Southwest Colorado Sights

Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area

  • Escalante Canyon Rd. Map It
  • Delta
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 11/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Explore hiking trails and view Native American rock art in this 210,000-acre conservation area. You can also visit 19th-century homesteads, one of which was built by Captain H.A. Smith. His stone cabin, built into the side of a boulder, has a hollowed-out slab for a bed and a smaller niche carved out of the stone wall to hold a bedside pistol. And don't miss 1,300-foot-deep Escalante Canyon, which harbors the Escalante Potholes, a popular swimming and wading spot.

Sight Information

Address:

Escalante Canyon Rd., Delta, Colorado, USA

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Phone:

970-244–3000

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 11/18/2015

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