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Ellis Trail

Routt County, Colorado

How to Get There

From Steamboat Springs: Head northwest out of town on Lincoln Ave. Continue for approx 1.8 miles to Co Rd 129/Elk River Rd. Turn north on Co Rd 129/Elk River Rd and continue for approx 29.7 miles to Fsh 505/US Forest Service Rd 550. Turn east on Fsh 505/US Forest Service Rd 550 and follow for approx 3.7 miles to Forest Service Rd 409, turn south to access trails.

Detailed Description


Adopted Trails

Trail System Information

Location: 40.89205, -106.912533333
Location is:
Nearest City: Steamboat Springs
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Best for: MotorcycleATV

Note that not all of the trails in an area will be open to all vehicle types. Follow the Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)s and signage for the area and ride only on trails open to and wider than your OHV.

Maps/GPS files: PDF ZIP KMZ

Visit the Trail Maps page for download/print instructions, information about the Avenza App for PDF files, or a complete list of available maps!

More Info: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District (970) 870-2299
  Routt National Forest (307) 745-2300
  MVUM Page

Nearby Trails

Trail Name   Trail Width Length (mi)
Adams Creek   ATV   1.44
Bears Ears   ATV   13.09
Crane Park   ATV   0.65
Elkhorn   ATV   0.55
Elkhorn   ATV   4.6
Elkhorn   ATV   0.5
Elkhorn   ATV   4.9
Elkhorn   4WD   1.3
Elkhorn   4WD   2.8
Elkhorn   4WD   0.8
Ellis   ATV   4.22
Farwell Connector   Motorcycle   0.97
Farwell Mtn   Motorcycle   1.45
Farwell Mtn   ATV   2.75
Grizzly   ATV   0.35
Hahns Peak   Motorcycle   1.4
Hare   ATV   2.5
Independence Creek   Motorcycle   3.32
Kids Loop   Motorcycle   0.71
Lost Park   ATV   0.46
Main Fork   ATV   0.64
Manzanares   ATV   8.37
Nipple Peak   Motorcycle   6.2
Nipple Peak   ATV   4
Pioneer   ATV   1.9
Prospector   Motorcycle   3.4
Prospector   Motorcycle   6
Sand Mountain   Motorcycle   1
Sawtooth   ATV   0.3
Whiskey Creek   Motorcycle   8.7

Return to the OHV Trail Guide Map or Guide Index page.

   In Partnership With:
Stay The Trail Colorado was Awarded the 2013 Outstanding Trail Sharing Award
American Trails

This award recognizes innovative & successful trail sharing efforts, programs, & systems.

American Trails' 21st National Trails Awards Program honors people and programs at the 21st American Trails International Symposium. The awards celebration was held at Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Arizona, April 16, 2013.

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