Ute Trail ATV Trails

West of Yampa, the Ute Trail #1110 is a 6.3 mile route to Heart Lake open to ATV riding. The route is open to ATVs up to 44" wide.

To reach the ATV riding trailhead for the Ute Trail from Yampa, head west on CR7 for 6.4 miles. Continue on FS900 for 3.6 miles to the trailhead.

The route follows a steep, rocky ascent through aspen forest to Heart Lake. Near the top, the forest changes to spruce and fir.

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.

Ute Trail ATV Trails Map



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:  Difficult

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/15/2016

Ute Trail ATV Trails Map


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