Location: Northwest District, Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, Delta County
Size: 1,895 acres
Designated: 1989 Uncompahgre Land Use Plan
Land Manager: Bureau of Land Management, Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Contains threatened and rare plants Sclerocactus glaucus (Threatened) and Mimulus eastwoodiae (Sensitive), unique plant communities, and significant geologic interest. Escalante Canyons is also a Colorado Natural Area under the Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
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