North of Glenwood Springs, the Transfer Trail #2068 is a popular backbone 4WD road supporting the Flat Tops Trail System that is open to dirt biking. It is a difficlut 12 mile route the ascends from 5,800 feet up to 10,800 feet. It is mainly located on top of the plateau above Glenwood Canyon and connects with the Meadow Lake trail system to the west.
The Transfer Trail is popular dirt bikes since there are numerous lakes and good views of Glenwood Springs and the Colorado River Valley within the first six miles of the trail. Windy Point, which is about 8 miles up the trail, offers a great view of “No Name Creek”. There are several roads in the area that branch off and lead to nearby lakes. Forest Road #623 branches off the trail about 15 miles north, going east past Grizzly Creek Cow Camp to the Coffee Pot Road (#600).
To get to the Transfer Trail for dirt biking from US70, use Exit #116. Turn left toward West Glenwood Springs, continuing for 1.5 miles to the National Forest boundary sign. Turn right on Transfer Trail. Travel is recommended during the day and in dry weather only. As you ascend the mountain top above Glenwood Springs, there are rocky areas that are very rocky and narrow. At the top, the road becomes very rutted and rocky.