Caribou Flats Road For OHV Driving
The 29th most popular off-highway vehicle trail in Colorado.
Saturday 24 March 2018 05:28 GMT
West of Nederland, the Caribou Flats Road (FS505) is an 11 mile route open to OHV driving. Except for spring mud and a steep grade near Eldora, this is a fairly easy route. It passes the Caribou Townsite.
To reach the southern OHV trailhead for Caribou Flats Road, head to Eldora. The trailhead is located at the eastern end of Washington Avenue. Once you get to Eldora stay straight and take the dirt road to the Hotel and turn right. Take another right and take a small road between a house and a garage (Yes, that's a public road).
The northern trailhead is off of CR 166J 1 mi from the Rainbow Lakes Campground.
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, Caribou Flats Road is the 29th most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 61 OHV routes in Colorado. Several of the better ohv/4wd trails are nearby Caribou Flats Road including Lefthand Canyon OHV Area, Middle Saint Vrain Road and Coney Creek Road.