Uncompahgre Plateau Trail ATV Trails

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.

Uncompahgre Plateau Trail ATV Trails Map



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

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/1/2016

Uncompahgre Plateau Trail ATV Trails Map


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