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Penrose Commons

Monday, July 11, 2016

Alt Names

Penrose ATV Trails, Royal Gorge Field Office, Box Canyon, Beaver Creek

Last Known StatusOpen

This large area has over 30 miles of trails that range from fast and smooth ATV trails, narrow single track and rocky 4x4 trails. Vegetation ranges from various juniper trees to scrub brush.

The main staging area has plenty of parking space and has a vault toilet and a information kiosk. The area is open year-round but may temporarily close during inclement weather. Call (719) 269-8500 for current conditions.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityPenrose, CO
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From: Pueblo, CO
1) Take US-50 west about 20 miles to exit for SR-115
2) Turn right (north) off the exit ramp, continue 2.4 miles
3) Turn left (west) onto 3rd Street/CR-123, continue .3 miles
4) Turn right (north) onto E Street/CR-127, continue about 3 miles toward staging area.

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandBLM

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)

TERRAIN

Square Miles5
Miles Of Trail30
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation5800 to 6200 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
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
Water CrossingsThe trail has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis BLM land has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis BLM land has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis BLM land has no roads.None
ShadeThis BLM land has no shaded areas.None
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

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)
Prohibited
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYouth OnlyRiders and passengers 17 and younger must wear a helmet.
(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedvehicles must stay on trail
FireworksProhibited
FirearmsProhibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
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

Parking ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingNo ($0.00)
CampingNo ($0.00)

KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (SW)St. Thomas More Hospital (719) 285-2000
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (S)Kwik Stop (719) 276-8465
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (S)Kwik Stop (719) 276-8465
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (W)Indian Springs Ranch & Campground (719) 372-3907
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (W)Indian Springs Ranch & Campground (719) 372-3907
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (W)Indian Springs Ranch & Campground (719) 372-3907
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (W)Indian Springs Ranch & Campground (719) 372-3907
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (S)Kwik Stop (719) 276-8465
Swimming Swim Area1-5 Miles (S)Brush Hollow Reservoir (719) 227-5224 or (303) 297-1192
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteBeaver Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (S)Brush Hollow Reservoir Boat Ramp (719) 227-5224 or (303) 297-1192

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoBLM - Royal Gorge Field Office
3028 East Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 269-8500
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

RECENT COMMENTS & REVIEWS

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Penrose Commons Trail

Photo Submitted 1/19/2016 (Thanks!)

Penrose Commons Trail Photo

Penrose Commons Trail

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Penrose Commons Trail Photo

Penrose Commons Trail

Photo Submitted 4/12/2016 (Thanks!)

Penrose Commons Trail Photo

Penrose Commons Trail

Photo Submitted 1/19/2016 (Thanks!)

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