The Tabequache

Total Miles
17.0

Elevation

2,217.36 ft

Duration

4.5 Hours

Technical Rating

7

Difficult

Best Time

Spring, Fall

Trail Overview

The Tabeguache Trail is located in the Bangs Canyon Recreation Area and was developed with the help of the Grand Junction Four-Wheelers. You can find pretty much anything you're looking for here. All roads lead to an off-roader's playground where you can hang out and test your skills.

Photos of The Tabequache

The Tabequache
The Tabequache
The Tabequache

Difficulty

Difficult. Most of the southern part is easy to marginally moderate terrain. After Wpt. 02, trail gets more difficult with loose rock climbs and small challenging ledges. Hardest part between Wpt. 03 and 04 has driver's choices, but they were all similarly difficult when we drove it. Very high ground clearance is needed. Playground is optional. Do not attempt the trail when wet.

Technical Rating

7

Status Reports

Sarah Tunget
Oct 22, 2023
2023 Jeep Gladiator
Open
Rough/Deteriorated
Larry Glenn
Sep 15, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Chance Pierce
Aug 29, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Riley Hennigh
May 20, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal

Access Description

Head south on Hwy. 50 from Grand Junction about 10 miles and turn right on Highway 141. Drive another 1.3 miles to small access road on right. Staging can be found on south side. To drive in reverse, use directions from Trail #21, but continue past Third Flats Road another mile to Bangs Canyon Trailhead on left.

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