ATV Adventures

Colorado's premier American Bison adventure tour operator!

ATV Bison Adventure (3-Hour)

Experience our ultimate tour at one of the best ATV tour companies in Colorado.  Enjoy the thrill of driving your own side by side on this family-friendly guided Steamboat Springs, Colorado off-road ATV adventure through Lucky 8 Ranch and American Bison ranch.  Sit amongst the bison herd and learn how these animals have stood the test of time.  Cruise over 20 miles of trail systems winding around our beautiful ranch. Travel through lush hay pastures, descend into the Trout Creek valley floor, and ascend to breathtaking panoramic views of Routt County & the Northern Rocky Mountains.  Learn about the Yampa Valley's history and heritage. 

Note: All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under a special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Tour Times:

Monday - Sunday

10 am

Must Arrive 30 Minutes Before Scheduled Start Time 

Cost:

$255 per Solo Driver with No Passenger's

$169 per Adult Driver or Passenger

$85 per Youth Passenger

$135 per Passenger Riding in a Guide Machine

($25 Optional Damage Insurance)

Tour Duration:

~ 3 Hours Total 

What to Bring:

Clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Long pants preferred. Bring a hoodie or light jacket, just in case it gets chilly.

Water Bottle, Sun Screen, a Hat, Sunglasses, & a Camera 

Driver must have a valid Drivers License

The trail will be dusty, if you have allergies, bring your extra medication. Just in Case!

What is Provided:

Well maintained Polaris Rangers & Arctic Cat Prowlers

 Helmet, Goggles, & a Face Mask.

ATV Ranch Adventure (2-Hour) 

(Available June - August)

The Lucky 8 Ranch ATV Ranch adventure travels the same amount of trail system as the ATV Bison Adventure without the bison hangout.  Pass through the bison herd and cruise over 20 miles of trail systems winding around our beautiful ranch.  Traveling over varying terrain to beautiful panoramic views of Routt County. 

Note: All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under a special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Tour Times:

Monday - Sunday

2 pm & Sunset Tour Times Variable

Must Arrive 30 Minutes Before Scheduled Start Time 

Cost:

$235 per Solo Driver with No Passenger's

$139 per Adult Driver or Passenger

$69 per Youth Passenger

$119 per Passenger Riding in a Guide Machine

$25 Optional Damage Insurance on Machine

NO Complimentary Shuttle Available for Sunset Tour

Tour Duration:

~ 2 Hours Total 

What to Bring:

Clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Long pants preferred. Bring a hoodie or light jacket, just in case.

Water Bottle, Sun Screen, a Hat, Sunglasses, & a Camera 

Driver must have a valid Drivers License

The trail will be dusty, if you have allergies, bring your extra medication. Just in Case!

What is Provided:

Well maintained Polaris Rangers & Arctic Cat Prowlers

Water, Light Snacks, Helmet, Goggles

A Custom Designed HooRag Face Mask.

Complimentary Shuttle to and from Lucky 8 Ranch (Day Trips Only)

Key Times of Year:

Calving Season: May & June
Spring Flowers: April - June (dependent on snowfall)

Breeding Season: August & September

Fall Colors: Mid September

Opening Date: May 15th, 2021

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"The highlight was parking the ATVs near the herd and just watching and listening to them as Nick shared information about raising bison, their habits and other interesting tidbits. Highly recommend this trip!"

- Trip Advisor Review

"The views are amazing, you get really close to the bison, and the ATV trails were fun (very family friendly)."

- Google Review

"Fabulous ride and scenery! Our guides/hosts were lovely..."

- Facebook Review

Rules & Requirements

Requirements

  1. All drivers must present a valid driver’s license at check-in (mandatory for all drivers).

  2. Drivers must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license. 

  3. Must be 5 years old to be a passenger. 

  4. Experience not necessary. Instructions, safety brief and equipment orientation will be provided before tour begins

  5. Children as young as 5 years old may ride as a passenger with a responsible adult or with a guide (based on availability).

  6. Be sure your clothing and personal items will withstand the dirt, the mud, the water and the bouncing around!

  7. We will not be responsible for personal property.

  8. Closed-toe shoes are required for your safety (we provide mandatory eye protection and helmets)

  9. Pregnant women, anyone with heart, neck or back problems, or recent joint replacement surgeries are not allowed to participate.

  10. Recommended weight per vehicle not to exceed 500 lbs.

  11. Driver is 100% responsible for vehicular damage.  

  12. Helmets & eye protection is required and provided.  

Rules

  1. Have fun!

  2. NO SMOKING at anytime throughout the entire tour or on Lucky 8 Ranch property.

  3. Review and understand the operations of the vehicle. Ask Questions!

  4. Wear protective clothing, no sandals or open toed shoes.

  5. Helmets and eye protection is mandatory while in a vehicle.

  6. Must use seat belt/safety harness at all times while in vehicle.

  7. Follow the trail and maintain a "safe" distance from the vehicle in front of you.

  8. NO PASSING, NO LAGGING BEHIND, NO SLING SHOTTING, NO DONUTS, NO DRIVING OFF TRAIL

  9. Slow is always better & more safe.

  10. Watch out for bison & wildlife. DO NOT APPROACH or ANTAGONIZE. 

  11. If you have vehicle trouble, stop and turn off your engine.  DO NOT GET OUT OF THE VEHICLE.

  12. If you get separated from the group. Stop and Wait! DO NOT COME LOOK FOR US! We WILL find you.

  13. This is a guided tour. This is not a thrill ride. 

  14. This tour is considered a high adventure tour.  Unless these rule are followed there is a possibility of personal injury or flipping a vehicle. 

  15. Be conscientious of others on the tour, as everyone has a different driving ability.

  16. Go slow, be safe, and watch out for each other.

  17. Be respectful of Lucky 8 Ranch property.  This is our home!

For the safety of everyone in the tour, failure to follow these rules will result in having your driving privileges removed immediately!

 

Potential Hazards

Steep cliffs along trails!

Unguarded turns with steep drop offs!

Limited Site Areas

Narrow Trails/Roads

Hair Pin Turns

Bison, Horses, Goats, Alpaca, Llamas, Chicken, Ducks, & other wildlife

Trees & Large Rocks

Slick Trails/Roads when Wet

Dusty when Dry

Fire Hazards at ALL TIMES!