Northwest of Yampa, the West Fish Creek Trail #1098 is an 8 mile route open to ATV riding. The route is open to ATVs up to 44" wide.
To reach the ATV riding trailhead for the West Fish Creek Trail from Yampa, head north on CR17 for 5 miles. Turn left heading west on CR132 for 3.4 miles. Veer west on FS16 for 8.2 miles. Turn right heading north on FS951 to the trailhead parking.
The trail follows an old logging road. The initial section is fairly level as it passes through a spruce-fir forest. Then the route winds through open parks and stands of aspen.
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 is permitted on all numbered Forest Service roads.