Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area


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 continue. Trailheads listed below provide opportunities to discover the resources of the NCA.


The Colorado Canyons NCA is located 10 miles west of Grand Junction, in west central Colorado.





Grand Junction Field Office 2815 H Road Grand Junction, CO 81506


Biking Boating Historic & Cultural Site Hiking Horseback Riding Off Highway Vehicle Wilderness


BLM - Bureau of Land Management

Whether you're toeing the line of a cross-country race or overtaking your friends in the forest, the Maloja Men's...
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Featured Park
Zion National Park, a place home to the Narrows, Canyon Overlook, Emerald Pools, a petrified forest, a desert swamp, springs and waterfalls, hanging gardens, wildflowers, wildlife and more!
Featured Wildlife
The bighorn sheep is the mammalian symbol of Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado's official animal. Colorado is home to the largest population of the species anywhere. The animals are five to six feet long with a tail three to six inches in length.
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