Dominguez/Escalant
National
Conservation Area

The Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area is a 209,610-acre (848.3 km2) National Conservation Area located in western Colorado southeast of Grand Junction and northwest of Montrose. It is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and was created as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. In 2009 66,280 acres (26,820 ha) were also designated as the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness. The Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area (NCA) encompasses canyons along the Uncompahgre Plateau along the Gunnison River. The southwest side of the NCA borders Uncompahgre National Forest. There are several trails and campsites in the NCA.
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The Lower Dominguez Canyon is a good place to hike and enjoy a little more peace…
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Big Dominguez Canyon is located in the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation…
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Dominguez Canyon is located in the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area near Grand J…
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The Dominguez Canyon Overlook trail is located in the Dominguez Canyon Wildernes…
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The East Creek Petroglyphs II site is located along Highway 141 and East Creek i…
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The Escalante Canyon near Delta, Colorado has two main areas of petroglyphs. The…
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The Fee trail (as in Fee-fi-fo-fum) is located in the Dominguez-Escalante Nation…
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The McCarty trail is located in the Dominguez Canyons Wilderness Study Area betw…
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The Dominguez Canyon Cutoff trail is located in the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness …
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There are two main areas in Escalante Canyon, near Delta, Colorado, that contain…
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