There are thousands of miles of trails open to OHVs in Colorado. Each of the areas below is open to Jeep/4WD, UTVs, ATVs and motorcycles. For more, visit Stay the Trail Colorado.
Before you head out, read up on Colorado’s OHV requirements and ways to keep these areas healthy and future riders happy. And find our listings for off-road outfitters and rental companies here.
1. Lizard Head Pass
Near Telluride above 10,000 feet in southwest Colorado, this pass provides staggering views of Colorado’s jagged San Juan Mountains in the Uncompahgre National Forest.
2. Grand Mesa Trails
The name of this area near Grand Junction makes it sound like this area might be flat, but it’s actually packed with dense forests, lakes and meadows that offer up trails for all skill levels.
3. Red Feather Lakes
More than 100 miles of double-track ATV trails and a few sections of semi-technical single track are tucked away west of Fort Collins in Roosevelt National Forest.
Between Eagle and Gypsum, this area has a mix of ATV and singletrack on Bureau of Land Management with more than 3,000 feet in elevation ranges.
5. Central City/Saint Marys Network
North of Idaho Springs, you can get up into the high-high-high country, roll past alpine lakes and circle a glacier.
6. Colorado State Forest State Park
Colorado’s moose-viewing capital near Walden also has a 60-mile network of OHV trails and plenty of activities to keep non-motorized members of your party busy while you’re on the road.