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Pawnee Main OHV Area

Weld County, Colorado

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The Main Draw OHV Area, a sandy shallow canyon within the Pawnee National Grassland, offers off-season riding close to Fort Collins and Greeley. The open floor of the canyon provides easy riding and exploring opportunities. Sand drifts within the canyon provide expert riding opportunities. Open annually from November 1 to April 9

Popular Trails in This Area

None listed.

Detailed Description

How To Get There

From Nunn: Head north out of town on US-85 at 4th street and continue approx 11.7 miles to Co Rd 122. Turn east on Co Rd 122 and continue approx 8.8 miles to Pawnee.

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Jim Knodel
Steven Jones
Steven Jones
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Bryan Sullivan

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Trail System Information

Location is:

Staging Area At Trailhead

Nearest City:



2 - 6


Open Area




5450 to 5550 feet

Best For:




Note that not all of the trails in an area will be open to all vehicle types. Follow the Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)s and signage for the area and ride only on trails open to and wider than your OHV.

Trail System Maps and GPS Files

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Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM)

Pawnee National Grassland - West

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Main Draw Off-Highway Vehicle Area (2006 FS Brochure)



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Main Draw Off-Highway Vehicle Area (2008 FS Brochure)