Featured OHV/4WD TRAILS
Northwest of Boulder and northeast of Jamestown, the Left Hand Canyon OHV Area has a great network of roads totaling over 10+ miles open to OHV routes. The very old logging roads are very challenging trails now.
West of Buena Vista, the St Elmo / Tincup / Pitkin Loop is a full-day loop OHV drive through amazingly scenic country on forest roads. The route crosses the Continental Divide twice offering amazing vistas.
North of Steamboat Springs in the Routt National Forest, the Hahns Peak Trail is a remote and scenic area for OHV users. There are about 60 miles of dirt roads and trails to explore.
Northwest of Telluride, the Last Dollar Road runs from Telluride to the summit of Dallas Divide (west of Ridgeway) on SR62. This 21 mile OHV route ranges in elevation from 8,700 feet to 10,700 feet.
Northwest of Fort Collins and Red Feather Lakes, there is a network of Forest Service roads open to OHV users. The best OHV trailhead is just to the west of Red Feather Lakes.
North of Crested Butte, Gunsight Pass Road is open to OHV users. Gunsight Pass Road is an abandoned mine access road. This is a steep, rocky five mile climb up 3,000 feet to Gunsight Pass starting just south of Oh Be Joyful campground.
East of Telluride and west of Ouray, the Imogene Pass Road (aka CR K68 or Tomboy Road) is open to unlicensed OHVs. It is open in the west from the intersection with the Marshall Creek route to the eastern terminus at the County border. Overall, the route is 18 miles from Telluride to Ouray, with steep, loose slopes on the way to the 13,114 foot pass.
Northwest of Fort Collins and northeast of Walden, the North Sand Hills OHV Area has 800 acres of sand dunes open to OHV routes. The trail system begins in the sand, winds through the aspen and sagebrush, and leads both to the dunes and up into the Colorado State Forest and the US Forest Service lands to the east. The North Sand Hills SRMA is a great family location.
Near Frisco in the Arapaho National Forest, the Boreas Pass Road (FS10) is an easy 6.5 mile one-way route to the summit of Boreas Pass. The OHV route climbs from 10,300 feet to 11,500 feet along an old railroad grade.
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.
Southwest of Buena Vista near Nathrop, the Alpine Tunnel / Hancock Pass route is a 20 mile OHV route along an old railroad grade. It runs beneath the Divide and over Hancock Pass.
North of Glenwood Springs, the Flat Tops Trail System has over 50 miles of trails open to OHV driving. It is located on top of the plateau above Glenwood Canyon. It connects with the Meadow Lake trail system to the west.
Near Glenwood Springs, the Cedar Mountain OHV Area has OHV routes through juniper-pinon pine woodland with sagebrush and oak brush. The elevations range from 6,000 to 8,000 feet.
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.
Northeast of Delta, the North Delta OHV Area has 9,000 acres of rolling adobe badland hills open to OHV users. This barren area can become a quite slick and muddy after rainfall.
Northwest of Fort Collins and south of Red Feather Lakes, the Crown Point Road (aka FS139) area has a network of Forest Service roads open to OHV users. The roads roll through meadow and pine forest.