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Best trails in Delta

96 Reviews
Looking for a great trail near Delta, Colorado? AllTrails has 7 great views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Connected Lakes State Park or Little Book Cliffs Wilderness Study Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 4 hard trails in Delta ranging from 7.1 to 24.5 miles and from 4,921 to 7,670 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Delta
Top trails (7)
#1 - Gunnison Gorge via Ute Road
Gunnison Gorge Wilderness
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 6 h 8 m
NOTE: The route on this page marks the starting point of the hike as the initial turn-off onto the dirt road, which leads to the trailhead. The road leading to the trailhead is very rough and should only be driven by 4WD vehicles with ground clearance. If you're driving a 2WD vehicle, you should start at the trailhead marked here and walk the roughly 2.5 miles to the trailhead.Show more
#2 - Mcarty Trail
Dominguez Canyon Wilderness
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Length: 24.5 mi • Est. 11 h 57 m
#3 - Confluence Lake Loop
Confluence Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 57 m
#4 - Gunnison Gorge via Ute Road 4WD Trailhead
Gunnison Gorge Wilderness
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
NOTE: The route shown here has the hiker starting at the actual trailhead for Gunnison Gorge. The road leading to this trailhead is very rough and should only be driven by 4WD vehicles with good ground clearance. If you're driving a 2WD vehicle, you should park right as you turn onto the dirt road, then walk the roughly 2.5 miles to the trailhead. The further route for 2WD vehicles can also be found on AllTrails here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/colorado/gunnison-gorgeShow more
#5 - Dinosaur Quarry OHV Trail
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
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Length: 16.3 mi
#6 - Gunnison Trail
Dominguez Canyon Wilderness
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Length: 19.9 mi • Est. 10 h 6 m
#7 - Sweitzer Lake
Sweitzer Lake State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 57 m