Near Monte Vista in the Rio Grande National Forest, the Dry Creek Trail #700 is a 17.5 mile route open to ATV riding. It is a challenging route with steady climbing.
To reach the trailhead from Monte Vista, head south on State Route 15 for 2 miles to Rock Creek Road (CR 29). Travel roughly six miles to Dry Creek Road. There will be a large curve in the road and a bulletin board on your right. Turn here and park near bulletin board.
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 only permitted on Forest Service roads that area marked as open to ATVs.