Uwharrie National Forest, Badin Lake ORV
- Difficulty – Easy to Very Difficult
- Fee – $5 per vehicle per day
- Length – 15.9 miles
Notes – Much more difficult when wet, closed January 1 to March 31. The Uwharrie ORV trails are owned and operated by the US Forest Service and is located northeast of Charlotte, NC off Highway 109 between Denton and Troy, NC in the Uwharrie National Forest. The Badin Lake ORV Area offers a wide variety of ORV opportunities, along with many horse trails, campsites and group camp sites, a shooting range, and water recreation opportunities.
Several trail system entry points and parking lots exist into the trail system including the Daniel, Flatwoods, Wolf Den and Rocky Mountain Parking Lots. Uwharrie has a variety of trail difficulties available from easy to very difficult. Some of the harder obstacles do offer easier bypasses. During dry conditions traction is good but during wet conditions traction can be nonexistent.