Mcdonald Creek

McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, Colorado

Distance1.9mi
Elevation Gain329ft
Trailhead Elevation4,473ft
Top4,486ft
Elevation Min/Max4339/4486ft
Elevation Start/End4473/4473ft

Mcdonald Creek

Mcdonald Creek is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 4,473 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 329 feet. The McDonald Creek parking is near the trailhead. There are also restrooms.

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Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Junction and Fruita (Falcon Guides)
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"There are four quality examples of ancient rock art in this canyon, although you will find only faint signs leading to their locations. As the BLM states, “it is hoped that visitors experience the canyon just as it was when Native Americans lived here, and to be an explorer feeling the excitement of discovering a remnant of your past.”" Read more

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Trail Information

McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area
Nearby City
McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
BLM Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Rd., Grand Junction, CO 81506; (970) 244-3000, <a href="http://blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/gjfo.html">blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/gjfo.html</a>
Local Contacts
USGS Colorado maps: Ruby Canyon, Mack, and Battleship Rock; USGS Utah map: Bitter Creek Well; Trails Illustrated Colorado National Monument/ McInnis Canyons NCA
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Dec 2018