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Rampart Range

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Other Names

Bar Motorized Trail, Trail #673, Pike National Forest, Bear Creek, Sprucewood, Flat Rocks Campground, Indian Creek, Devils Head, Turtle Mountain, Dakan Mountain, South Platte Ranger District, Bear Creek Motorized Trail

Last Known StatusTemporarily Closed  (closed for spring thaw)

This locals favorite has about 200 miles of ATV and motorcycle trails. There are multiple staging areas and a couple developed campgrounds to choose from.

The most popular campground is Flat Rocks which provides not only direct trail access but also connects to the Bar Motorized trail, a very popular trail that leads directly to the Sprucewood Inn, an OHV friendly restaurant and bar.

The developed campgrounds are first come, first serve however dispersed camping is permitted throughout the forest.

The trails are open year-round except during spring thaw. During the winter months the only accessible staging area is located at the northern entrance of Highway 67 and Rampart Range Road.

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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesColorado OHV Sticker
Dates OpenOpen daily except during spring thaw.
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedNoColorado Non-Resident OHV permit required.
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust 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 WidthYes (50 inches)has entrance gate and narrow terrain
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4 & Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on trails
AlcoholNo Restriction
Rule Enforcement
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TERRAIN

Approx Size1,280 acres (2 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail200
Climate TypeForest
Elevation6500 to 8500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
RoadsThis national forest has few roads.Few
IntersectionsThis trail has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe national forest has some rider traffic on typical days.Some
ShadeThis national forest has almost all shaded areas.All
Ranges/GunfireThis national forest has no shooting ranges or gunfire.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

TYPE OF AREA

AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest

KEY SERVICES

Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (NE)Sedalia
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (NE)Castle Rock
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (NE)Sedalia
RV Hookups RV Hookup20-30 Miles (S)Diamond Campground & RV Park (719) 687-9684
RV Dump Station RV Disposal20-30 Miles (S)Diamond Campground & RV Park (719) 687-9684
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site Flat Rock Campground
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (NE)Bugling Bull Trading Post (303) 688-9701

FEES & PASSES

ParkingYes ($7.00)
Day use fee at Flat Rocks Campground
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
CampingYes
Tent: $22.00
RV: $22.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $6.00
Flat Rocks Campground Fees

RATINGS

Prosscenic views, moderate difficulty
Constrail is seasonal
Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
Summer
Comments(Scroll Down For Rider Reviews & Comments)

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CitySedalia, CO
AddressRampart Range Road, Sedalia, CO 80135
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From: Sedalia, CO
1) Take Hwy 67 South about 10 miles
2) Turn left (south) onto Rampart Range Road
3) Staging area is on the right (west).

For Flat Rocks Campground:
4) Continue south on Rampart Range Road 4.5 miles
5) Campground entrance is on the right (west).

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoPike National Forest - South Platte Ranger District
19316 Goddard Ranch Court
Morrison, CO 80465
(303) 275-5610
mailroom_r2_pike_san_isabel@fs.fed.us
www.fs.usda.gov
Contact InfoRampart Range Motorcycle Management Committee
P.O. Box 3511
Englewood, CO 80155
info@rampartrange.org
rampartrange.org
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
Contact InfoMile High Adventure Rentals
1044 S Grapevine Road
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 929-7239
milehighadventures@outlook.com
CommentATV, UTV, dirt bike and snowmobile rentals

RIDER COMMENTS & REVIEWS

Rampart Range Trail Photo

Rampart Range Trail

A good example of what to expect here - mostly smooth, fast and twisty trails.

Rampart Range Trail Photo

Photo taken from small hill showing ATV trail winding through the forest.

The trails are mostly smooth and wide enough for ATVs.

Rampart Range Trail Photo

Forest Service signage for campground.

This is the main entrance for Flat Rocks Campground, which has 19 sites that can accommodate RV up to 30 feet long.

Rampart Range Trail Photo

A smooth section of trail for ATVs, UTVs and motorcycles.

Photo Submitted 7/14/2013 (Thanks!)

Rampart Range Trail Photo

A scenic section of the ATV trail winding through pine trees and grassy meadows.

Photo Submitted 7/14/2013 (Thanks!)

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Photo of vault toilets and garbage receptacles.

Most of the staging areas have vault toilets.

Rampart Range Trail Photo

A wooded section of trail for ATVs, UTVs and motorcycles.

Photo Submitted 7/14/2013 (Thanks!)

Rampart Range Trail Photo

View of staging area with flat parking and a vault toilet.

A view of one of the staging areas. This one has plenty of flat, level parking and a vault toilet.

Rampart Range Trail Photo

Toy hauler attached to full sized pickup truck parked in primitive campsite.

Another view of a primitive campsite. Sites are nice and flat and surrounded by tall pine trees.

Rampart Range Trail Photo

Close up photo of loading ramp.

Some of the staging areas have loading ramps.

Rampart Range Trail Photo

Close up photo of campsite with two RVs, an E-Z Up tent and a pickup truck.

Another view of Flat Rocks Campground. There are no electric hookups but there are several water spigots and some garbage cans provided.

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