Access Control Plan

2023 Access Control Plan
Appendix A   Appendix B    Appendix C     Appendix D   Appendix E
Land Use Review Process

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Please email with any Access Control Plan comments or questions.

Rio Grande ARTway Masterplan

The purpose of this Preliminary Masterplan is to create a framework for the future planning, design, and programming of the Rio Grande ARTway, a one mile long section of the Rio Grande Trail corridor through the town of Carbondale, Colorado. This Masterplan contains critical context and background reference for the project as well as early design concepts for site improvements and programming along the corridor.

Download the Rio Grande ARTway Masterplan

2023 Meeting Dates Agendas Minutes
February 17, 2023 Agenda Meeting Minutes
March 23, 2023 Agenda Meeting-minutes
April 27, 2023 Agenda Meeting Minutes
May 25, 2023 Agenda Meeting Minutes
June 22, 2023 Canceled Canceled
July 27, 2023 Agenda Meeting Minutes
August 24, 2023 Agenda
September 28, 2023 Agenda
October 26, 2023

No meetings November, December and January.

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Trail Closures

The Rio Grande Trail, between Rock Bottom Ranch and Catherine Bridge, closes seasonally from 5pm on November 30th until 5pm April 30th. A signed detour route will be in place between Hooks Lane Trailhead parking lot and the Catherine Bridge Trailhead parking lot during the period of the closure. The closure applies to all users of the trail and corridor, including anglers and hunters.

Trail Rules & Regulations

RFTA has restrictions to all trails built and maintained on the 34 mile rail corridor running between Glenwood Springs and Woody Creek.

Special Events Application

Download our Special Events Application for proposed events on the Rio Grande Trail. For more information call 970-384-4975.

Trail Rules for Other Power Driven Mobility Devices

RFTA has a document listing the Rio Grande Corridor Rules on the
Use of Other Power Driven Mobility Devices (OPDMD).

E-Bike Update:
Please note:  Class I and Class II E-Bikes are allowed on the Rio Grande Trail between Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs and Emma Road in Basalt.

We-cycle Free 30-minute Bikeshare

FREE 30-minute rides – Your wheels for getting around

WE-cycle | Roaring Fork Valley Bikeshare

If you have any questions regarding the Rio Grande Trail or Rail, please email

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