- 22 miles south of Grand Junction
- 10 mile roundtrip
- 5 to 6 hours
- Elevation Range:
- -5680 feet to 6160 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 11840 feet
- May - October
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.
Map + 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.