Mineral Bottom Access
Map ID: 7
On SR 313, 16 miles from the junction of US Highway 191 with SR 313.
Mineral Bottom Road goes straight out to the rim of the mesa. At the cattle guard stop to peer over the edge to access traffic since a series of switchbacks going down into Mineral Bottom is too narrow for two vehicles to pass. This road ought to be traveled upstream by OHVs as downstream leads to Canyonlands National Park, and OHVs are prohibited from the trail in the National Park. Take a break at the river and return to SR 313, or from the parking lot there is a tangent that courses to become Hell Roaring Rim Trail.
Dewey Bridge Access
Map ID: 8
On SR 128, 28.7 miles from the junction of US Highway 191 and SR 128.
North of the Colorado River, Dome Plateau covers a huge part of the desert. Be certain to have sufficient fuel for riding the trails there. Please note that Kokopelli’s Trail is shared with mountain bikes. To the south of the Colorado River, are Top of the World, Rose Garden Hill and the Dolores River Overlook trails, plus more of the Kokopelli’s Trail. Onion Creek can be accessed from this vantage too, which is a kind of back way into Onion Creek.
Top of the World (Difficult) 4.2 miles
Rose Garden Hill Trail (Difficult) 37 miles
Kokopelli Trail (Moderate) 150 miles (Fruita, CO to Moab, UT)
Dome Plateau (Moderate) 6.2
Dolores River Overlook (Easy) 17.9 miles
Onion Creek (Moderate) 11.4 miles