Montrose County Receives $20,000 Award from National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Coalition “NOHVCC”

Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County is proud to announce the award of $20,000 from the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) to support development of the Shavano Gateway Recreation Area. Located at the eastern end of the Rimrocker Trail®, this site serves as a parking and staging area for the Rimrocker Trail as well as access to motorized and non-motorized trail…

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Detour Alert

6/28/21 Update The Pack Creek Fire no longer affects the Rimrocker Trail. Please be advised that the #PackCreekFire has impacted the #RimrockerTrail in Utah. A small portion of the trail is not accessible, however a detour is available and shown on the map below. Depending on conditions, expect smoke and wildfire personnel near the area–please drive slowly. The fire…

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Trail Fire Information

Please note the #PackCreekFire is burning outside of Moab and growing. At this time, road closures do not impact the #RimrockerTrail BUT please know that there is likely to be increased smoke in the area and potentially presence of fire crews. Also, closures may happen quickly depending on fire behavior. Please be aware and give crews the space they…

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The Trail is Officially Open

It’s official . . . The Rimrocker Trail is now open for adventure! A big thank you to Montrose County Road & Bridge crews for working hard on clearing the high country roads. It’s still early, so be prepared for all types of weather. Have fun and don’t forget to send your photos to us at pr@montrosecounty.net for stickers

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Rimrocker Trail Temporarily Closed

Rimrocker Trail is Now Open! ROC Fire Updates Available on www.westslopefireinfo.com The Rimrocker Trail is Closed from Highway 141 to Buckeye Campground through July 8th. Please click here for road closure info. Buckeye Campground is closed until July 8th ROC FIRE: The Rimrocker Trail is temporarily closed from Hwy 141 to Buckeye Reservoir/Campgrounds for fire activity. We will let…

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Rimrocker Trail is Open!

The Rimrocker Trail is open, with a couple considerations: The Tabeguache crossing on U19 near Uravan has extremely high water, but there are ways to bypass this water crossing. Signs have been added and the missing link portion of the highway has been widened. Expect muddy conditions.

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January 2020 Trail Update

012020 Rimrocker Trail Update

From Rimrocker Trail enthusiast Yanis Petrovics: I wanted to pass on a trail report from a few weeks ago. I attempted the trail back in early January. The beginning of the trail from Monticello is mild. Approximately 4 miles in, the snow becomes very deep and going forward requires high clearance, 4wd and chains. Past the sign of National…

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My Rimrocker Journey

By Victor Rogers In July, I soloed the trek in my FJ all the way from Virginia. It was intense and like no other road trip i had ever taken. During this time in my life, I am enduring quite a hard season. My family is separated. Travel is hard. My business is struggling at times. Sensing direction can…

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