ATV, UTV, Dirt Bike and Jeep Trail Capital
Taylor Park and Taylor River Road
are what people dream about when they think of Colorado.
This central location offers enough riding even for the most die
hard off-roader. If you are considering a trip to Colorado
this is where you want to be.
Tincup to Taylor Pass will take off-roaders along the old
stage coach route to Taylor Pass. Pass through the old
town of Tin Cup and by scenic Mirror Lake.
Taylor Pass to St. Elmo is a
scenic trail that passes through the historic ghost town of St.
Elmo. Enjoy lots of history on this historic ATV route.
Hancock Pass follows an old
railroad grade as it leaves from St. Elmo. The route offers
views of several mining structures and 12,140 ft. Hancock Pass.
Great trail for your ATV or RZR.
Pomeroy Lakes / Mary
trails lead to a set of large lakes
on the shoulder of Pomeroy Mountain. The trail also passes
many interested mining buildings on the way to the lakes.
You can also take the difficult side trail to Mary Murphy Mine.
Tomichi Pass is a great high country
trail experience that you can only get in Colorado. The
Pass at 11,979 ft. and the surrounding mountains make this a ride
you will not soon forget.
Alpine Tunnel is one of the most unique trails in the
country in that it follows the old railroad grade of the DSPS to
a restored train station at the Alpine Tunnel.
Taylor Pass is a difficult trail that connects to many other famous
trails like Pearl Pass and Richmond Hill. The trail is
only 4.5 miles long but is very slow going. Expect to spend 1-2
hours on this trail.
Mountain is a good trail not far from the center of
Taylor Park. I would recommend this trail to ride when
your buddies are worn-out but you still want to keep riding.
is an easy alternative for riders looking for great scenery and
lots of Colorado mining history but don't want a challenging
is a more difficult option to reach the top of Cumberland Pass.
The Napoleon Pass trail passes some of the best preserved mining
history in the Taylor Park area.
Mill site is a short trip that branches off of the main
Taylor River Trail. Some of the mine is restored but much
of it is falling in.
Lily Pad trail travels through a
heavily wood section of Taylor Park to the lily pad lake.
The trail passes many abandoned mining camps and the Forest Hill
Mine. This Trail is a must see for those interested in
Colorado Mining History.
Reno Ridge Trail is a trail
that follows a high ridge and offers stunning views of the
Gunnison National Forest.
Slaughterhouse Gulch is a fun bypass to the lower part
of Cumberland Pass Road. This trail bypasses the boring
section of dirt road between Taylor Park and Tin Cup.
is Taylor Park's little brother. What Union Park lacks in
scenery it makes up for in solitude. If you really want to get
away from everyone, consider camping in this area.
Canyon is an out and back trail for ATV's. This is
an interesting trip to take if you want to ride every
trail. If you want the best scenery in the littlest amount
of time skip this trail.