Grand Valley OHV Area For ATV Riding

The 23rd most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Colorado.

  Grand Junction, Colorado, US


  July 5, 2016

North of the Grand Junction airport, the Grand Valley OHV Area has 17 square miles of desert terrain with open space ATV riding permitted. There are rolling barren hills of mancos shale.

DIRECTIONS: From I-70, take the Horizon Drive exit. From the off ramp, go northeast on Horizon Drive, heading towards the airport. Take a left on H Road (this is the last road before you drive into the airport). Follow H Road around the curve to 27-1/4 Rd, turn right on to 27-1/4 Rd, travel 1.5 miles, you will see the trails off to your right. At this point, it is BLM property on both sides of 27-1/4 Rd; you will see several places suited for parking and offloading your OHVs.

NOTE: Motorized vehicle use is permitted only on existing roads and trails.

Note: Colorado residents must register their off-highway vehicle with the Colorado State Parks (303) 866-3437. Out-of-state residents who bring OHVs into Colorado must purchase a Colorado Non-Resident OHV permit which is valid from the date of purchase through the following March 31. These permits can be purchased anywhere you get your hunting/fishing licenses in Colorado. All off-highway vehicles must have an approved muffler and spark arrester. These requirements are subject to change so make sure to contact the Colorado State Parks prior to using your off-highway vehicle.

Overall, Grand Valley OHV Area is the 23rd most popular ATV riding trail of all 89 ATV trails in Colorado. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Grand Valley OHV Area including Bangs Canyon, Battlement Trail and Rabbit Valley.

Local Contacts:  BLM (970) 244-3000; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Super 8 (970) 858-0808; Comfort Inn (970) 858-1333; Balanced Rock (970) 858-7333; Colorado River State Park Campground (970) 858-9188

Luxury Loding:  Park Hotel (970) 858-3917

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.1501, -108.5428

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/5/2016

ID:  12748

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