Consultants will move ahead with expanded trails master plan

RBC I Great Outdoors Consultants (GOC), the company hired in November to create a trails master plan for motorized — and non-motorized use in Rio Blanco County, presented several trail concepts at the second of three public workshops during March in Rangely and Meeker.

Rio Blanco County receives OHV grant

Members of the Wagon Wheel OHV Club gather on a hillside for a break during one of their rides. A grant for $265,300 has been awarded to Rio Blanco County by the Colorado State Parks Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Program for use within the county. All area OHV trails are now open.

MEEKER I Thanks to community-wide efforts by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, Rio Blanco County, the Town of Meeker, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service and the Wagon Wheel OHV Club, a grant for $265,300 has been awarded to Rio Blanco County by the Colorado State Parks Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Program.

OHV Trails now open for the season

RBC I Spring is finally here, and it is time to put the snowmobiles in storage and get ready to hit the trails and camp on your local national forest lands. Blanco Ranger District is transitioning from over-snow travel to summer travel on local roads and trails, according to district ranger Ken Coffin of the […]

OHV Fundraiser …

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The first annual Rio Blanco County Search and Rescue OHV poker run featured 54 hands with the best going to Annie and Luke Purcell, Cassie McGuire was second and Bob Coquoz had the third best hand.

Wrestlers host successful OHV poker run

Forty riders participated in the first annual OHV Poker Run, sponsored by the Meeker High School wrestling team.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School wrestling team hosted the first annual OHV poker run fundraiser Sunday last.

Wagon Wheel Trail receives grant

Rio Blanco County was awarded a grant for more than $100,000, from the the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division (CPW) Trails program for the Wagon Wheel Trail, an off-highway vehicle trail system. More than 250 miles of OHV trails have been mapped and some of the grant money will be used for signage, which will include the logo of the newly formed Wagon Wheel OHV Club.

RBC I The Wagon Wheel Trail, a collaborative effort by several Rio Blanco County entities, were notified recently the project has been awarded a $100,862 grant from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division (CPW) Trails program for the off-highway vehicle trail system.

Letter to the Editor: OHV trails supporters

Dear Editor: The Meeker Chamber of Commerce would like to highlight many individuals who have been involved with the OHV trails grant recently submitted by the county.

OHV enthusiasts asked to attend meeting

RBC | Everyone interested in the future of off-highway vehicle use is encouraged to attend a Dec. 13 meeting in Glenwood Springs, Colo.

Commissioners apply for OHV trails grant

A map showing proposed trails for the Wagon Wheel OHV East Trail System will be discussed as Rio Blanco County commissioners consider a resolution to authorize the use of unlicensed off highway vehicles and snowmobiles designated RBC roads, at a Dec. 12 public hearing. The hearing will be held at the commissioners’ office at the Fairfield Center at 11:15 a.m. A complete resolution is available on the county’s website: www.co.rio-blanco.co.us under public announcements or at the commissioners’ office.

RBC I A grant for more than $100,000 to be used for signage and mapping of Wagon Wheel OHV (Off Highway Vehicles) East Trails System was submitted to Colorado State Parks by the Rio Blanco County board of commissioners this month.

OHV applications available

RBC I Applications for the 2012-2013 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) State Trails Grants are now available. There are $4 million in grants available for projects related to the use of OHVs on lands open to the public.

RBC’s Wagon Wheel Trail

RBC I The first organizational meeting for the Rio Blanco County OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle) tourism project was held last week. The assembled group came up with a name for the proposed trail system — Wagon Wheel Trail — and a mission statement.