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

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Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.
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