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Eagle Rock Shelter by Raft

Eagle Rock Shelter by Raft

The placid waters of the Gunnison River offer great access to the oldest dwelling in Colorado

The placid waters of the Gunnison River offer great access to the oldest dwelling in Colorado

Led by Dr. John Seebach, Ph.D., Colorado Mesa University,

in cooperation with the Museums of Western Colorado

Find out what life was like for humans in the region nearly 13,000 years ago by exploring the Eagle Rock Shelter site with Colorado Mesa University Anthropology Professor Dr. John Seebach. Although accessible by land, this site is best visited by river as you can get a sense of the landscape and how it shaped its inhabitants so many years ago. Don’t miss this unique day-long rafting trip on the Gunnison River through Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area. Some hiking and light paddling involved

Trip departs and returns on September 28th

  • Some light hiking and paddling required

  • Includes lunch, expert guide, and all transportation to/from Grand Junction

  • $225/Museum or CCA member; $250/Non-member

  • Registration: Click here

Earlier Event: August 24
Annual Ruby-Horsethief River Cleanup
Later Event: September 30
Plein Air Invitational