The Alpine Loop of the Back Country Byway cores 65 miles of roads between Lake City, Ouray, and Silverton. About two-thirds of the route is dirt road, however you need a 4WD vehicle to cover the entire route. Restrooms and camping are available.
Bangs Canyon consists of the Tabegauche Trail and the Third Flats ATV trail system. It is a limited use OHV area with travel permitted on designated multiuse roads and trails. In the spring there are many water filled holes and waterfalls.
Flat-Top Peach Valley Recreational offers 9,700 acres including two open areas hwere cross-country riding is permitted. There are over 75 miles of challenging single track and primitive dirt road trail systems. There are two staging areas.
The Fourmile OHV Area in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests consists of nearly 200 miles of road and trails open to ATVs and motorcycles on 100,000 acres. There are a number of trailheads and dispersed camping is available.
Flat-Top Peach Valley in the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area offers 75 miles of trail on 9,700 acres. There are two OHV open play areas and a beginner riding area. Trails are multiuse and camping is available.
Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland
Kingston Peak in the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests offers a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. This is a 6.8 mile road, much of which is above the timberline and is steep and rocky in sections. A high clearance 4WD vehicle is recommended.
Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee Grasslands Project
Main Draw OHV area in the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests is the only location o the Pawnee National Grassland where non-licensed vehicles are permitted. The two-mile long draw is popular with dirt bike and ATV riders. Vehicles must stay within the draw.
North Fruita Desert Recreation Area offers a 400 acre open riding area. There are multiple small hills which are ideal for beginners. Other designated OHV trails can be accessed from the open area as well.
North Hills SMRA is the only OHV sand recreation area in Colorado, offering 300 acres of dunes within 1,400 acres total. The trail system begins in the sand, winds through the aspen and sagebrush, and leads to the dunes. Disbursed primitive camping is available.
Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands, Baldwin Lake, Bassam Guardstation, Fourmile Travel Management Area, Grizzly Lake, Hancock Lakes, Mount Antero, Pomery Lakes, Tincup Pass, Greens Creek Trail, Pass Creek Trail
The Salida Ranger District encompasses over 44,000 acres of pubic lands. There is an extensive system of OHV roads and trails. There are many developed campgrounds and plenty of facilities.
Sweney Cycle Park offers a Motocross track which is laid out over an old cow pasture and runs through a dried out creek bed. Sand has been mixed into the soil. The track is 1.1 miles long and contains tabletops, step ups, step downs,rollers, off camber corners and a huge canyon jump.
Wolford Mountain Recreation Area is a 25,700 acre multi use area. There are ATV trails as well as a small OHV open areas. There is a Sidewinder Extreme 4x4 Jeep Trail. Parking, information kiosks, and camping are available.