Fremont County, Colorado
This area offers extreme rock crawling routes as well as a few easier motorized routes. The Independence system features the difficult Freedom, Liberty, and Patriot 4x4 trails. Please be aware that body damage and part failure is likely on those trails.
From Penrose: Head north out of town on CO-115. Continue approx 1.3 miles to 3rd St/Co Rd 123. Head west on 3rd St approx 0.3 to E St. Turn north on E St and follow approx 0.2 miles where it will turn into Co Rd 127. Follow approx 2.9 miles to trail head.
N38 28.346 W105 01.957
N38 29.42992 W105 2.06651
N38 29.468 W105 1.902
** Independence System Adopted by Colorado Rockhoppers
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.
Royal Gorge Field Office, (719) 269-8500