Spectacular red-walled canyons line the Dolores River’s winding course through the heart of the Gateway area. A scenic and historic byway and two Wilderness Study Areas found here brim with breathtaking scenery, cultural history and fascinating geology. Miles of all-terrain vehicle and OHV routes also provide spectacular riding
through historic uranium mining country. The area also offers opportunities for canyoneering and hiking. Commercially-outfitted services for climbing, horseback riding and other diverse activities; a world class adventure center; and a museum are also nearby.