Adventuring with CCA!

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.


Glamping on the colorado river at Catalpa
9/15 - 9/16

Travel down the Colorado River in luxury with the Museums of Western Colorado and CCA. Local food and beverages await on this glamorous overnight trip.


Hiking Big Dominguez Canyon

Hike into the rugged redrock wilderness of Big Dominguez Canyon to learn about the history and geology of this storied part of Dominguez-Escalante NCA.


Geology/Paleontology Raft Trip
9/29 - 9/30

Do you want to know more about the geologic history of the Ruby-Horsethief section of the Colorado River? Join CCA paleontologist, Rob Gay, on a journey back in time.


Geology and heritage of Escalante Canyon

Join renowned historian, Zebulon Miracle, on this one-day driving tour of the spectacular Escalante Canyon in the fall. History and geology will be the focus of this trip.


Hiking fossil sites of Mcinnis Canyons

Want to get out and about to enjoy the beautiful fall weather in McInnis Canyons NCA? Join CCA paleontologist, Rob Gay, on a day of hiking and exploring fossils.


Intro. to Paleontology field class
10/29 - 10/30

Want to get your hands dirty digging up the past? Join CCA paleontologist, Rob Gay, for this two-day field class excavating fossils in McInnis Canyons NCA.