Southwest of Vail and south of Minturn in the White River National Forest, the Resolution Road (#702) is a 6.7 mile OHV route (one-way).
Access from Vail: From I-70, take Exit 171 for Minturn and Hwy. 24. Turn right and continue south on Hwy. 24
approximately 17 miles to Road #702 (at north end of Camp Hale immediately after crossing a bridge over the
railroad tracks), turn left. Reset odometer here.
Trail Highlights: After turning off US Hwy 24 and resetting odometer, travel a very short distance, turn rightfollowing sign for FSR 702. Bear left across small earthen bridge at 0.5 miles. Turn left at a T interesection where
714 goes right. Immediately bear right to stay on 702. This is an easy graded road to the top of Ptarmigan Pass which is wide and flat. There are panoramic views here and you may also notice remnants of old buildings and saw mills inthis area (they areold saw mills that operated near the turn of the century, and supplied many of the ranches and farms in this area with building supplies). There is room to turn around here and returnthe wayyou came, or you can follow the more difficult Wearyman Road - FSR 747 down to Redcliff or create a loop by connecting Wearyman Road to McCallister Gulch Road - FSR 708. See the sheets for Wearyman Road and McCallister GulchRoad for difficulty and more information onthese options.
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, Resolution Road is the 61st most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 61 OHV routes in Colorado.