Grand Valley Trails Alliance

Bike

Bike

The Grand Valley has some of the best mountain biking in the world.

Hike

Hike

The Grand Valley has some of the most spectacular hiking trails in the world.

Horse

Horse

Exploring the trails of the Grand Valley on horseback allows for unequalled access to amazing scenic vistas.

OHV

OHV

The Grand Valley has one of the most extensive and rewarding OHV trails systems in the world.

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  1. February 2015 Switchback

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    Get updated on seasonal trail closures, trail conditions and upcoming events. Also learn about GVTA Rountable reports and Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s Strategic Plan. Click here to read the Switchback!
  2. January 2015 Switchback

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    Get updated on seasonal trail closures, trail conditions, winter maintenance efforts and upcoming events. Also learn about GVTA Rountable reports on Tabegauche Trail Connector, Gunnison Bluffs/Old Spanish Trail and North Uncompahgre. Click here to read the Switchback!
  3. Winter Trail Maintenance Efforts

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    Members of the Trails Alliance have participated in a variety of efforts to maintain trails to address moisture issues as a result of a wet summer.
  4. Trails Survey

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    “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.” Edward Abbey The Grand Valley Trails Alliance is currently collecting trail use and demographic data! Help us in this effort by completing this survey. For best results, answer questions based on your most recent trail experience....
  5. Sarlacc Grand Opening

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    The Sarlacc trail is the result of a tremendous amount of hard work, time, and energy on the part of this community.  The construction of this trail was funded in 2012 by the Colorado State Parks and Wildlife, Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) grant program.  The grant paid for Western Colorado...

Upcoming Events

Mar
13
Fri
8:30 am 2015 Walking & Biking Summit
2015 Walking & Biking Summit
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Healthy Mesa County presents the 2015 Walking & Biking Summit Where: Two Rivers Convention Center When: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Pre-registration price (includes lunch): $10 general public/$5 students* Registration at the door (includes lunch): $15 general public/ $10 students* *students must bring valid student ID Click here for more information.
Mar
14
Sat
all-day 4Wheel Parts March Madness – Denver @ 12655 E. 42nd Ave Ste 1 Denver CO 80239
4Wheel Parts March Madness – Denver @ 12655 E. 42nd Ave Ste 1 Denver CO 80239
Mar 14 all-day
Stay The Trail will be on site providing free trail maps, and general OHV related information about responsible recreation in CO. http://www.4wheelparts.com/stores/Store-Info.aspx?sNo=21
all-day 4Wheel Parts March Madness – Wes... @ 7001 Federal Blvd Westminster CO 80030
4Wheel Parts March Madness – Wes... @ 7001 Federal Blvd Westminster CO 80030
Mar 14 all-day
Stay The Trail will be on site providing free trail maps, and general OHV related information about responsible recreation in CO. http://www.4wheelparts.com/stores/Store-Info.aspx?sNo=37
all-day Denver St Patrick’s Day Parade @ Downtown Denver
Denver St Patrick’s Day Parade @ Downtown Denver
Mar 14 all-day
Stay The Trail is partnering with Mile High Jeep Club to bring awareness to responsible OHV use in CO. Come down and see all the amazing vehicles, people and of course ROHVER the Stay The Trail Mascot. http://www.denverstpatricksdayparade.com/
Mar
19
Thu
6:00 pm Grand Valley Canyons Chapter Ope...
Grand Valley Canyons Chapter Ope...
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    COPMOBA’s Grand Valley Canyons Chapter Open House Where: CMU Ballroom in partnership with the CMU Outdoor Program. The public is invited to come learn about the local COPMOBA chapter’s plans for the upcoming season and to join or renew your COPMOBA membership! The CMU Outing Program will be showcasing the bikes and outdoor gear they have available to the community to rent. Click here for more information.
Mar
23
Mon
5:30 pm Colorado Parks & Wildlife Strate...
Colorado Parks & Wildlife Strate...
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Colorado Parks & Wildlife Strategic Planning Stakeholder Meeting Where: Mesa County Central Library in downtown Grand Junction When: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) is embarking on a strategic planning process to guide CPW’s efforts into the future. This new strategic plan will set a high level vision, overarching goals, and strategies for Colorado’s state parks, wildlife and outdoor recreation resources. Through this process, CPW is striving to develop a strategic direction that is shared with citizens of Colorado, individuals who utilize CPW services, the Parks and Wildlife Commission and CPW’s dedicated staff. This plan will reflect what CPW hears from stakeholders, the Commission, the public and staff during the planning process as well as build upon recent planning and research efforts. In order to be successful, CPW is reaching out to people across the state and encouraging participation in this planning effort. Please take time to attend one of our meetings and/or fill out a comment form. Click here for more information or to submit a comment online.
Mar
28
Sat
all-day Grand Mesa Back Country Horsemen...
Grand Mesa Back Country Horsemen...
Mar 28 all-day
The Grand Mesa Back Country Horsemen will host a work day and trail ride on the Jouflas Trail in Rabbit Valley.  This is a hike and horse trail which makes a nice loop from the valley up to the Colorado River overlooks and then back down to a ridge above the valley floor. Participants should expect to trim where needed and clear the trail of any downed brush and repair cairns as needed.
all-day Outdoor Colorado Rock Work Skill...
Outdoor Colorado Rock Work Skill...
Mar 28 all-day
    Volunteers are needed for Outdoor Colorado Rock Work Skills Clinic. We will keep you posted as details become available.
Apr
17
Fri
7:00 pm Mammoth Game Fund Raiser for STT
Mammoth Game Fund Raiser for STT
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
April 17th Colorado Mammoth vs. Rochester Knighthawks game at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The tickets will be located in section 118 on the lower level. Tickets will cost $25 and $10 from every ticket sold will go to Stay The Trail!!! We will also have the Mile-Hi Jeep Club and Stay The Trail Trailers on display right outside of the main entrance to the Pepsi Center before the game so we can hand out info about Mile-Hi Jeep Club and Stay The Trail to people as they walk into the game. To purchase tickets you can go to the following link: http://www.mammothtix.com/mhjc
Apr
24
Fri
7:30 pm MOG FEST – Film @ Mesa Theater
MOG FEST – Film @ Mesa Theater
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Telluride Mountain Film on Tour Premier Festival Films! $8 General Admission $5 with Student ID Doors Open @ 7pm Show Begins @ 7:30pm FREE for Kids 12 & Under

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Based in the Trails Capital of Colorado, the Grand Valley Trails Alliance works with user groups, communities and land managers to develop resources and collaborative frameworks which enhance and sustain our outstanding trails system.

Stay in the loop with the Grand Valley Trails Alliance by subscribing to our periodic newsletter, The Switchback.