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Colorado National Monument Park

Rank: 130 7 Activites Email: colm_info@nps.gov Distance: 16.24 miles

Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more than a monument. Towering monoliths exist within a vast plateau and canyon panorama. You can experience sheer-walled, red rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles.

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Ruby Canyon-Black Ridge Recreation Management Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: m1bailey@blm.gov Distance: 21.56 miles

The Colorado River runs though Ruby Canyon into Utah. Rafting is the primary recreational activity. The canyon is very scenic, but is generally accessible only by river.

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Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area Park

7 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: garnesen@blm.gov Distance: 21.80 miles

The Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area contains many nationally significant resources including outstanding scenery, cultural and paleontological values, naturalness, recreation values, wildlife, and geologic and scientific values. The rural lifestyle of Mesa County is also an important value and traditional use of the area by livestock will cont...

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Dominguez Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 22.95 miles

The Dominguez Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 66,280 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 2009 the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for soli...

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Eagle River Recreation Management Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-876-9000 Email: BLM_CO_SI_CRVFO_Webmail@blm.gov Distance: 24.14 miles

The level of rafting on this river overall is class III-IV. The trip length is about 3 - 4 hours. The best time top raft is late May to early July.

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Horsethief Canyon State Wildlife Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (970)-255-6100 Distance: 26.24 miles

Recreation at Horsethief Canyon is managed by the Colorado Division of Wildlife under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office - Northern Division, Grand Junction, Colorado. It was acquired and developed to partially replace wildlife habitat values lost as a result of the construction of the Grand Valley Unit of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Project.Hors...

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Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: garnesen@blm.gov Distance: 26.75 miles

The Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness now contains a total of 75,439 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Colorado contains approximately 70,319 acres. Utah contains approximately 5,120 acres. In 2000 the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activitie...

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Rabbit Valley Trail Through Time National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: gjfo_webmail@blm.gov Distance: 31.29 miles

At the Rabbit Valley Trail Through Time site, view the fossils of 140-million-year-old dinosaurs at a working fossil quarry with a 1.5 mile (loop) interpretive trail. There is also an interpretive kiosk that describes the numerous dinosaurs that have come from Rabbit Valley. This is a designated Area of Critical Environmental Concern.

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Fruitgrowers Reservoir National Park

3 Activites Phone: (970)-248-0600 Email: kozga@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 31.56 miles

Fruitgrowers Reservoir was created by Fruitgrowers Dam which crosses Alfalfa Run. Alfalfa Runs natural flow is augmented by diversions from Surface and Dry Creeks. The reservoir is the main feature of the Fruitgrowers Dam Project. Visitation is estimated at roughly 500 people per year. There are about 5 miles of shoreline, 4 of which are open to recreation. No water contact activities are all...

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West Elk Loop National Park

Phone: (970)-963-2266 Email: ccarlisle@fs.fed.us Distance: 31.70 miles

The twin summits of Mount Sopris and the incomparable Black Canyon of the Gunnison anchor the ends of the West Elk Loop. This magnificent landscape has been home to uncounted generations of Native Americans, most recently the Utes. White settlers originally came in search of minerals and stayed to farm and ranch. The coke ovens at Redstone bear witness to the toil that built the communities of to...

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Vega Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-487-3407 Email: vega.park@state.co.us Distance: 35.44 miles

Recreation at Vega Dam and Reservoir, Collbran Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation Vega sits nestled on the Grand Mesa high above the little mountain town of Collbran, Colorado. Excellent ice fishing and snowmobiling opportunities. Five rustic camper cabins are located in Pioneer Campground with corrals locat...

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Westwater Canyon National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 35.94 miles

Westwater Canyon is one of the premier whitewater river trips in the west. Trips range from one to two days and beautiful designated campsites are available in the canyon. Depending on water level, Westwater ranges from being fun and splashy to fast and powerful. Excellent river skills are a must at every water level. A permit is required for all private and commercial groups. There are elev...

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Green Mountain Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-468-5400 Email: www.fs.fed.us Distance: 37.65 miles

The dam is on the western slope 13 miles southeast of Kremmling, Colorado, on the Blue River, a tributary of the Colorado. Recreational developments include 6 campgrounds, 208 campsites, and 2 boat-launch facilities. Good access. One swim beach. Water surface for fishing is approximately 2,125 acres. Fishing is the primary recreational activity, followed by power boating and camping. Primary spor...

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Upper Colorado River Recreation Management Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (970)-724-3000 Email: kfo_webmail@blm.gov<p> BLM_CO_SI_CRVFO_Webmai Distance: 38.83 miles

This 80-mile corridor follows the Colorado River from near its headwaters to Glenwood Canyon. Public lands along the corridor offer visitors outstanding opportunities for float boating, fishing and scenic driving.

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Calamity Camp Mining Site

1 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: garnesen@blm.gov Distance: 39.77 miles

This remote, historic site contains one of the last standing vanadiun-radium-uranium camps in Colorado. Calamity Camp is an example of the historic mining camps that were active during the uranium booms from 1916 to 1980. The site has several well-preserved structures, including a cookhouse. NOTE: There is some residual radiation at this site, because of radioactive minerals in the area.

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Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 42.31 miles

If your choice for adventures includes remote backcountry activities, then Gunnison Gorge, north of Montrose, is the place for you. It provides kayaking, rafting, hiking, primitive camping, and great trout fishing. The only access to the inner gorge is on four steep trails. (No motorized vehicles allowed.)

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Gunnison Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 43.09 miles

The Gunnison Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of 17,700 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1999 the Gunnison Gorge Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude...

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.14 miles

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness now contains a total of 15,599 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary op...

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Dolores River National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 50.59 miles

The lower stretch of the Dolores River offers technical rapids, stunning scenery, wildlife viewing, side-canyon hiking, and great camping. A free permit is required. Groups must read and adhere to all stipulations of the permit. Call the Moab Field Office at 435-259-2100 to secure a free permit for floating the Dolores River. Rapids on this section of the Dolores River range from class I to ...

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Rifle Gap Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-625-1607 Email: rifle.gap.park@state.co.us Distance: 52.13 miles

Recreation at Rifle Gap Dam and Reservoir, Silt Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The clear water at Rifle Gap Reservoir is excellent for scuba diving. Other water activities include boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing, and windsurfing. Fishing enthusiasts can select from rainbow and German brown tr...

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Crawford Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-921-5721 Email: crawford.park@state.co.us Distance: 52.62 miles

Crawford Reservoir was created by Crawford Dam which crosses Iron Creek, a tributary of the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River. The reservoir is part of the Smith Fork Project.Recreation at Crawford Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office, Grand Junction, Colorado. The 96,000 annual ...

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Fisher Towers Campground And National Scenic Trail Park

3 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 53.32 miles

The Fisher Towers Campground offers some of the most expansive views in the area. the campground offers views of the Colorado River and its canyons. The campground is adjacent to the Fisher Towers National Recreation Trail. This hiking trail offers a 2.2 mile walk of national significance. In addition, spectacular rock climbing areas are next to the hiking trail. Fisher Towers Recreation Si...

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Paonia Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-626-5822 Email: Crawford.park@state.co.us Distance: 59.24 miles

Paonia Dam and Reservoir is part of the Paonia Project. Recreation at Paonia Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir is located in the shadow of Colorado majestic Ragged Mountains. The parks natural beauty is a perfect setting for nature lovers and photographers. There are picnic and 15 semi-prim...

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Drinks Canyon Camping Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 64.75 miles

Semi-primitive riverside camping with beautiful views of the scenic Colorado River Canyon, Drinks Canyon Campground is located 6 miles from the junction of U.S. Highway 191 and Utah Highway 128. There are 3 entrances to the camping area; the payment station is located in the middle area. Campsites are available on a first-come, first served basis. There is no water available. There are toilet...

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Canyon Pintado National Historic District Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-878-3800 Email: cschneckenburger@blm.gov Distance: 66.35 miles

Canyon Pintado National Historic District encompasses over 16,000 acres of public land along 15 miles of State Highway 139. Canyon Pintado (Spanish for "Painted Canyon") received its name in 1776 when Fathers Dominguez and Escalante noted numerous examples of ancient Native American rock art as they traveled through the Douglas Creek Valley.

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