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McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area

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Gems in McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area - 1

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gem Favorite Rattlesnake Arch #Nomad_Dave for size reference. Nature is beautiful and part of who we are but also unforgiving and deadly, so take care of yourself out there.

Rattlesnake Arch

(5) Loma, CO

Recommended Routes in McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area - 7

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Favorite Rattlesnake Arch #Nomad_Dave for size reference. Nature is beautiful and part of who we are but also unforgiving and deadly, so take care of yourself out there.
Difficult

Rattlesnake Arches and Pollock Bench

16.4 mi 26.4 km 2,587' Up 788.61 m Up 2,588' Down 788.68 m Down

Fruita, CO
Favorite D3 in the snow.
Intermediate/Difficult

The Cabin Loop

6.9 mi 11.1 km 798' Up 243.3 m Up 794' Down 241.91 m Down

Fruita, CO
Favorite The Colorado River winds its way through the desert sandstone.
Intermediate

Rabbit’s Ear

6.1 mi 9.8 km 792' Up 241.34 m Up 792' Down 241.47 m Down

Loma, CO
Favorite First views of the Colorado River running Joufla's Loop clockwise
Intermediate

Jouflas Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km 644' Up 196.26 m Up 641' Down 195.49 m Down

Loma, CO
Favorite Excellent scenery for breaktime!
Intermediate

Flume Canyon Trail (F1)

4.8 mi 7.7 km 504' Up 153.6 m Up 504' Down 153.48 m Down

Fruita, CO
Favorite Looking downstream at the Colorado River.
Easy

Rustler's Loop

3.7 mi 6.0 km 387' Up 118.04 m Up 425' Down 129.69 m Down

Loma, CO
Favorite Overlooking Castle Valley, UT
Difficult

Kokopelli Trail

139.3 mi 224.1 km 14,234' Up 4338.65 m Up 14,706' Down 4482.51 m Down

Loma, CO

McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Hiking

  • 469 Miles 754 Kilometers of Trail
  • 8 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 6 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 23 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 15 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area - 36

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5.1 mi 8.2 km #1P1 - Pollock Bench Trail
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
6.1 mi 9.8 km #2Western Rim
Intermediate
Moab, UT
Intermediate
Moab, UT
6.1 mi 9.9 km #3Rattlesnake Canyon Arches Trail - R1
Difficult
Loma, CO
Difficult
Loma, CO
3.8 mi 6.2 km #4Horsethief Bench Loop
Intermediate
Loma, CO
Intermediate
Loma, CO
3.3 mi 5.3 km #5Steve's Loop
Intermediate
Loma, CO
Intermediate
Loma, CO
4.9 mi 7.8 km #6D3 - Devils Canyon Loop
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km #7Devils Canyon D5 Trail
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
4.6 mi 7.4 km #8Moore Fun
Difficult
Loma, CO
Difficult
Loma, CO
2.4 mi 3.8 km #9D4 - Devils Canyon
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
5.6 mi 9.0 km #10Mary's Loop
Intermediate
Loma, CO
Intermediate
Loma, CO

Photos of McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area - 50

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Rattlesnake Arch #Nomad_Dave for size reference. Nature is beautiful and part of who we are but also unforgiving and deadly, so take care of yourself out there.
Oct 27, 2019 near Loma, CO
Cedar arch (or First Arch). The scramble goes up the middle.
Nov 1, 2015 near Loma, CO
Rattlesnake Arch
Nov 1, 2015 near Loma, CO
Span from above
Nov 20, 2015 near Loma, CO
Rattlesnake Canyon
Nov 1, 2015 near Loma, CO
This is a great trail running around the rim of the canyon.
Oct 29, 2016 near Loma, CO
View from the road down to the TH.
Feb 10, 2021 near Loma, CO
D3 in the snow.
Dec 29, 2020 near Fruita, CO