Lefthand OHV Trailhead


The Lefthand OHV Area is currently closed to motorized due to severe flood damage. Entry by foot or mountain bike is allowed. Target shooting within this area remains prohibited.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Area was severely damaged by flood waters. There is no motorized access: foot travel and bicycle only. Target shooting is prohibited in this area.
Open Season: - undefined
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Boulder, Colorado
Water: Streams; treat water for drinking.
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Boulder Ranger District, 2140 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone 303-541-2500, Fax 303-541-2515; Contact Us

General Information


From Boulder head west on US Highway 36 for five miles. Turn west on Left Hand Canyon Drive, signed for Ward and Jamestown. Continue 4.5 miles west to the entrance.

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6,100' - 8,000'