10/20/2019: Snow has fallen on 100% of our Jeep Trail. Some will melt, most will turn to ice and remain into winter. Please never travel on snow or ice while off-road. Our vehicles are not built to maintain traction on ice, off-road, resulting in serious injury or death. No official closures are in place but know most trails are impassable currently. It is your responsibility to know when to turn around and save it for another day.


  • Alta Lakes & Ghost TownCLOSED until spring 2020

    • Alta Ghost town half way is a must-do. Three (3) high alpine crystal clear lakes make us the end of the trail. Camp, fish & release or picnic

  • Ames Historical Power-plant/ Ilium Road - CAUTION

    • The first DC power in the country, powering mining operations and the first streetlights in the country, Telluride's!

  • Animas Forks - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Historical ghost town perched north of Silverton, get out and talk a walk​

  • Black Bear Pass - CLOSED until spring 2020 Off limits to CO145 Rentals

    • Most difficult trail in Colorado, off limits to rentals, one-way travel downhill only​.

  • Bridal Veil Falls - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Tallest waterfall in the state, a must see.

  • Brown Mountain- CLOSED until spring 2020

  • California- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Lake Como(uncompahgre head waters), high elevation rolling trail​

  • Cinnamon Pass- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Improved CR connecting Lake City to Silverton​

  • Corkscrew Pass- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • One of the best trails/views in SW Colorado​

  • County Road 110 - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • North of Silverton, improved CR to access Hurricane & Corkscrew

  • East Dallas Creek - CAUTION

    • Travel 10 miles down this CR to access Blue Lakes trailhead. Beautiful

  • Engineer Pass - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Difficult trail, access to Lake City, rough and slow going​

  • Fall Creek Rd / Woods Lake - CAUTION

    • Beautiful drive, lower elevation mean higher temps, pristine fishing lake

  • Hurricane Pass- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Couple this with Corkscrew and California for an unforgettable day!

  • Imogene Pass- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • The most popular and all encompassing in the area. Elevation at the summit is 13,114'. Travel time is 3-5 hours connecting Telluride to Ouray. Tunnels, streams, wildflowers, basins, ghost towns, active mines and more await you on this adventure!

  • Last Dollar Rd- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Wildflower, stream crossings, baby elk/deer and extensive views

  • La Plata Canyon - CAUTION - UNKNOWN just past Lewis​​

  • Owl Creek Pass - CLOSED until spring 2020 - Due to fire

    • Steep and rocky as it winds up to the Gunnison county line and Silver-jack Reservoir

  • Ophir Pass - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Elevation of 11,789' with a shelf road on the northwest side. 90 minutes to travel and provides easy access from Telluride to Hwy 550 near Silverton

  • Poughkeepsie Gulch- CLOSED until spring 2020. Off limits to CO145 Rentals

  • Rim Rocker Trail - CAUTION - UNKNOWN (City of Montrose to CO state line)

    • Overlanders...this is the newest trails to travel. 160 miles of dirt, 2 days travel in a Jeep or more.​

  • Silver-Jack Reservoir- CLOSED until spring 2020 - Due to fire/smoke

  • South Mineral Springs CLOSED until spring 2020 to campground

  • Trout Lake - CAUTION

    • Looking to relax with a kayak or SUP on the water...this is the ultimate!

  • West Dallas Creek - CAUTION

    • Photographers paradise especially for fall colors

  • Yankee Boy Basin- CLOSED until spring 2020- access from Ouray side only

    • Beautiful basin at the base of Mt Sneffles (14er), wildflowers, waterfalls​

Ghost Towns:

  • Tomboy Mine- CLOSED until spring 2020

  • Alta Ghost Town- CLOSED until spring 2020


  • Bridal Veil Falls - CLOSED until spring 2020

  • Yankee Boy Basin Twin Waterfalls- CLOSED until spring 2020

  • Coronet Falls- CLOSED until spring 2020

Paved Highways - Scenic Drives The most up to date information about road conditions, closures and cameras can be found at the CDOT website www.cotrip.org 

  • Million Dollar Highway / America's Scenic Byway: Single lane road over high mountain passes connecting the historical mining/mountain towns of Telluride, Ouray, Silverton, Durango and Dolores. Travel time is 5-7 hours for the entire loop. 236 Miles. Incredible history, restaurants, train rides, mesa verde national park, and window shopping along the way. 

  • National Park - Black Canyon of the Gunnison: From Montrose take hwy 50 east 13 miles, turn onto hwy 347 for 14 miles.The Gunnison river has eroded rock for over a million year forming one of the deepest, steeped and narrowest canyons in the country. We recommend a stop at the visitors center to get you started.

  • Gateway Canyon: Hwy 141 . Stop at the famous Discovery Channel owner's car museum, restaurant or stay at their hotel. Scenic overlooks and single lane road along hwy 141 will simply amaze. Travel time 2 hours each way from Telluride or Montrose


Conditions change very rapidly at elevation, be careful of the weather this time of year.  Trails may be covered in snow/ice/slush causing it to be slick or washed out, even if listed as open.  Never travel on snow or ice.  Turn back before ruining a good day and enjoy another trail. Please don't go beyond your comfort level or vehicles capability!

Always go into the back-country with another vehicle and plenty of water, food and layers of clothing!  Sunscreen, sunglasses and a camera are a must!

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