This trail has been designed for ATV,
4WD and OHV.
This is a year-round trail and is great
to see in any season. Make sure to
check the weather so you don’t get
caught in a storm.
Vehicles are restricted on certain
parts of this trail because of surface
type and because the trail is not wide
enough in parts for bigger vehicles.
Make sure to take
a camera so you can capture
your journey through
time and space and you ride
this Wayne County trail.
This trail is located on the North River Rd. just off Hwy
24. The ATV staging area is just south of that on Hwy 24
at the Burpee Trail staging area. Trail Type
The purple road is strictly an ATV trail, the green is ATV
or 4WD, and the blue trail is ATV or OHV (no trucks). Distance
The purple road is 6.5 mi., the green road is 7.5 mi.,
and the blue road is 4 miles long. Difficulty Easy
Easy. Be sure to follow the guidelines as to what
vehicles can go where.
The purple road is very sandy. The rest of the trail
surface is gravel and dirt.
Trail Coordinates / Points of Interest
Take in the views
This trail will take you out of this world
as you view a landscape very similar to
that found on Mars. The trail will also
take you back to prehistoric times when
dinosaurs roamed the earth and
dominated this area. The views are
interesting and very unique.
Get a closer look
Along this trail you will see what scientists
have labeled as “Mars-like terrain.” There
is a Research station that uses the area to
gain more knowledge about the
There are also sites where dinosaur fossils
have been found in large quantities.
Do it at your own pace