Four Mile Road For ATV Riding

The 40th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Colorado.

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West of Carbondale in the White River National Forest, the Four Mile Road (FS300) is a 19 mile route open to ATV riding. The road passes through aspen and conifer groves and meadows.

Directions from Glenwood Springs: From Glenwood Springs follow the signs to Sunlight Ski Area. Before reaching the ski area turn right on to the gravel road which is FDR #300.

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 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.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is permitted only on designated routes. To obtain a map with the latest designated roads, make sure to call the Forest Service HQ at (970) 945-2521.

Overall, Four Mile Road is the 40th most popular ATV riding trail of all 90 ATV trails in Colorado. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Four Mile Road including Cedar Mountain OHV Area, Meadow Lake and Flat Tops Trail System.


Local Contact(s):  White River National Forest (970) 468-5400; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Book:  "Guide To Colorado 4WD Trails" from Charles Welss

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.4024, -107.3324

Date Published:  5/20/2016

Date Updated:  8/21/2016

ID:  15674


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