Dry Creek

Where To Go: Dry Creek | Stay The Trail

Montrose County, Colorado

A mix of trails suitable for all types of OHVs, the Dry Creek area is nestled in the middle of the Uncompahgre Plateau with great views of the San Juan Mountains to the south. This area is also close to a number of extreme 4WD trails on the Uncompahgre, such as Scratch and Dent, Die Trying, and Cactus.

How To Get There

From Montrose: Head southwest on CO-90 W/W Main St approx 1.9 miles from Townsend Ave where it will turn into Spring Creek Rd. Continue on Spring Creek Rd approx 4.2 miles to 5875 Rd. Turn north on 5875 Rd and follow approx 3.1 miles to Kiowa Rd. Turn west on Kiowa Rd and continue approx 0.8 miles to Shavano Valley Rd. Turn south onto Shavano Valley Rd and follow approx 0.2 miles to Rim Rd. Turn west onto Rim Rd to access trails.

Detailed Description

Pin Point is for a staging area west of Montrose, offering access to the Dry Creek area and 4x4 routes.

Trail System Maps & GPS Files


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Interim Map

Bureau of Land Management - Montrose

Trail System Photos

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Roughly 50yards into Boulder Canyon.

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Area Trails

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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.

More Info:

Uncompahgre Field Office, (970) 240-5300