Dominguez Canyon Road

Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, Colorado

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Dominguez Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Delta County, Colorado. It is within Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 5,169 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 664 feet.
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Dominguez Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Delta County, Colorado. It is within Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 5,169 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 664 feet. This trail connects with the following: K50 Drive.
Activity Type: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Distance: 4.1
Elevation Gain: 664 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 5,169 feet
Top Elevation: 5,169 feet
Features: Waterfalls
Accessibility: Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Driving Directions: Directions to Dominguez Canyon Road
Parks: Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Elevation Min/Max: 4787/5169 ft
Elevation Start/End: 5169/5169 ft
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May 2018