This route is the middle portion of the popular 160-mile-long Rim Rocker Trail. This section has beautiful views of the Uncompahgre Plateau to the east, red rock canyons to the west, and Utah’s La Sal Mountains also to the west. Most people take two days to drive the entire trail, starting in Montrose, Colorado and ending in Moab, Utah. Detailed information about the entire route can be found at www.rimrockertrail.org. Naturita has a hotel, gas station and restaurants.
Submitted by Steve
I drove the entire 34 miles of Rim Rocker with no problems. I drive a stock 2003 Toyota 4Runner and didn’t have to use 4WD all that much. About 2-3 miles in you straddle a mountainside with a big drop off on the passenger side. The road at that point was shaded and had a lot of mud…I dropped it into 4WD and just kind of slid through VERY slowly being mindful it was a long way down off to the right. Moderately hairy…At the creek crossing at about 7.5 miles, I had no problem getting through either…creek bottom was fairly solid. I saw no one else on the road the entire trip…Was heaven…
I drove the entire 34 miles of Rim Rocker this past weekend Saturday 3/7/2020 with no problems. I've a stock...See More