In Colorado We Stay The Trail®

KEEP YOUR WHEELS WHERE THEY BELONG

Our mission is to reinforce and highlight responsible OHV use, and to modify and mitigate irresponsible use in an effort to minimize resource damage on public land. We offer educational services and materials to land management agencies, OHV and OHV accessory dealers, educational and community institutions, and the general public.

What You Need to Know

Registrations

and Permits

Registration requirements for Colorado residents and non-residents, permit requirements, and registration information.

Trail Tips and

Etiquette

Vehicle noise, trail signs, vehicle width, trail width, staging, obstacles, passing, non-motorized traffic, and hunting.

OHVs on streets

and roads

Many cities and counties in Colorado have opened some or all of their roads/streets to off-highway vehicles (OHVs).

Full Size

Trails

In addition to OHV trails, there are a number of Full Size Trails open for recreational travel with full-sized vehicles in Colorado. These trails require an OHV permit for license plated vehicles.

Frequently Asked

Questions

Answers to all your questions about maps, permits, laws, permits, kids, Hunting, the Stay the Trail organization – and lots more.

Trail Maps and Information

Stay The Trail Colorado provides a central place where the public, organizations, and agencies can download all US Forest Service Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM) for National Forest Lands and all of the available BLM Motorized Area Maps located in Colorado. These maps are kept up to date as the US Forest Service and BLM update their maps. Funding for this effort is provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife in the form of grant funding that comes from registration of Off-Highway Vehicles in Colorado.

Calendar and News

COLORADO OHV AREA SPECIFIC MAPS

COLORADO OHV AREA SPECIFIC MAPS

Below are maps for specific OHV areas: NOTE: CONDITIONS AND ROUTES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ALWAYS REFER TO THE MVUM (MOTOR VEHICLE USE MAP) OR CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE LAND MANAGEMENT AGENCY FOR THE MOST CURRENT AND UP TO DATE INFORMATION. An interactive state wide OHV...

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OHV Permit for plated vehicles?

OHV Permit for plated vehicles?

The talk of social media lately is revolving around the need for an OHV permit for plated vehicles. Definitions A lot of this confusion is based on the definitions of a "road" and a "trail". While the definitions seem to be interchangeable for the off-road community,...

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Colorado Motorcycle Endorsement

Colorado Motorcycle Endorsement

  Colorado offers some of the best riding in the nation. With a diverse environment of plains, deserts, foothills, mountains and alpine environments, there is something for everyone.   Colorado requires a motorcycle endorsement to legally ride a motorcycle...

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Upcoming Events

01 Jun

PPORA Get Outdoors Day

06/01/2024    
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event website: https://ppora.org/get-outdoors-day
02 Jun

Great Trails Workshop - Fort Collins

06/02/2024 - 06/03/2024    
All Day
Workshop information and registration: https://nohvcc.org/event/fort-collins-co-june-2-3-2024-great-trails-workshop/
02 Jun

Rampart Range - Spring Poker Run

06/02/2024    
All Day
RRMMC hosts two moto Poker Runs a year. Registration and event information: https://rampartrange.org/poker-run-registration/
08 Jun

GOLD CAMP ROAD CLEANUP

06/08/2024    
All Day
Project information: https://www.csc4w.com/2024-06-08-trail-cleanup-1

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About Stay the Trail

Our Organization

Our mission is to reinforce and highlight responsible OHV use, and to modify and mitigate irresponsible use in an effort to minimize resource damage on public land. Our goal is to create a statewide culture of responsible OHV use.

Our Funding

We are primarily funded by grants from the OHV registration program managed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Your contributions help us spread the word of responsible OHV use when visiting Colorado public lands. 

Our Leadership

The Stay the Trail Education & Stewardship Alliance is a 501(c)(3) educational organization. We have several employees, a Board of Directors, and Ex-Officio Advisors who lead our team of OHV enthusiasts.