We are a nonprofit paving the way to a better future for the Appalachia Region!

Authentic Appalachian Experience

Backroads of Appalachia

Backroads of Appalachia is impacting ailing communities due to the coal downturn by leveraging motorsport tourism and creating a positive economic impact through business development and employment opportunities. With over thirty-two trails stretched throughout four states, there is an abundance of curves, beautiful views, and great hospitality, making Central Appalachia the place to be. 

Welcome to Backroads of Appalachia!!

Little Shepard's Trail Tee's

Radar Tower

Appalachian Auto Tees

A ride you wont regret, friendly staff, enlightenments around every turn, a ride you wont be sorry for!

Doug Shepard
Top Fan

Backroads of Appalachia is a 501(c)3 with a passion and empathy for the Appalachian region driving economic development, job training and opportunity to the poverty stricken areas of Appalachia through tourism and motorsports. 



7 East Main Lynch, KY 40855


10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.