Best Colorado OHV/4WD Trails

Colorado has 62 off-highway vehicle routes.

  May 11, 2020

Located in the US, the OHV driving in Colorado offers over thirty OHV trail routes from which to choose. The best Colorado OHV driving based on popularity are considered to be Breckenridge - Continental Divide, Alpine Loop, Rainbow Falls OHV Area, Holy Cross City 4x4 Trail, and Medano Pass Primative Road. For a detailed OHV riding trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Colorado OHV driving trail below.

Where Can I Drive OHVs In Colorado?


FEATURED:  Lefthand Canyon OHV Area

  Boulder, Colorado

  March 27, 2018

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.

FEATURED:  St Elmo / Tincup / Pitkin Loop

  Salida, Colorado

  March 26, 2018

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.

FEATURED:  Hahns Peak Trail

  Steamboat, Colorado

  March 26, 2018

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.

FEATURED:  Last Dollar Road

  Telluride, Colorado

  March 26, 2018

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.

FEATURED:  Red Feather Lakes OHV

  Fort Collins, Colorado

  March 25, 2018

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.

FEATURED:  Gunsight Pass Road


  March 25, 2018

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.

FEATURED:  Imogene Pass Road

  Telluride, Colorado

  July 9, 2016

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.

FEATURED:  North Sand Hills OHV Area


  August 18, 2016

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.

FEATURED:  Boreas Pass Road

  Frisco, Colorado

  March 26, 2018

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.

FEATURED:  Middle Saint Vrain Road

  Boulder, Colorado

  March 26, 2018

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.