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Golf

Devil’s Thumb Golf Course 9900 Devils Thumb Road Delta, CO 81416 970-874-6262 Located among the adobe hills north west of Delta and at the base of the Grand Mesa, lies the Devil’s Thumb Golf Course.  The “Thumb” can be seen just above the course, and is a recognizable rock feature.  From the Course one can see the Grand Mesa, the …

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Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area

The Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area and Wilderness is located in both Delta and Montrose Counties.  Consisting of 62,844 acres, the National Conservation Area preserves diverse landscapes including desert shrub & sagebursh lowlands to rugged pinon-juniper covered slopes of the Gunnison Gorge.  Within the NCA common animal species include:  mule deer, elk, mountain lion, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, coyote, ringtail …

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Hiking

    Confluence Park, City of Delta: Confluence Park, located on Gunnison River Drive off of Highway 50 consists of 265 acres of parkland.  The Bill Heddles Recreation Center, Ft. Uncompahgre living history musesm, picnic shelters, a seventy acre lake and waterfowl viewing areas.  At Confluence Park there are 5 miles of trails.     Sweitzer Lake State Park: If …

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Hunting

Delta County Colorado is your base camp for hunting, we provide opportunities from waterfowl to big game.  One of the best hunting areas of Delta County is the West Elk Wilderness Area.  The West Elk is the fifth largest wilderness area in Colorado, with 176,00 acres, ranging in elevation from 7,000 to more than 13,000 feet. The wilderness area’s  most attractive …

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Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area

  The Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area was dedicated on August 12, 2009 by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.  The NCA consists of 210,000 acres of protected land in Delta, Montrose and Mesa Counties.  This National Conservation Area includes the 66,280 acre  Dominguez Canyon Wilderness.  This national resource is known for its spectacular canyon country of the Uncompahgre Plateau. Red-rock canyons and …

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Fishing

Historically Western Colorado plays host to some of the best fishing in the Central Rocky Mountains. Delta County provides a variety of fishing opportunities including the wilds of the Gunnison Gorge and a variety of lake fishing environments. Explore Delta County with your rod and real, you will not be disappointed.   Crawford State Park Located one mile south of …

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Delta Family Fun Park

Delta Family Fun Park 227 North Palmer Street Delta, CO 970-874-1857 Delta County’s number one family venue for miniture golf, Birthday parties, anniversaries, family reunions, company picnics, school groups, youth groups, senior groups, Quinceaneras, luncheons, graduations, weddings and receptions.  Located on North Palmer Street behind City Market.  We are open from March to November, with summer hours from Monday through …

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Birding

Delta County offers a broad range of Birding opportunities, with environments ranging from salt-brush desert, to pinon-juniper uplands, and alpine ecosystems. Investigate the opportunities, and the ecosystems with an afternoon expedition to one of the many viewing areas in Delta County. Celebrate the return of the Sandhill Cranes with the annual Eckert Crane Days held in early spring. Delta County …

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Bill Heddle’s Recreation Center

Located  in Confluence Park in Delta is the Bill Heddles Recreation Center.  Open to the public in Delta, Colorado, the Bill Heddles Recreation Center is the center for fitness in Delta.  From fitness classes and activities supporting the needs of senior citizens to exercise equipment, make the Bill Heddles Recreation Center a part of your families activity schedule. City of …