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Basics
Location:
22 miles south of Grand Junction
Length:
10 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
5 to 6 hours
Elevation Range:
-5680 feet to 6160 feet
Elevation Change:
11840 feet
Season:
May - October

Description

Cactus Park trail accesses Big Dominguez Creek with beautiful panoramic views. Opportunities for solitude and wildlife viewing. At 2.5 miles Cactus Park Trail meets up with Big Dominguez Creek Trail, from this point, heading east, it is another 3.5 miles to the Gunnison River or 6 miles going west to Big Dominguez Campground.

About a mile or so upstream from the confluence of Big and Little Dominguez Creeks you will find a magnificent waterfall and several large boulders with petroglyphs.

Location:
22 miles south of Grand Junction
Length:
10 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
5 to 6 hours
Elevation Range:
-5680 feet to 6160
Elevation Change:
11840
Season:
May - October
Basic Directions

Take Hwy 50 south to Whitewater, turn right on to Hwy 141. Travel 8 miles to Cactus Park sign and turn left. Follow Big Dominguez, Cactus Park Trailhead signs, approximately 7 miles to trailhead.

4X4 highly recommended for last 2 miles of road to trailhead.

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