Best UTV in Colorado

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Colorado, Rio Blanco County

04 :31 hrs
40.1 mi
631.1831 ft

Flat Tops Scenic Adventure is a full day adventure to Blair Mountain. It has some challenging obstacles and incredible scenery as you pass by lakes, and wildflowers. There are steep and rocky sections along with several stream crossings. This ride is for more experienced riders. No width restriction.


Colorado, Rio Blanco County

03 :52 hrs
36.1 mi
955.7258 ft

This loop begins at lake Avery parking lot and winds around to the base of Sleepy Cat Peak. The road has some sections that are steep, rocky, and rutted. You will be mostly on forest roads and cross a few streams. There is no width restriction but your rig should have high ground clearance.


Colorado, San Juan County

02 :05 hrs
9.9 mi
1153.9241 ft

Black Bear Pass is an impressive trail that climbs through beautiful mountain scenery. The descent into Telluride travels along a narrow shelf road with 1000 foot plus drop-offs with dangerous switchbacks, tight turns, and loose shale. The trail is not technically challenging but requires full attention and expert drivers.


Colorado, Ouray County

01 :60 hrs
9.3 mi
1362.2058 ft

Yankee Boy Basin has some amazing scenery with majestic peaks, fields of wildflowers, and thick forests. This area also held some of the richest mining history in the state. Most of the road is smooth with no major obstacles. There are two active miles and the traffic can be busy. It is suitable for stock SUVs.


Colorado, Larimer County

01 :49 hrs
17.3 mi
440.2827 ft

Trail run with the Larimer County Mountaineers 4x4 group.


Colorado, Gunnison County

04 :40 hrs
41.2 mi
466.05908 ft

Beginning at Taylor Park Reservoir, this route explores two loops with a variety of terrain and you’ll visit the historic town of Tincup. The first loop explores the northern section of Taylor Park ending with the loop through Union Park and Tincup. You’ll need to carry extra gas if you do the entire mapped route. No gas is available in Tincup but you'll find supplies and a restaurant.


Colorado, Pitkin County

04 :22 hrs
19.5 mi
1161.6411 ft

Pearl Pass is a remote trail that has a variety of terrain and difficulty. The views are spectacular but during heavy snowfall years, it may be impassable. Expect boulder fields, narrow shelf roads, and several water crossings. It can be done from either trailhead and you’ll need a lightly modified SUV with bigger tires and a small lift.


Colorado, San Miguel County

02 :28 hrs
11.9 mi
1317.103 ft

Imogene Pass is a beautiful off-road trail that connects Telluride and Ouray and is rick in mining history. There are remnants of mining structures and machines along the route with signs that document significant areas. The road is a mix of easy dirt roads with some rocky sections and a shelf road that is too narrow for 2 vehicles to pass. A few water crossings are also possible depending on the time of year. The views are spectacular.


Colorado, Teller County

03 :38 hrs
17.1 mi
279.17188 ft

This loop wanders through a dense forest and parts of the Hayman Fire of 2002. It is perfect for beginners or just testing out stock rigs. There’s a little of everything including creek crossings, ruts, and spur roads for exploring. This is also popular for ATVs and UTVs so be respectful. There is a ton of spur roads that lead to dispersed camping spots. This can also be enjoyed during the winter.


Colorado, Chaffee County

02 :44 hrs
12.1 mi
654.76587 ft

This off-road trail offers some amazing scenery as you cross the Continental Divide at over 12,000ft. This route was used by miners in the late 1800’s. You can begin at either end of the trail. This mapped version begins in the ghost town of St. Elmo. The trail has some rocky sections and a lot of smooth trail. One large boulder section is narrow with overgrown brush. Once above treeline, the trail narrows with some switchbacks. Primitive camp spots are found all along the way. Stock 4X4’s may have a difficult time. Snow may be present into July.

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