Middle Saint Vrain Road For OHV Driving
The 25th most popular off-highway vehicle trail in Colorado.
Saturday 30 July 2016 05:14 GMT
Northwest of Denver near Allenspark in the Arapaho National Forest, the Middle Saint Vrain Road is open to OHV users. This four-wheel drive road is not steep, but can be very rough, with large rocks and logs. It follows Middle Saint Vrain Creek and crosses some side creeks. It ends at Indian Peaks Wilderness boundary, at the Middle Saint Vrain Trailhead on the Buchanan Pass Trail. The Middle Saint Vrain Road can make a loop with the Coney Creek Road. The connector road, the Coney Cut-off, an especially steep and narrow road, is easier negotiated from Beaver Reservoir end, on the Coney Creek Road.
The Middle Saint Vrain Road trailhead is just west of Camp Dick. The road runs for 3.8 miles. There are several water crossings and obstacles.
To reach the OHV trailhead from Lyons, go west on SR 7 for 15 miles. Turn left (south) on SR 72 and go 4.1 miles. Turn right at Peaceful Valley area onto the road to Camp Dick. Go 1 mile to parking.
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, Middle Saint Vrain Road is the 25th most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 61 OHV routes in Colorado. Several of the better ohv/4wd trails are nearby Middle Saint Vrain Road including Lefthand Canyon OHV Area, Coney Creek Road and Caribou Flats Road.