In Colorado We Stay The Trail®


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


and Permits

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

Trail Tips and


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


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

Frequently Asked


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

Stay the Trail Podcast

Want to know more about Stay the Trail? Listen to our radio podcast on Mile High Magazine – Public Affairs!

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Winter Wheeling

Winter Wheeling

Winter Wheeling With the fall season slowly dwindling away, many high elevation routes and trails are now experiencing snow fall, ice, and freezing temperatures. However, winter doesn't signal the end of "wheeling" season. Winter Wheeling and "snow bashing" offer even...

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Extreme Terrain’s Clean Trail Grant

Extreme Terrain’s Clean Trail Grant

Stay The Trail is proud to announce that we were awarded the Extreme Terrain's Clean Trail Grant!!! Both Stay The Trail and Extreme Terrain fully support motorized recreation, but know the impact it creates. That is why we do what we do! In order to help ours, and...

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4th of July 2021 Colorado Fire Restrictions

4th of July 2021 Colorado Fire Restrictions

07/01/2021 Even with the moisture Colorado has recently received, many counties and forests are in different stages of fire bans or restrictions. Please follow for the most updated conditions. Be aware that even if a...

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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.