May 22th - 24th

2020 White Knuckle Event – FAQs

1) What is the White Knuckle Event?

Brimstone’s White Knuckle Event is branded as the “hold on tight” event of the year.  It is held annually on Memorial Day weekend.  It attracts off-road enthusiasts from throughout North America.  Dirt Wheels Magazine refers to it as the “Woodstock of ATV and SXS Events.”  Nashville’s finest perform live in concert at the Vanderpool Event Area echoing the country jams far and wide across the Cumberland Plateau.

Our staff has developed this dynamic consumer event that embraces the adventure in exploring new terrains combined with a host of family-friendly activities from creatively themed mountain adventure competitions, guided trail rides, competitive events and country concerts.  It is a never-forget-experience on the nation’s top ATV / UTV destination!  Our riders enjoy a vast array of ATV and SXS events including: Sled Pull, Obstacle Course, Moonshine Run, and the premiere event, the Wild Mountain Rampage.  We pride ourselves on our “300 miles of BAD Road and Epic Trails.”

2) What is Brimstone® Recreation?

Brimstone® Recreation, LLC manages and promotes the recreational use of over 19,196 acres nestled in the remote wilds of Northeast Tennessee and located in the Heart of Appalachia. We have over 300 miles of OHV trails and roads with numerous overlooks and culture exploration points of interest. Brimstone® is an outdoor recreation company offering the adventure seeker the ultimate outdoor experience. Brimstone® is committed to preserving nature through good stewardship and sharing nature with thousands of outdoor enthusiasts every year who seek to experience adventure in its purest environment.

Brimstone® offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to explore the untamed wilderness of the Appalachian Mountains while enjoying a wide array of recreational activities such as: ATV & SXS Riding, Hunting, Fishing, River Sports ( kayaking and canoeing) and Camping.

3) Where are the recommended lodging options?

Brimstone® Retreats and Campground 2860 Baker Highway Huntsville, TN 37756 1.865.617.8127 or 1.800.BRIMSTONE

Grand Vista Hotel 11597 Scott Highway Huntsville, TB 37756 1.888.854.6300

Holiday Inn 154 John McGhee Blvd Caryville, TN 37714 865.221.8002 CLICK HERE

Comfort Inn 335 Howard Baker Highway Pioneer, TN 37847 1.888.616.1613 

Oneida Family Hotel 20151 Alberta St. Oneida, TN 37841 423.286.9970

Oneida Guest House 103 Sheppard Rd. Oneida, TN 37841 423.569.3898 CLICK HERE

4) Do I need a Brimstone® pass?

A Brimstone® event pass and Brimstone® trail pass are required to attend the event. Click here for ticket information.

 5) Do I need a TWRA trail pass?

If you plan on riding the TWRA trails you must buy a TWRA trail pass.  You may purchase the TWRA pass at the Brimstone® Headquarters.

 6) What if I only want to attend the concert?

For those who will not have a dedicated machine for trail riding, an event only pass is available.  Access to the event is ONLY via shuttle.

Click here for ticket information.

*Please note – If you are caught riding the Brimstone® trails without a band – you will be asked to leave.  You will be fined and ticketed for illegal trespassing.

 7) What activities are happening at the White Knuckle Event?

Free demos of the latest OEM products, Wild Mountain Rampage, Campground Karaoke, daily giveaways, concerts on Friday and Saturday night, competitive events, and many more activities to be announced soon!

8) What time do the concerts start?


 9) How much do tickets cost?

Click here for ticket information.

 10) What hours are the White Knuckle Event open?

Friday – 10AM – 10PM

Saturday – 10AM – 10PM

                Sunday – 10AM – 10PM

 11) Is this a family friendly event?

Yes, the White Knuckle Event is a family friendly event.  We encourage you to bring your children.

 12) How can I contact Brimstone® Recreation?

Office Address: 2860 Baker Highway Huntsville, TN 37756

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-BRIMSTONE®

Local Phone: 423-663-HUNT (4868)


13) What are the directions to Brimstone® Recreation?

Brimstone® 2860 Baker Highway Huntsville, TN 37756

 14) What are the lost and found policies?

If you lose an item please ask a staff member for immediate assistance.

All items found will be taken to the Brimstone® Headquarters.

 15) What if I lose my pass?

Please visit the Brimstone® Headquarters for a replacement band. A fee of $5.00 will be charge for each replacement band.

 16) What are the parking policies?

Please park next to your dedicated campsite.  If you are not camping there is a daily parking lot at “The Farm” and Miller Energy Resources, Inc. (follow the signs).  Shuttles will transport you to and from the event area each day from 12:00pm-11:00pm or until after the concert. Designated shuttle areas are identified with shuttle signs.

 17) What are prohibited and permitted items?

Each Brimstone® Pass holder must wear or have in their possession a “Brimstone® Band” while on or accessing the Brimstone® trails and facilities.

Brimstone® Pass holders must ride on “marked trails only.” Anyone caught riding on unmarked trails will have riding privileges suspended and/or revoked permanently with no refund.

No littering on trails, campgrounds, or cabin locations. “Pack out what you pack in.”

All OHV riders must operate in a safe and controlled manner respecting the rights of others using the trails and facilities. Anyone riding in an unsafe manner, damaging the property, or risking the safety of others may have riding privileges temporarily or permanently suspended/revoked.

Campfires are only permitted in designated areas on the property. Campgrounds and cabin facilities are subject to restrictions by owners, management and governmental entities.

Hunting is by “leasehold” right only. Hunting leases are issued annually and based on availability.

ATV Riders must meet manufacturer’s minimum age and safety requirements.

POSTED speed limit must be followed in designated areas.

Brimstone® Pass holders must conduct all activities on all the land both owned, non-owned, leased, and/or managed with the utmost caution exercising responsible behavior and with utmost care and respect of the community, environment and wildlife and in full compliance with all applicable laws of the State of Tennessee now existing or hereafter enacted, and all the rules and regulations promulgated herein.

**Brimstone® hereby reserves the exclusive right to temporarily or permanently suspend or revoke the rights of use granted, as evidenced by possession of a “Brimstone® Band” resort pass, to any individual or individuals with or without notice. **

18) What are the will call policies?

Visit the Brimstone® Event Tent in the Huntsville Town Square for your pre-registered packets.  Will call is for riders that have already purchased their Brimstone® Permit and White Knuckle Event band prior to arrival.

 19) Where is the best place to get fuel?

It is best to fuel all machines prior to parking or setting up camp. The closest fueling station is:

Lee’s Food Mart, 545 Baker Hwy, Huntsville, TN 37756