Northeast of Delta, the North Delta OHV Area has 9,000 acres of rolling adobe badland hills open to ATV users. This barren area can become a quite slick and muddy after rainfall.
To reach the ATV riding trailhead for the North Delta OHV Area from Delta, head north on US50 to the Gunnison River Bridge. Continue for 0.5 miles. Veer right continuing north on Road 1575 for another 0.75 miles. Turn right on Road I for 2.5 miles to the unsigned OHV trailhead area on the left.
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, North Delta OHV Area is the 22nd most popular ATV riding trail of all 90 ATV trails in Colorado.