West Fish Creek Trail For ATV Riding

The 82nd most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Colorado.

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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.

Overall, West Fish Creek Trail is the 82nd most popular ATV riding trail of all 89 ATV trails in Colorado. Several of the better atv trails are nearby West Fish Creek Trail including Hahns Peak Trail, Ellis Trail, Ute Trail, Yamcola Reservoir Trail and Muddy Creek Slide Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Routt National Forest (970) 638-4516; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

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

Recommended Map:  "Trails Illustrated - Steamboat Springs / Rabbit Ears" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/mbr

Article Source:   Best West Fish Creek Trail ATV Trails Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=ATV&id=17598

GPS:  40.2297, -107.0869

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  3/27/2018

ID:  17598

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