Trail Rules & Regulations
Participants provide their own off-highway vehicle; take care of their own food and non-alcoholic beverages for the trip. Suggested essentials, beyond plenty of water, include sun protection, and layered clothing in case of changing weather circumstances that are always a possibility.
There are trails for all abilities, some for two-wheel-drive vehicles, while others require seriously modified vehicles.
Vehicle safety equipment is extremely important. It is essential that participants stay on the designated routes, and that basic rules are followed.
Rangely is proud to be an “OHV Friendly” community. Operation of OHVs is allowed within Rangely town limits and on designated County Roads. OHVs are only permitted to cross State Highway 64/Main Street and State Highway 139. They are not permitted to drive down the State Highways.
Trail Etiquette on Public Lands
- When riding in areas with special status plants, no stopping will be allowed to protect sensitive resources from inadvertent damage when pulling off a road.
- All motorized travel is limited to existing roads and trails, the trails are indicated in blue on the map Wild horses are protected by Federal law, and harassment of wild horses is prohibited.
- Participants must stay 100 feet away from wild horses.
- Do not feed or try to attract any wild horses towards you.
- Keep dogs under control so they do not disrupt or chase wild horses.
- Participants cannot disrupt or collect artifacts from a known archaeological site at any time. Prosecution for knowingly disrupting archaeological sites is possible.
All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permits from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.