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ATV & 4-Wheeling

rat creek 4x4The Valley offers hundreds of opportunities for those wanting a unique and calm ride through the wilderness as well as those who don’t mind getting banged up by the rocky roads. Whether you opt for a maintained forest service road or a rough back woods trail, you are sure to find something that you will never forget.

Take a mid-morning trip or choose to spend a full day enjoying the rugged high mountain terrain only viewed from the toughest 4x4s. When you venture into the mountains, make sure to take plenty of food and water, extra clothes, a first aid kit, and spare tires. Remember that many trails are multi-use and may be shared by hikers, horse back riders or bikers.

POPULAR 4-WHEELING ROADS

Summitville Ghost Town Summitville Ghost Town Trail
(Del Norte to FR 14 to FR330 to FR 380 to FR250)
Cunningham Gulch & Stony Pass
(Hwy 149 in Creede to FR 520)
Cinnamon Pass
(Rd. 30 to Rd. 4 to Rd. 5 to Rd. 2 to Silverton)
Engineer Pass
(FSR 20 to FSR 878 to Ouray)
Willow Park / Del Norte Peak
#345 (E. Hwy 160, right at Rd. #345)
Beaver Creek / Cross Creek
#360 (W. Hwy 160, left @ Beaver Creek Rd.)
Fox Mountain / Park Creek Road
#380 (W. Hwy 160, left @ Rd. #380)
Pass Creek Trail / Tucker Ponds #390
(W. Hwy 160, left @ Rd. #390)

POPULAR ATV TRAILS

Shady Creek #898
(Elk Park at County Road 14) 10 miles
Church Creek #924
(W. Hwy 160, left at Beaver Creek Rd.) 4 miles
Wolf Creek Trail #849
(E. Hwy 160 to Road 345)
Embargo Creek #792
(E. Hwy 160, left at Embargo Creek Road) 6 miles
Cathedral Creek #794
(W. Hwy 160, left @ Embargo Creek Rd.) 3.25 mi.
Cross Creek #812
(W. Hwy 160, left @ Beaver Creek Rd.) 4 miles
Trout Creek #831
(W. Hwy 160) 8 miles