McInnis Canyons

Devils, Flume and Pollock Bench Trail System

brochure McInnis Canyons - Devils, Flume and Pollock Bench Trail System
Front Country Trail System PLAN AHEAD AND PREPARE Know the skills and gear that go along with traveling through the desert Minimize risk by planning a trip that matches your skills and expectations BE CONSIDERATE OF OTHER VISITORS Choose to maintain a cooperative spirit on trails Yield to other trail users Take breaks a short distance from trails on durable surfaces From Grand Junction take I-70 west to Fruita exit #19. Turn south (left), travel 1.5 miles to the Kingsview Estates subdivision. Turn west (right) in to the subdivision. Stay on the main road all the way through the subdivision, Devils Canyon Trailhead is approximately 0.5 miles ahead on your left. The trailhead sits back off the main road via a short access road and is not easily visible from the main road. Watch for the sign. Pollock Bench Trailhead is another 2.5 miles ahead directly off the main road, on your left. In October 2000, Congress designated the 123,430 - acre McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA). This legislation provides for the protection of the NCA’s nationally significant resources for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations. The National Landscape Conservation System, of which MCNCA is a part, adds to these special designations by focusing on the opportunities and management needs of BLM’s national treasures. Enjoy rock art by viewing it not touching it Help children understand the natural roles plants and animals have in their environment RESPECT WILDLIFE Never feed wild animals Control your dogs Observe wildlife from a distance Avoid being in wildlife habitat at sensitive times (i.e. lambing season) USGS 7.5 Minute maps that cover this area: Mack, Ruby Canyon, Battleship Rock Maps are available at local sporting goods stores. Bureau of Land Management McInnis Canyons NCA 2815 H Road Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 970.244.3000 www.co.blm.gov/mcnca/devils.htm This brochure is made possible through a grant from the Fruita Tourism Board and the support of the Friends of McInnis Canyons NCA. Devils, Flume and Pollock Bench Trail System McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area • COLORADO LEAVE WHAT YOU FIND Prehistoric and historic sites help us understand our past (collection of artifacts and fossils is against the law) Directions BLM Leave No Trace Skills and Ethics U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Directions From Grand Junction take I-70 west to Fruita exit #19. Turn south (left), travel 1.5 miles to the Kingsview Estates subdivision. Turn west (right) in to the subdivision. Stay on the main road all the way through the subdivision, Devils Canyon Trailhead is approximately 0.5 miles ahead on your left. The trailhead sits back off the main road via a short access road and is not easily visible from the main road. Watch for the sign. Pollock Bench Trailhead is another 2.5 miles ahead directly off the main road, on your left. Devils, Flume and Pollock Bench Trail System McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area • COLORADO In October 2000, Congress designated the 123,430 - acre McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA). This legislation provides for the protection of the NCA’s nationally significant resources for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations. The National Landscape Conservation System, of which MCNCA is a part, adds to these special designations by focusing on the opportunities and management needs of BLM’s national treasures. Enjoy rock art by viewing it not touching it Help children understand the natural roles plants and animals have in their environment RESPECT WILDLIFE Never feed wild animals Control your dogs Observe wildlife from a distance Avoid being in wildlife habitat at sensitive times (i.e. lambing season) BLM Leave No Trace Skills and Ethics PLAN AHEAD AND PREPARE Know the skills and gear that go along with traveling through the desert Minimize risk by planning a trip that matches your skills and expectations BE CONSIDERATE OF OTHER VISITORS Choose to maintain a cooperative spirit on trails Yield to other trail users Take breaks a short distance from trails on durable surfaces LEAVE WHAT YOU FIND Prehistoric and historic sites help us understand our past (collection of artifacts and fossils is against the law) Front Country Trail System USGS 7.5 Minute maps that cover this area: Mack, Ruby Canyon, Battleship Rock Maps are available at local sporting goods stores. Bureau of Land Management McInnis Canyons NCA 2815 H Road Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 970.244.3000 www.co.blm.gov/mcnca/devils.htm This brochure is made possible through a grant from the Fruita Tourism Board and the support of the Friends of McInnis Canyons NCA. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

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