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Grand Valley OHV Area

Monday, July 11, 2016

Alt Names

Goverment Highland Canal, Walker Field Airport, H Road, H Rd, 27 1/4 Rd, 27 1/4 Road, Grand Junction Field Office

Last Known StatusOpen

This large, open area offers a wide variety of terrain that range from smooth double track to narrow and rugged singletrack with numerous hillclimbs. The area is open year-round and all vehicle types are permitted.

There is no fee charged for camping or riding but no services are offered, so come prepared. Primitive camping is permitted but is not recommended since the area can be very noisy at times.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityGrand Junction, CO
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From: Grand Junction, CO
1) Take I-70 to exit 31
2) At end of ramp turn north on Horizon Drive
3) Proceed about 1 mile
4) Turn left (west) on H Road
5) Continue about 1.25 miles
6) Turn right (north) on 27 1/4 Road
7) Proceed about 1.5 miles to the staging area.

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandBLM

RATINGS

Prosfree, ride anywhere within OHV boundaries
Consno services, no shade
Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
Summer/Fall
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)

REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesColorado OHV Sticker
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)(1998/older limit 99 dB, 1998/newer limit 96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4s / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HorsebackNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresNo Restriction
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryPermitted
AlcoholNo Restriction
FireworksProhibited
FirearmsProhibited
Emergency / Law EnforcementFew/Periodic
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.

FEES & PASSES

ParkingNo ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingNo ($0.00)
CampingNo ($0.00)

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoBLM - Grand Junction Field Office
2815 H. Road
Grand Junction, CO 81506
(970) 244-3000
www.blm.gov
Contact InfoColorado State Parks - Registration Unit
13787 South Highway 85
Littleton, CO 80125
(303) 791-1920
dnr.ivrsparks@state.co.us
cpw.state.co.us
CommentColorado OHV Registration Info

RECENT COMMENTS & REVIEWS

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Grand Valley OHV Area Trail

Photo Submitted 1/26/2013 (Thanks!)

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Grand Valley OHV Area Trail

Photo Submitted 6/2/2016 (Thanks!)

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TERRAIN

Square Miles17
Miles Of Trail25
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation4800 to 5000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has little sandy areas.Little
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has some dust on typical days.Some
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has few trees.Few
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Small JumpsThis trail has some small jumps.Some
Large JumpsThis trail has few large jumps.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis BLM land has no sand or gravel pits.None
RoadsThis BLM land has some roads.Some
IntersectionsThis trail has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe BLM land has some rider traffic on typical days.Some
ShadeThis BLM land has no shaded areas.None
Ranges/GunfireThis BLM land has few shooting ranges or gunfire.Fewnorth and west sections allow shooting
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little

KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (SW)St. Mary's Hospital (970) 244-2273
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (S)Grand Junction
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (S)Grand Junction
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (S)Grand Junction
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (SE)RV Ranch at Grand Junction (800) 793-0041
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (SE)RV Ranch at Grand Junction (800) 793-0041
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Siteprimitive camping
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (S)Stop & Save (970) 243-6102
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (S)Colorado River
Body of Water Water Body5-20 Miles (S)Colorado River
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (SW)Redlands Parkway Boat Ramp (970) 683-4333
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