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Address: Grand Junction, CO
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Activities: Camping
Description: A spectacular red rock canyon.

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Very nice offroad motorcycle ride with plenty of shade and scenery. Took a BMW R1150GS. Improved roads made for easy riding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Colorado USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very nice offroad motorcycle ride with plenty of shade and scenery. Took a BMW R1150GS. Improved roads made for easy riding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We hiked the lovely Big Dominguez Canyon and wilderness with our dog, stopping often to cool our feet in the creek, which slides and splashes over smooth granite. Lots of potholes and fanciful formations line the creek and the canyon walls. The trail is easy and fascinating with its multi-color sandstone and streaks of pink quartz embedded with micah. Looking... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We hike in Dominguez Canyon frequently in late fall and early winter. We wouldn't recommend it in late spring or summer, because it can get beastly hot.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

An awesome hike, miles of gorgeous scenery. Once you get to the lower parking lot, walk parallel to the train tracks until you come to the crossing where it's safe to cross (no swing down gates). Keep following the trail & you will come to the second bridge that you cross the river, the first bridge is private and clearly... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We took a hike down across the footbridge over the Gunnison river and up the west side. Seeing how the early settlers got on with such sparse resources was impressive.

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whitewater colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

the colorado plateau 'high desert' will not appeal to everyone. many people consider the "real colorawdough" to be the snow-capped alpine peaks. but there is a solitary rugged brooding borderline-dangerous beauty of places such as D canyon. i aspire to visit parts of it which i am sure few have been -- at least since anazazi times. the most accessible... More 

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Study Area is within the Dominguez-Escalante NCA. This valley has been used for 10,000 years, and it's heaven on earth. Spectacular scenery and geology, petroglyphs, waterfalls, year round streamflow, very very few people (when I've been there, April and September), combined with relatively easy access (slightly more than 1.5 miles from the trailhead to the canyon... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

For those of you who like to hike, check out Dominguez Canyon. It's a good workout...and you can bring Fido.

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Fruita, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

We turned around at the wilderness study area. Nice easy hike. Was a lot of tents along the trails. Campers were keeping their areas nice and clean. The river was nice be sure to grab the bucket along the trails to water the newly planted trees. Don't forget your bug spray.

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Delta, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Love the hikes, the water, the petroglyphs and sun. What a special place. I love to visit here by boat or from the hiking trail.

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Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand Junction

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