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10th Street Bridge

The starting point for Southern Wagon Wheel Trails, riders travel 11 miles of paved/maintained dirt roads before entering White River National Forest. Limited parking on site. Park trailers in town. No amenities on site.

County Road 8 – Flat Tops Scenic Byway

The starting point for Northern Wagon Wheel Trails, riders travel 12 miles of paved roads to Miller Creek Trailhead; 18 miles to Lake Avery Trailhead; 30 miles to North Fork Trailhead; and 44 miles to Ripple Creek Pass Trailhead. No parking on site. Riders should park trailers in town. No amenities on site.

Hay Flats – 10 Miles from Meeker

Hay Flats is the starting point for an afternoon ride, a longer trip to Heart Lake, or Miller Creek Trailhead. Parking available. No amenities on site. Hay Flats is utilized for elk calving, some trails are closed from May 15 - June 20.

Yellow Jacket Pass – 11 miles from Meeker

Riding the Northern Wagon Wheel Trails, will allow you to enjoy a trip to Lake Avery, a longer trip through Lost Park #231, or ride the Deadhorse Loop #230. Parking available. No amenities on site. The Lost Park area is utilized for elk calving, some trails are closed from May15 - June 20.

Miller Creek – 12 Miles from Meeker

Boasting a variety of OHV trails and loop opportunities, ride trails along Miller Creek, featuring dark timber, and opening to beautiful parks. A favorite place to camp and fish, there is available parking, but no amenities.

Lake Avery – 18 Miles from Meeker

Located within the Oak Ridge State Wildlife Area, riders experience high mountain ridges and travel down Fawn Creek Road #280 to visit North Fork Campground. This trailhead offers access to camping, restroom facilities, fishing access, picnic areas and plenty of parking.

North Fork – 31 Miles from Meeker

Find access to more difficult trails, and scenic views won’t disappoint. Make your way up the Deadhorse Loop (#230) steep incline, stopping at the summit for photo opportunities! Limited parking. North Fork Campground offers restroom facilities, picnic areas and camping for a fee.

Ripple Creek Pass – 45 Miles from Meeker

With a starting elevation of 10,282, trail #1804 is open to vehicles 50" or less. The trail is open from June 21 - August 31. Ripple Creek Overlook offers restroom facilities, picnic areas and limited parking.