Dominguez Canyon Road

Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, Colorado

Distance4.1mi
Elevation Gain664ft
Trailhead Elevation5,169ft
Top5,169ft
Elevation Min/Max4787/5169ft
Elevation Start/End5169/5169ft

Dominguez Canyon Road

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.

Dominguez Canyon Road Professional Reviews and Guides

"The Dominguez Canyon Wilderness is a 66,280-acre expanse located in the heart of the 210,000-acre Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. Both were created by an act of Congress in 2009. Here, red-rock canyons and sandstone bluffs provide breathtaking scenery and hold geological and paleontological resources spanning 600 million years.

This area contains many well-preserved cultural and historical sites from the past 10,000 years, including Newspaper Rock, the destination of this hike. This massive stone bears Ute petroglyphs depicting some of the wildlife you might catch sight of here."

"The Dominguez Canyon Wilderness is a 66,280-acre maze of incredibly picturesque canyons located in the heart of the 210,000 acre Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. Both were created by an act of Congress in 2009.

Here, red-rock canyons and sandstone bluffs provide breathtaking scenery and hold geological and paleontological resources spanning 600 million years."

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Trail Information

Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Nearby City
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Parks
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Waterfalls
Features
BLM Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, CO  81506, (970) 244-3000, www.blm.gov/co/st/en/nca/denca.html
Local Contacts
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Local Maps

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Aug 2018