Recreation - Choose Rio Blanco - Rio Blanco County Economic Development
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Whether you enjoy motorized, non-motorized, water sports, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, horseback riding or anything outdoors, we have year-round offerings!

Here is a sampling of things to get you outside!
  • Ride the Wagon Wheel OHV Trails with your ATV, Side by Side, Motorcycle and 4wheel Drive vehicles! The trail system features over 250 miles of trails around Meeker, with direct access from town
  • Enjoy multiple reservoirs and the White River located throughout Rio Blanco County for boating, fishing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding and more!
  • Experience backcountry beauty from the saddle during a horseback ride into the White River National Forest
  • Test your technical 4wheel driving skills at the only designated natural rock park in Colorado – the Rangely Rock Crawling Park
  • Enjoy an “epic backyard” featuring the White River National Forest, Flat Tops Wilderness Area, and nearly 1.5 million acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management
  • Get away from everyday life with a weekend camping trip
  • Spelunkers will find challenges in the Spring Cave, which is still yet completely explored and contains a lake and several caverns
  • Mountain bike and hike right from your doorstep
  • Enjoy world class hunting and fishing
  • Partake in winter beauty and snowshoe or cross-country ski to the Marvine Yurt
  • Hitch a ride into the Flat Tops with a dog sled team
  • Cut fresh powder by snowmobile
  • Experience the sport of ice climbing

Rio Blanco County also features state-of-the-art recreation centers in Meeker and Rangely. A variety of parks, hiking and mountain biking trails, racquetball courts, outdoor tennis and basketball courts, and a variety of events are provided by the two recreation districts.

Meeker Recreation District »

Rangely Recreation District »