Mesa County, Colorado
Comprising 5 popular interconnected trails, North Fruita Desert contains a mix of single and double tracks ranging in difficulty. Some trails gain as much as 2500 feet in elevation. Known for very hot temperatures in the summer, plan to bring plenty of water.
Prime Rib - Joe's Ridge
21road (Hunter Canyon)
From Fruita: Head north on Maple St from US-50. After approx 1.0 mile it will turn into 17 1/2 Rd. Continue on 17 1/2 Rd approx 3.0 miles to N 3/10 Rd. Turn east on N 3/10 Rd and follow approx 0.5 miles to 18 Rd. Follow 18 Rd approx 3.2 miles to trail access.
Trail System Information
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.
Grand Junction Field Office, (970) 244-3000
Trail System Maps and GPS Files