McInnis Canyons

Located west of Grand Junction and Fruita, McInnis Canyons NCA encompasses 123,430 acres. It is a wonderland of sheer sandstone canyons, natural arches, spires and alcoves, renowned paleontological and cultural resources, a peaceful 24-mile stretch of the Colorado River, and 75,000 acres of wilderness designated as the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness. The rugged canyons that descend to the Colorado River contain many monumental land forms. Rattlesnake Canyon, Dinosaur Hill, and Rabbit Valley are just a few of the areas that contribute to the mystery, splendor, and diversity of this landscape.