Visitor Guides

An epic outdoor playground filled with larger-than-life adventures and unforgettable scenery any time of year for all kinds of travelers. A home to creative and talented artisans of all kinds, who express their passion for Delta County through food and art. A place full of stories old and new, where people gather at the end of each day to share their experiences over fresh-local cuisine and beverages.

All the inspiration you need to linger.

Delta County has three distinct areas of interest for our visitors. Delta, with the Dominguez Escalante and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Areas (NCAs), is the local gateway into the canyons. The award winning Devil’s Thumb Golf course, historic Egyptian Theater and an up and coming food scene, make Destination Delta a fun spot to call homebase while enjoying the massive outdoor recreation.

 

 

 

 

The Surface Creek Area is home to the first Little Britches Rodeo, the highest elevation apple orchard in North America, Cedaredge Golf Club and Pioneer Town. All of these wonderful attractions are the gateway to the Grand Mesa, the largest flattop mountain in the world. With over 300 lakes and numerous creeks and streams it makes a angler’s paradise year round and in the winter has miles of groomed and mapped trails for all of your snow toys from snowshoes to snowmobiles.

 

 

 

 

Finally the North Fork Valley, an eclectic region in the county offering farm-to-table dinners, wineries, the North Fork Creative District, Jumbo Mountain Bike Trail, and the entrance to the North Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. A region that celebrates mining history, the cowboy way, organic farming and the unique qualities of it’s residents.

 

 

 

 

 

Get the Guides?

We have three regions in the county that offer unique traveler experiences, or you can combine them all for a great get-away.

  1. Destination Delta
  2. Surface Creek Area (Cedaredge, Orchard City, Grand Mesa)
  3. North Fork Valley (Crawford, Hotchkiss, Paonia, West Elks)

Seeking New Trails to Blaze?

Our little Side of the Divide has yet to be discovered.

  1. Grand Mesa National Forest
  2. Dominguez Escalante and Gunnison Gorge National Recreation Areas
  3. Sidewinder, Smith Mountain, Jumbo Mountain, Delta Drop and Escalante Rim are all excellent mtn. biking trails with a variety of skill levels available

Looking for the Freshest, from the Farm Goodness?

Step up to the tree for fresh U-pick, or sip from the vine. Savor a buffalo burger or a vegan pizza.

  1. Delta County Farms are where to go
  2. Farm to Table restaurants were invented here
  3. Check out our Calendar of Events

 

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