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

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Great for short hike or long backpack

This is part of a long trail system (Tabeguache Trail) that goes from the Colorado National Monument through the Uncompahgre Plateau. It follows the Gunnison River - which means... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Rita B
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is part of a long trail system (Tabeguache Trail) that goes from the Colorado National Monument through the Uncompahgre Plateau. It follows the Gunnison River - which means you have water access and a place to cool down in the summer. The Dominguez Trailhead is up off of Divide Road in the Unaweep Canyon. You start high - there... More 

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4 Thank Rita B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Very nice hike along the Gunnison River - petroglyphs and lots of cool rock formations. Easy hike for anyone.

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5 Thank vagabond137
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

A wonderful place to hike, camp, raft, and explore with family and friends. The trails are clean and the artifacts are so cool!

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3 Thank Jenell H
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We hiked this in the morning. The path was not too challenging. No major elevation changes or climbs. Take plenty of water as there is nothing available once you enter the trailhead. From the parking area to the trailhead, you follow the UP train tracks and the Gunnison River. The parking area is also used for people rafting or canoeing... More 

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3 Thank Kristine E
Grand Junction, Colorado
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148 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Dominguez is an easy drive from Grand Junction or the Delta/Montrose area. The scenery is marvelous, ancient rock writing can be viewed without a too strenuous hike and once up canyon you climb in altitude so the temperatures aren't as awful as they can be down near the river. You can drive quite a way up the canyon in a... More 

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3 Thank rob2269
Grand Junction, Co
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

From ancient Indian ruins to unforgettable landscapes this long arm of the San Juan mountains is a hidden treasure in plain sight. . From the east side it appears as foreground of the La Sal mountains of eastern Utah. This feature appears as a long ridge running south from the Colorado National Monument to the Western most edge of The... More 

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3 Thank Mike M
Grand Junction, Colorado
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Took my cousin here because he is from Nebraska and he fell in love with the area. He told me me drove by several times on his way to see family in Delta and never had any idea it was there. If you have a family and you want to take a hike this is for you and the family... More 

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Amazing and beautiful, a shot drive from Grand junction it is Well worth the time to go for a drive and see some wildlife. Last time I was there we saw several groups of Quail and Chuckers as well as a Wild Turkey.

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2 Thank IneedSomeSleep
Grand Junction, Colorado
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Gorgeous hike with massive canyon walls, petroglyphs that are just fascinating. Water falls, pot holes. It can get very hot in the canyon, also you have to hike 2-3 miles along railroad tracks just to get to the trail head.

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CO
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is wilderness area, so don't expect any amenities. It is a great, fairly easy "hike" with some wonderful natural, red stone beauty. Petroglyphs can be seen, and it is great for visualizing a time when fewer people existed on planet earth. You may or may not see other people in the vicinity, as it is not a "tourist spot,"... More 

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