The most popular motorized routes in the St. George Field Office area are the 280 miles utilized for the annual Tri-State ATV Jamboree. These routes showcase a variety of landscapes with differing geology, historic features, and desert terrain. Each route varies in difficulty, length, scenic views, and other features so use the links on the right to find more detailed information.
Word of Caution: These popular routes as well as other backcountry routes on BLM managed lands in the St. George Field Office area are not maintained. For the most part, they began as a result of mining and grazing operations on public lands. Exercise caution. These routes are not designed by trail experts. They will have steep inclines and declines, sharp corners, and other unexpected challenges. Expect the unexpected.
Most of the major access roads leading to these routes are managed by Washington County and typically receive regular and continuous maintenance. However, flash flooding, winter weather, rock fall, and other circumstances can damage roads and routes. Again, always expect the unexpected.
When choosing a route, be honest about your riding ability before venturing out onto a new ride. The popular routes are rated according to the definitions below.
Beginner: These trails include dirt, gravel and short paved roads, along with short moderately steep sections or switchbacks.
Intermediate: Intermediate routes have some steep, rough, demanding parts. They may also be designated as intermediate due to their length.
Advanced: These are steep, rough, trails that present parts in which it is difficult to maneuver in. They could also be longer than beginner and intermediate trails.