Uncompahgre - Plateau

National Forest - Colorado

Uncompahgre National Forest is a U.S. National Forest covering (in descending order of land area) parts of Montrose, Mesa, San Miguel, Ouray, Gunnison, Hinsdale, San Juan, and Delta Counties in western Colorado. Only its headquarters is in Delta County, in the city of Delta. It borders the San Juan National Forest to the south. Within the national forest boundaries can be found the arid Uncompahgre Plateau and the northern portion of the San Juan Mountains. The forest contains three alpine wilderness areas, Uncompahgre (formerly the Big Blue Wilderness), Mount Sneffels and Lizard Head.

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Map of the Turkey Flats Mountain Bike Trails near in Grand Mesa National Forest (NF). Published by the Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association (COPMOBA).Turkey Flats - Mountain Bike Trails

Map of the Turkey Flats Mountain Bike Trails near in Grand Mesa National Forest (NF). Published by the Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association (COPMOBA).

Uncompahgre NF - Plateau https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/gmug/home https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncompahgre_National_Forest Uncompahgre National Forest is a U.S. National Forest covering (in descending order of land area) parts of Montrose, Mesa, San Miguel, Ouray, Gunnison, Hinsdale, San Juan, and Delta Counties in western Colorado. Only its headquarters is in Delta County, in the city of Delta. It borders the San Juan National Forest to the south. Within the national forest boundaries can be found the arid Uncompahgre Plateau and the northern portion of the San Juan Mountains. The forest contains three alpine wilderness areas, Uncompahgre (formerly the Big Blue Wilderness), Mount Sneffels and Lizard Head.
Thunder Trails Trail Description Camping Enjoy riding the 19 miles of single track in the Thunder Trails system. Four trail loops offer a variety of challenging riding for all experience levels. Camping is available in designated campsites along Thunder Road (Forest Road 609) at the north end of the trail system. All trails are open to motorcycle, mountain bike, horse, and foot travel. Look for the following camping symbol posted at each designated site. Directions The trail system is located about 4 miles south of Norwood, Colorado via paved and dirt roads. Passenger cars can access any of the trails under most road conditions. From Norwood’s main street (Grand Avenue): Norwood Ranger District  Travel to the far west end of Grand Avenue  Turn left on Aspen Street (CR 42ZS) and travel south 1 mile. (See large brown “National Forest Access” sign).  Turn right onto Y43 Road, travel 1/2 mile.  Turn left on CR 41.5Y Road,, travel south 1.7 miles  Turn right onto FSR 609, travel 1.2 miles to the Thunder Trails Trailhead parking area Ph. 970-327-4261 Visit us at: www.fs.fed.us/r2/gmug Campfires are only allowed within the metal fire ring provided at each campsite.

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