Northwest of Dillon in the White River National Forest, the Spring Creek Road OHV Area is a easy to moderate route through spruce and fir forest.
To reach the trailhead form US70, use Exit 205 for Silverthorne/Dillon. Head north on SR9 for 27.02 miles. Turn left on Spring Creek Road (CR10) for 6.8 miles. Veer left at FS1830 (Doenz Place). Road becomes FS23. Continue to the fork in the road. From here, the right fork is FS23/1831 and the left fork is FS1832.
The OHV routes follow FS1831 past Sheep Mountain along Elliot Ridge to the Elliot Ridge Trailhead, and then down to Mahan Lake. Or, follow FS1832 thru the South Fork Deep Creek drainage and the Martin Creek Drainage.
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, Spring Creek Road OHV Area is the 55th most popular ATV riding trail of all 90 ATV trails in Colorado.