Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Dove Creek, Colorado

Ormiston Point Road

This road offers some camping, good access to many other roads, and lots of views. There is cell service at spots, but it can be very spotty with the weather. Can be muddy when wet.Dirt…
Total Miles
10.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su

Cabin Rim Road

Quick short road with beautiful scenery and big tall trees. The road can be muddy when wet, and dusty when dry. Typically two vehicles wide and provides access to other roads. An easy road for…
Total Miles
2
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Ferris Road

There is burned area at end of the road, so be mindful of debris, and muddy spots. There are some camp spots and access to other roads. Pretty open pastures.Dirt or rocky road with gentle…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Sp

Flat Iron Road

This is a quick, short road with beautiful scenery and tall trees. It can be muddy when wet, dusty when dry, and provides access to other roads. An easy road for any vehicle and is…
Total Miles
4.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Bench Mark Lookout

This drive takes you up to a lookout with beautiful scenery and big tall trees. The road can be muddy when wet and dusty when dry. There is access to other roads. Easy road for…
Total Miles
3.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Dry Canyon

This road has switchbacks at the end that is not accessible for trailers. There are compositing bathrooms and a beautiful view at the end. Access to water from a hiking trail, huge rocks around. Dirt…
Total Miles
7.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Dry Canyon A Road

There are some low trees on this road, so it is not recommended for tall vehicles. Along this route is a big open meadow and some camping areas. Can be muddy when wet. There are…
Total Miles
2.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Trimble Road

This is a short quick access road to get to others. There are some pretty views and big open pastures. There are lots and lots of cows, so watch out for cow pies! Dirt or…
Total Miles
5.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Beaver Rim F Road

This road can be very dusty when dry and muddy when wet. Beautiful view at the end with a small camp spot for one or two people. Dirt or rocky road, typically unmaintained after rain…
Total Miles
2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Beaver Rim Road

Fun little road that has some rutted areas with mud possible when wet. Can get tight in spots, has some camping, and offers a cool view at the end. Dirt or rocky road, typically unmaintained…
Total Miles
5.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Trail Canyon

This road offers some beautiful views and some camp spots. Dirt or rocky road, typically unmaintained after rain or snow. Can be muddy when wet. You may encounter shallow water crossings and obstacles under 12"…
Total Miles
9.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Plateau Road

Short quick access road to get to others. There are big open pastures with lots of cows, so watch out for cow pies! Dirt or rocky road with gentle grades. Safe for most 4WD and…
Total Miles
2.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Beaver Point Road

There are big open pastures with lots of cows, so watch out for cow pies! Dirt or rocky road with gentle grades. Safe for most 4WD and high-clearance 2WD vehicles. Roads are typically two vehicles…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Sp

Upper House Creek Road

This trail is very muddy in spots and has small water puddles. It offers lots of camping with hiking and biking trails. Dirt or rocky road, typically unmaintained after rain or snow. You may encounter…
Total Miles
5.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Dude Ranch to Stone Henge

Starts off as a paved road, then turns into a maintained dirt road, then bare right into a forested OHV trail. This is a great beginner trail. Be on the look-out for a large grassy…
Total Miles
0.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Boggy Draw Road

This trail has camping spots and offers biking, hiking, and riding trails with beautiful views. The road can be muddy when wet and has ruts in some places. Dirt or rocky road with gentle grades.…
Total Miles
3.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Rim Rocker

The Rim Rocker is a 160-mile route winding it's way over red rock, through aspen groves, along the edges of sheer cliffs, and across rivers in order to bring travelers from Moab Utah to Montrose…
Total Miles
158.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su

La Sal Pass

Beautiful autumn colors provide an awesome backdrop to enjoyable and moderately challenging drive. ATVs and UTVs will especially love venturing up the west side.
Total Miles
32.3
Tech Rating
2 Moderate
Best Time
Su

Geyser Pass

This beautiful drive is over 10,600 feet above sea level, and there are some fun hiking and biking trails nearby if you want to get to a mountain top. It's simple to make this a…
Total Miles
36.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su

Millwood Road

This road runs along private property, so please keep in mind and be respectful; when wet, this road becomes a crazy muddy mess; you will find huge mud tracks and potholes that will hurt if…
Total Miles
10.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Spring Cr Pt Road

Can be muddy when wet. The road offers a decent view at the end overlooking a valley. There is a gate, so please close it behind you! If you like cows, you'll have plenty of…
Total Miles
3.2
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Chicken Creek Road

Rocky road in some spots, nothing to difficult though, easily done with a high clearance rig, muddy when wet. Dirt or rocky road, typically unmaintained after rain or snow. You may encounter shallow water crossings…
Total Miles
8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

South Elks Road

This road is wide and graded but leads to several more technical trails and provides access to the Manti-La Sal National Forest. It largely traverses BLM, which makes it a perfect area to camp and…
Total Miles
18.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Wi / Fa

Ditches Road

Lots and lots of camping, big area for RVs and large groups. Water crossing halfway through the trail, lots of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails. It can be muddy when wet.Dirt or rocky road,…
Total Miles
2.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Spring Creek Road

This is a short drive in a residential area, but if you're looking for beautiful aspen trees, I recommend checking this road out. The road does get muddy when wet. There are a few hiking,…
Total Miles
2.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Hillside Drive

Hillside Drive, , Forest Road 436 is an easy and delightful drive up a hillside in the San Juan Forest. You cross the Dolores River to start, then head upwards with Burnette Canyon on your…
Total Miles
15.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Divide Road

This is a 90-mile long, wide-graded road up the middle of the Uncompaghre Plateau from Montrose to (almost) Grand Junction. Go from farmland to expansive areas of forest, then to the desert. This mellow graded…
Total Miles
85.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Sp

Comb Wash Road

Comb Wash Road follows the iconic Comb Ridge. The road itself is on BLM land and is suitable for most all-terrain vehicles. There are some water crossings in the Spring or when storms are nearby,…
Total Miles
17.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Arch Canyon

This 17.3 mile out and back box canyon trail features amazing Utah bluffs and rock formations and numerous water crossings. You will turn left before crossing the water that leads to Hotel Rock. There is…
Total Miles
7.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Sp

Area BFE

NOTE: This area is currently closed but projected to open June 2020. The 320-acre Area BFE is provided by generous private land owners who wanted to give off-roaders a place to ride and explore for…
Total Miles
0.5
Tech Rating
Difficult
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa