Little Dolores Canyon

Take a full day to explore this secluded area.

Total Miles


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4 to 5 Hours
Technical Rating
3 / 10
Best Time
Spring or Fall

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Trail Overview
Little Dolores Canyon
This trail offers some amazing views of Kings Canyon and the Little Dolores Canyon. Colorado National Monument is in this area, so you'll want to take your time do drive through this as well. It is a fee area. You can find some great camping along the way, and unlicensed vehicles are permitted. There is a staging area just before the trailhead.
Getting There
Get off Interstate 70 at Exit 19. Head south on C.R. 340 and enter the Colorado National Monument (fee area) on your right. Continue through the park for 11 miles then turn right towards Glade Park. Go another 5 miles and turn right on DS Road. Start of trail is another 13.7 miles on the right just after private drive.
Contact for Current Conditions
BLM Grand Junction Office
2815 H Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506
(970) 244-3000