Do you want to see the world from a mountain top in the Colorado Rockies? If you do, come and join the COFA National Off-Road event on August 11th - 13thth of 2023 in Ouray Colorado! We'll ride some of the most incredible scenic trails in southern Colorado. The views will breathtaking at 12,000 feet, and will create memories for years to come.
On Saturday, August 12th we will look at some old mines, and ghost towns as we ride our 4-wheelers and learn about the history of Colorado's mining industry. You'll see mines from the 1860's and 1870's. There will be a Cowboy chuck wagon dinner on Saturday evening with your COFA Off-Road group. Bring your camera, sunscreen, and enjoy the world from the top of the mountains.
LODGING: For those of you who like to camp, the Uncompahgre National Forest is a great place to pitch your tent, or nearby is the Corkscrew Pass campground. If you prefer to stay indoors, there are a number of B&B's or Airbnb's available in Ridgway or Ouray.
Here are some suggested hotels:
- Rivers Edge 1.888.547.5962
- Timber Ridge Lodge 970.325.4856
- Ridgway Lodge & Suites 970.626.5444
- Chipeta Solar Springs and Spa 970.626.3737
If Camping is your thing, you can bring your RV or tent and camp by the beautiful Ridgway Reservoir. It's just few minutes down the road, and you must reserve your camping spot either at:
The drive is 45 minutes to get to the disembarking location for off-road vehicles from Montrose, however there are also more affordable hotel options in Montrose.
Here’s a link for Montrose hotels:
ATV Info: If you don't own an ATV, there are ATV rentals in Ouray, you can call Colorado West Jeep Trails at 970.325.4014 or 1-800.648.5337. Call early in May or June. Reserve the ATV for all day Saturday, August 12th.
If you're bringing your own Off-Road vehicle, make sure that it's in good working condition. Check the fluids and or have your mechanic look your vehicle over. COFA stronly recommends that you have insurance on your own vehicle. You never know what may happen and it's best to be protected.
COFA is an All Volunteer organization and is a designated 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization. Your donation of $75 is per person regardless of the number of days attended. This fee provides for COFA's ministry and outreach programs including youth, men, women and family as well as the Friday night BBQ and Saturday Chuck Wagon dinner. We greatly appreciate your financial assistance!
Registration Donation must be paid by August 1st to confirm your spot!
If you have questions, contact Leslie at 303-909-3707 or Mike at 303.880.9878. We can tell you what gear to bring, what to expect, and answer any questions you may have.