When you step foot into Windrock Park, you’ll be in the largest privately owned off-road recreation area in the country! Not only will you get to experience the beauty of the nature around you, but there are more than 72,000 acres of outdoor adventures for you to explore. To help you make the most of your time at the park, we’ve come up with the top 5 adventurous things to do at Windrock Park:
1. ATV/Off-Road Adventures
Windrock Park is known for its off-road excitement. The trails accommodate all types of vehicles, from ATVs and side-by-sides, to dirt bikes and mountain bikes, to Jeeps and trucks! Some of the trails in the park are restricted to ATV and dirt bike use only. When you hop on an ATV at Windrock Park, you’re guaranteed to have an exciting ride. The trails range from gravel roads, to extreme mountainous terrain. If you want a calmer ATV ride through the park, try one of the gravel or hard-packed clay trails. If you want an adrenaline-pumping ATV ride, choose one of the difficult trails with tougher hill climbs, rocks and mud. No matter what you choose for your ride, one thing is for sure: You’re in for the adventure of a lifetime.
Windrock Park has more than 72,000 acres you can explore. You can spend hours at the park taking in the sights and enjoying the fresh air. Take a leisurely stroll along one of many trails, and admire the beautiful views that await you around every corner. There is even a 1.9-mile nature trail you can hike that provides a great opportunity to see the gorgeous scenery in the park. Hiking at Windrock Park is a great way to get exercise, stay healthy and enjoy the great outdoors!
3. Mountain Biking
One of the most popular things to do in Windrock Park is to go mountain biking. The park has East Tennessee’s best downhill mountain bike course! The downhill trails are aggressive and rated difficult to extreme, meaning they are geared more toward expert riders. There are steep, rocky descents for you to try, some with natural and man-made drops and jumps.
Windrock Park has its very own campground! Windrock Park Campground is located on 259 acres with picture-perfect views of the mountains. What better way to enjoy the great outdoors than spending a night underneath the stars? You can choose to camp in a cabin, an RV or in a tent! The fully furnished cabins have two or three bedrooms, two baths, a living area, a kitchen and a deck overlooking the mountains. There are also 10 mini cabins that have 1 bedroom, 1 bath and are fully furnished! You’ll be camping in style when you stay in any of the 18 regular and deluxe-style cabins. If you prefer RV camping, the campground has 39 RV sites with utility hookups, fire rings and access to a bathhouse. If you prefer to camp the old-fashioned way, there are a number of tent campsites available that have fire rings and convenient bathhouse access!
5. Windrock Hollow
Windrock Park is home to Windrock Hollow, which is a 20-acre premier event site. It’s perfect for parties or large group gatherings! There is space for outdoor staging for concerts and festivals, a podium and a covered pavilion. There is also a dirt drag strip and a fun obstacle course that includes wooden stilts, rocks, tires and a teeter-totter! If you’re planning an outdoor event, this is the perfect space for you!
There are so many exciting things to do at Windrock Park! Learn more about the park and start planning your adventure.