2019 Adventure Series - Open for Enrollment

Colorado Canyons Association is proud to be an outfitter for educational tours and adventures in our three National Conservation Areas here on Colorado's western slope. Whether you are looking to float the Colorado River and learn about the rich human history or explore the wild high deserts in search of ancient fossils, CCA provides educational classes, trips, and tours to enrich your experience in our NCAs.


Petroglyphs, waterfalls, and bighorn sheep

April 6 2019

Hike deep into the wilderness in Dominguez Canyon to see the traces that Fremont, Utes, and others have left behind.

Geology and paleontology rafting tour

April 20th-21st 2019

Come with CCA’s Education Director and paleontologist, Rob Gay, as we float the Colorado River and learn about the deep-time history of McInnis Canyons NCA.

Birding and rafting the colorado river

May 3rd-5th 2019

If you’re an avid birder or just starting out, it doesn’t get much better than this! Three days/two nights through Rub-Horsethief with expert birding guides and local food and wine.

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Paleontology Rafting field camp

July 11-12th 2019

Join some of the Grand Valley’s cadre of paleontologists as we take you down the Colorado River. You’ll hike, camp, and search for fossils where few have done so before! Will you make the next big find?

Eagle rock shelter by raft

September 28th 2019

Colorado’s oldest house is right in our backyard at the Eagle Rock Shelter. Join Dr. John Seebach and the CCA crew as we take in the fall leaves and historic sites along the Gunnison River.

Intro to Fly Fishing

October 12th 2019

Ready to try the waters? Time to dip your line into the Gunnison River and learn how to fly fish, like you’ve been wanting to. Join CCA and partners for this fun day!