McInnis Canyons
National
Conservation Area

The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA) is a 123,400-acre (499 km2) National Conservation Area located in Mesa County, west of Grand Junction, Colorado. The MCNCA has rugged sandstone canyons, natural arches, spires, and alcoves carved into the Colorado Plateau, through which runs a 24-mile (39 km) stretch of the Colorado River. Included in the MCNCA is the 75,500-acre (306 km2) Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness (BRCW) with 5,200 acres (21 km2) extending into eastern Grand County, Utah at the MCNCA's western boundary. The MCNCA is managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System, and was officially designated on October 24, 2000, when the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Act of 2000…
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Historic Trade Routes Connecting the Southwest
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Kodel's Canyon is the first major canyon west of the West Entrance to the Colora…
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The Black Ridge trail is located on the Colorado National Monument just west of …
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Distance from 24 and F Road: 27.6 miles Attractions: Wildlife, scenic canyons, s…
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The Rattlesnake Arches trailhead is remotely located within one half mile of the…
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Sieber Canyon is located in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area on Gl…
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The K1 trail is located in the Kodel's Canyon Area of the McInnis Canyon Nationa…
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The D6 trail is located in the Devil's Canyon Area of the McInnis Canyons Nation…
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The Pollock Bench trail is located in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation …
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Steve's Loop is part of the Kokopelli Trail System located south of Interstate 7…
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The Jones Canyon Overlook trail is located west of Grand Junction in the Black R…
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The K3 trail is located in the Kodel's Canyon Area of the McInnis Canyons Nation…
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The Troy Built Loop trail is part of the Kokopelli Trails system just south of I…
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The McDonald Creek Canyon trail is one of several trails at Rabbit Valley. The F…
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The D5 trail is located in the Devil's Canyon Area of the McInnis Canyons Nation…
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The K4 trail is located in the Kodel's Canyon Area of the McInnis Canyons Nation…
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The Mary's Loop trail is part of the Kokopelli Trails system just south of Inter…
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The Old BS Road is located in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, we…
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The Trail Through Time is a short loop hike near I70 on the Utah - Colorado border. Several dinosaur skeletons and other fossils were discovered in the area and some left for public viewing from the trail.
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