Bangs Canyon OHV

The 49th most popular off-highway vehicle trail in Colorado.

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South of Grand Junction, the Bangs Canyon Trailhead in the Bangs Canyon Special Recreation Management Area provides access to numerous OHV trails. These trails include the Billings Canyon Jeep Trail and the Tabeguache Trail. The routes accessible from the trailhead provide access to beautiful, rugged canyons and expansive slickrock.

The Bangs Canyon Trailhead off Little Park Road and the Tabeguache Trail have been adopted by the Western Slope ATV Association.

To reach the OHV trailhead for Bangs Canyon from Grand Junction, go west on Grand Avenue, cross over two bridges, at the next stop light turn left on to Monument Road, heading towards the Colorado National Monument. Turn left on to "D" Road. Stay on D Road until you come to the "No Outlet" sign, go right, you are now on Little Park Rd. At mile 7.7 turn left on to dirt road into the Bangs Canyon staging area.

Note: Colorado residents must register their off-highway vehicle with the Colorado State Parks (303) 866-3437. Non-residents are not required to register in Colorado, if they are registered in their home states. 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.

Overall, Bangs Canyon OHV is the 49th most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 61 OHV routes in Colorado. Several of the better ohv/4wd trails are nearby Bangs Canyon OHV including Grand Valley OHV Area and Rabbit Valley.

Bangs Canyon OHV OHV Driving Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (970) 244-3000; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO

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

Recommended Map:  "Grand Junction Trail Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Super 8 (970) 858-0808; Comfort Inn (970) 858-1333; Balanced Rock (970) 858-7333; Colorado River State Park Campground (970) 858-9188

Luxury Loding:  Park Hotel (970) 858-3917

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  38.98889, -108.6177

Date Published:  5/20/2016

Date Updated:  7/25/2016

ID:  18272

Bangs Canyon OHV OHV Driving Map


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