In the Ouray Ranger District, the Uncompahgre Plateau Trail is a 90 mile route passing near Delta. While not a particularly difficult route, there is an extensive network of side trails to explore.
To reach the northern trailhead from the intersection of US 50 and I-70 in Grand Junction, go south on US 50 for 9.2 miles. Turn right (southwest) on SR 141 and travel 14.3 miles. Take a left onto Divide Road (25 1/10 Road). This is the start of the route.
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 only allowed on signed, designated routes. Also, the ATV must have a valid Colorado ATV sticker.