Offering over 8000 acres of federal land cared for by the Bureau of Land Management, the city of Gunnison, and Gunnison County, Hartman Rocks Recreation Area is a true desert paradise for mountain biking, hiking, motorcycling, rock climbing, horseback riding, trail running, and Nordic skiing. Located just outside the city of Gunnison, Hartman Rocks has miles of singletrack trails and dirt roads as well as wide open spaces and classic desert views. Make a trip to Hartman Rocks part of your next Gunnison adventure.
With 40 miles of singletrack trails and 33 miles of road open to biking, beginning to advanced riders can find great trails to learn on. Hikers and trail runners can enjoy these same trails or branch out onto other trails.
Named Hartman Rocks for the granite ridge that dominates the area, climbing routes and sites abound. Bolting is allowed, but climbers are encouraged to practice clean climbing whenever possible. Motor sports enthusiasts will enjoy motorcycling on 39 miles of trails and 33 miles of roads, and 4 wheel drive vehicles/ATVs can explore the roads.
During the winter, Nordic skiers take advantage of 16 miles of trails maintained by Gunnison Nordic Club. Both classic and skate skiing options exist. When there is enough snow, snowmobiling on groomed trails and roads can be a great way to experience Hartman Rocks.
Hartman Rocks Trail System
Hartman Rocks Recreation Area offers miles and miles of trails for exploration, both human powered and motorized.
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