facebook.com/dirtdayswv

Marathon Participants

Hatfield McCoy MArathon

Williamson, WV

Friday, June 9 - Saturday, June 10


Packet Pickup and Registration: Friday, June 9, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Belfry High School (27678 US 119 Belfry, Kentucky) 
Pasta Dinner: 4pm-7pm
Hatfields & McCoys Live Skit - 6pm

https://hatfieldmccoymarathontvrrc.com/

https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/SouthWilliamson/HatfieldandMcCoyRaces

Things to Do

NEARBY THINGS TO DO

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Tug Valley Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

For more information on things to do, places to eat, hiking, fishing, events, suggested itineraries, and historical spots both on and off the trails.
 

visitcoalcountry.org

https://www.visitcoalcountry.org/things-to-do

WV Tourism site- hatfield-e1488824744994

WV TOURISM

Take a Hatfield-McCoy driving tour.

wvtourism.com/tour-mccoy-hatfield-feud/

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matewan, wv

Only 5.5 miles from Devil's Backbone Adventure Resort by road or ride the trails over and connect to the Buffalo Mountain Trail System! Matewan offers shopping, geochaching, bike riding, kayaking, dining at the Trailhead Bar & Grill, Wingo's Grill, or Mi Pueblito Mexican Restaurant, and historical sites such as the Depot Museum and Mine Wars Museum.

 

historicmatewan.com

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hatfield & mccoy airboat tours

Tours offered Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11am to 6pm or by appointment. Visit website for recent updates to hours. 

info@hatfieldmccoyairboattours.com

Phone:  (304) 235-9090

Cell:  (304) 928-7702

https://hatfieldmccoyairboattours.com/

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tug fork of the big sandy river

Catch a smallmouth bass, muskie, or flathead catfish while exploring the border between West Virginia and Kentucky.

 

https://fw.ky.gov/Fish/Documents/Tug%20Fork.pdf

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Appalachian lost and found antique and artisan shop

 

Past Appalachian culture rediscovered through metal detecting, photography, and descriptions.

Keesee Bldg, Matewan, WV

(304) 928-9778

Hours: Monday-Saturday 12-8, Sunday 1-8

https://www.facebook.com/appalachian.lost.and.found/

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mine wars museum

 

336 Mate Street, Matewan, WV


wvminewars.com

 

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matewan depot replica museum & welcome center

 

100 Bridge Street, Matewan, WV

 

http://visithistoricmatewan.com/index.php/2016/04/08/the-matewan-depot/​​

 

Matewan Depot Replica Museum & Welcome Center Facebook page

 

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hatfield & mccoy moonshine distillery tours & gift shop

 

297 James Ave, Gilbert

West Virginia 25621

(304) 664-2821

Hours: Mon-Fri  10am - 6pm

 

drinkofthedevilmoonshine.com​​

 

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ellison hatfield cemetery

 

Ellison Hatfield (Devil Anse's younger brother) and his parents are buried here. Next door to the birthplace of Devil Anse Hatfield. 

 

Location on Google Maps

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hatfield family cemetery

 

Resting place of Devil Anse Hatfield, Jonse Hatfield, and several other Hatfields, in the Sarah Ann Hatfield Cemetery.

 

http://www.mywvhome.com/1900s/hatfield.html

 

Location on Google Maps

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laurel lake (near dingess, wv)

29-acre impoundment with gravel boat ramp, bathrooms, picnic tables, and trail surrounding the lake with fishing access. 

 

WV DNR Information Page

Location on Google Maps​​ (approximately 45 minutes by car)

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r.d. bailey lake (near gilbert, wv)

630-acre lake with boating, fishing, trails, and visitor's center.

 

https://www.wvdnr.gov/fishing/public_access.asp?county=Wyoming&type=Lakes&point=I82

 

R.D. Bailey Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers Facebook page

 

Location on Google Maps​​ (approximately 45 minutes by car)

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coal house (williamson, wv)

 

 

This historic Coal House was built in 1933 from 65 tons of bituminous coal.

Hours:

73 E 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV 25661

Hours:  Tuesday-Friday 10am-2pm, Saturday 9am-1pm

https://tugvalleychamber.com/visit-us

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death rock (williamson, wv)

 

 

Picturesque view of KY and WV. Located off Trail 37

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hatfield mccoy bowling center (williamson, wv)

 

11 miles from resort, between Williamson and Delbarton

111 Ten Pin Alley, Williamson, WV

(304) 235-5570

https://www.facebook.com/HatfieldMcCoyRecreationCenter/​​

Pike Co. Hatfields and McCoys Driving To

pike county, ky

 

Pike County is just across the river from Mingo County, WV where many infamous disputes occurred between the Hatfield and McCoy families. You can get more information on a self-guided driving tour by contacting the Pike County Visitors Center or download the tour below.

https://tourpikecounty.com/

NEARBY RESTAURANTS

TIPPLE TAVERN

Restaurant & bar on-site at the Devil's Backbone Adventure Resort pool! Delicious appetizers, burgers, salads, kids' menu, and entrees! 

We also offer catering at the Tipple Tavern, at your lodging site or anywhere on the trail system!

TippleTavern.com

Like us on Facebook!

GIOVANNI'S PIZZA

(also closest gas station)

DELIVER TO RESORT BEFORE 5 PM

Restaurant &

gas station with convenience store

 

2.5 miles from resort

WV-65, North Matewan

(304) 426-8196

https://giovannispizzapower.com/

TRAILHEAD BAR & GRILL

8 Matewan Street, Matewan, WV

(681) 308-6088

https://www.facebook.com/Trailheadbarandgrill

MI PUEBLITO

253 Mate Street, Matewan, WV

(304) 426-4300

https://www.facebook.com/Mi-Pueblito-377747818954780/

SHERRY BO'S DINER

Delbarton, WV

304-426-2168

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057151642013

WINGO'S GRILL

Mate Street, Matewan, WV

(304) 426-4700

https://www.facebook.com/WingosGrill/

SNACK SHACK

6.1 miles from resort, across the river from Matewan

​11327 State Hwy 1056, McCarr, KY

(606) 427-0048

https://www.facebook.com/Snackshack.buskirkmall

THE GRAVY BOWL

8 miles from resort

36 R A W Hwy, Delbarton, WV

(304) 426-9030

http://thegravybowl.com/

STARTER'S SPORTS BAR

116 E 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV

(304) 235-8600

https://www.facebook.com/starterssportsbarandgrill/

KEITH'S BAR & GRILLE

Popular stop on the Rockhouse Trail System

31 miles from resort (by road)

20 Mingo Hwy, Man, WV

(304) 583-2758

https://www.facebook.com/keithsbarandgrille

Restaurants
Spa Massage

Massage

 

Massage by Pam will travel to the resort and offers massage therapy, sports massage, back and neck, thoracic, reflexology, upper extremity, deep tissue, Swedish massage, and burn scar therapy. 

(304) 437-3155

massagebypam1@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/massagebypam1

Nearby Stores

NEARBY STORES

BACKBONE COMPANY STORE

Located on-site to the left of the Heliport​. Offering trail permits, ice, food, drinks, coffee, beer, wine, toiletries, souvenirs, and frozen foods.

QUALITY FOODS

​11341 State Hwy 1056, McCarr, KY 

(across the river from Matewan, WV)

DOLLAR GENERAL

1136 WV-49, Matewan, WV   and

743 WV-65, Delbarton, WV 25670

FAMILY DOLLAR

State Route 1056, McCarr, KY

THE FISH TRAP

Fishing gear rentals, live bait including Golden Shiners, Fathead Minnows, Crawdads, and worms. Also, tackle including hooks, sinkers, line, etc. Drinks, snacks, ice, firewood, and anything else you may need for a fishing trip.

 

Matewan, WV

(304) 426-4489

https://www.facebook.com/REALFISHTRAPMATEWAN/

WALMART

18 miles from resort

28402 US-119, South Williamson, KY

Parts & Service Centers

PARTS & SERVICE CENTERS

MOUNTAIN TOP ADVENTURES

Rentals, tours, garage.

Fully stocked service garage open daily.
Axles, CVT Belts, Bearings, Brakes, Air Filters, Tie Rod Ends, Garage Product Bushings, Ball Joints, U-Joints, Trailing Arms, Maxxis, 

BfGoodrich, & Sedona Tires, Tire Repair, edona Wheels, Rhino LED Whip Lights, & Various RZR Parts.

 

Gilbert, WV (19 miles from resort)

(304) 664-8864

http://www.twinhollowcampground.com/TH_MountaintopAdventures.html

KEEFER'S OF LOGAN

"We offer a vast selection of new Suzuki, Polaris, and Kawasaki, along with a selection of great pre-owned vehicles. Our Parts Department will help you find that hard-to-find part to customize your vehicle."

 

Logan, WV (26.6 miles from resort)

(304) 752-2245

https://www.keeferpowersports.net/

OUTLAW CYCLE & ATV

Service & Parts

 

44 Hardy Lane

Hardy, KY (14 miles from resort)

(606) 353-7661

HATFIELD MCCOY POWERSPORTS

Polaris, Kawasaki, and Honda dealer

 

Belfry, KY (17 miles from resort)

(606) 237-7311

https://www.hatfieldmccoypowersports.net/

LOGAN MOTORCYCLE SALES

Honda & Yamaha dealer

 

Wilkinson, WV (25 miles from resort)

(888) 724-9961

https://www.loganmotorcyclesales.net/

APPALACHIAN OFFROAD MC

"The Appalachian Offroad Motorcycle Company is America's premier sport motorcycle dealer. Proudly located in West Virginia, the heart of Appalachia. If you are an offroad, dual sport or adventure rider, welcome friend! You belong with us!"

 

Charleston, WV (88 miles from resort)

(304) 932-0437

https://www.ktm-parts.com/

EXTREME POWERSPORTS

Polaris, Kawasaki, and Honda dealer

 

We will help you maintain your ATV, side by side, street bike, dirt bikes or scooter so that it runs for years. If it is having problems, we can diagnose and repair it! Our parts department also has the largest selection of high quality Arctic Cat, Kawasaki, Polaris and Slingshot parts and accessories in the area. Fill out a parts request form to see if we have the part in stock. If we don't, we'd be more than happy to order the item for you!

 

Pikeville, KY (53 miles from resort)

(606) 432-4949

https://extremepowersportsky.com/

MCCOY MOTOR SPORTS

CFMOTO, Can-Am, EZ-GO, and SSR dealer

 

"McCoy Motorsports, based in Eastern Kentucky, is a family owned and operated performance shop specializing in Can-Am, CF-Moto, EZ-GO, SSR Motorsports, Hammerhead Offroad and much more!  Come by and see us or order from online web-store.  We have you covered for all your UTV, SXS, ATV, Dirtbike, Golf-Cart Sales as well as aftermarket parts and accessories."

 

Pikeville, KY (53 miles from resort)

(606) 432-1556

https://www.tobefast.com/

TRAIL RECOVERY, 
TOURS & RENTALS

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Free delivery to Devil's Backbone Adventure Resort

SXS rentals, trail recovery, and guided tours!

RidgeRunner2021.com

Office: (304) 236-5516

Matt Dixon:  (304) 784-1515

ridgerunner2021@yahoo.com

Trail Recovery
Tours & Rentals
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