Uncompahgre Plateau Trail For ATV Riding

The 49th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Colorado.

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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.

Overall, Uncompahgre Plateau Trail is the 49th most popular ATV riding trail of all 89 ATV trails in Colorado. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Uncompahgre Plateau Trail including North Delta OHV Area, Flat Top Open Area, Peach Valley OHV Area and Paradox OHV Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Uncompahgre National Forest (970) 240-5141; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

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

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

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

Article Source:   Best Uncompahgre Plateau Trail ATV Trails Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=ATV&id=17623

GPS:  38.8373, -108.5746

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  3/27/2018

ID:  17623

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