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McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area:

Devils Canyon

 

Red-rock pinnacles

[McInnis Canyons NCA]

 

[Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness]

[Mack Ridge]

[Rabbit Valley]

[Ruby-Horsethief River Corridor]

 

Within McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, Devils Canyon encompasses Fruita Paleontological Area and Dinosaur Hill. These areas both features interpretive trails that give visitors an opportunity to view major fossils preserved in rocky outcrops. In addition, the Devils, Flume and Pollock Bench Trail System provides an extensive network of trails for hiking and horseback riding.

Field Office:  Grand Junction

Total Area:  10,600 acres

Activities:
  • Fossil viewing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding

 

 

 

 

Attractions, Facilities, & Services:
  • Fruita Paleontological Area
  • Dinosaur Hill
  • Fossil tours available through Dinosaur Journey Museum
  • Interpretive trails
  • Restrooms
  • Parking areas
  • No camping
  • Available in Grand Junction and Fruita: lodging, restaurants and shops

 

Directions:  From Grand Junction, travel west on I-70 and take exit 19. Turn left to travel south on Highway 340. Continue for about 1.5 miles and then turn right onto Kingsview Road. Continue for about 0.5 miles to reach Devils Canyon Trailhead, which will be on the left. Continue for another 2.5 miles to reach Pollock Bench Trailhead, which will also be on the left.


Downloads:

Map of Devils, Flume and Pollock Bench Trail System