OHV Club seeks members

MEEKER I If you enjoy experiencing and exploring Meeker via the many trails of the Wagon Wheel OHV Trail System and if you like to ride your UTV, ATV or adventure motorcycle with people who have the same interests and who enjoy riding in the beautiful White River Valley, you are invited to attend the […]

Three key ingredients for positive OHV tourism economic impact

RBC I A key component to winning the battle for keeping public lands open to motorized OHV usage involves rallying Colorado businesses to fully embrace OHV tourism. In reality, it is more complicated than just convincing business owners they can benefit economically from becoming OHV friendly.

Meeker, Rangely, RBC are OHV-friendly

MEEKER I “Whereas, a committee formed in Rio Blanco County to promote economic development and increase tourism by providing for the operation of off-highway vehicles in Rio Blanco County and Northwest Colorado, made a presentation to the Town Board of Trustees (Town Board) proposing the Town consider the adoption of legislation permitting the operation of […]

OHV trails: Moving ahead

Several organizers from the Colorado Off Highway Vehicles Coalition (COHVCO) and Rocky Mountain Adventure Riders came to “scope” out the area for the upcoming White River COHVCO Rendezvous, scheduled over the July Fourth weekend before they joined locals at Mexican House in Meeker for dinner. Riding from Yellow Jacket Pass to Lake Avery and back Friday last and near Rio Blanco Lake and Hay Gulch Saturday were Tyler Lane, Terry Davis, John Lane, Jeff Eskelson, Kristen Eskelson, Jim Wey, Katelin Cook, John Bongiovanni, Michele Morgan, Regas Halandras and Linda Bongiovanni. Not pictured but an OHV driver was  Kimberly Bullen.

RBC I “There is a lot of momentum behind this project and it is very exciting,” Meeker Chamber of Commerce director Katelin Cook said of the Wagon Wheel Trail Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail system.

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.