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A rafting we will go

we meet Sunday morning at 9am at the City Market in orchard mesa

Escalante Canyon to Dominguez Canyon - 13.2 miles (day float)

Escalante Canyon Rd Access:[masked],[masked]


On the Water

Early departure from City Market parking lot in orchard mesa- One hour drive time - Gear up at Put-In / Saftey Talk - 10 mile paddle and casual float through Canyon - Lunch - Day hike to the Native American Rock Art of Dominguez Canyon! - Swiming in Dominguez Creek - Paddle 2 miles to Takeout - Load up and return home

Deep in the Gunnison River Canyon between Delta and Grand Junction, Colorado, are Escalante and Dominguez Canyons. This wilderness area can be visited only by boat. Waterfalls and plunge pools have chiseled cliffs through the Wingate, Entrada, Morrison, and Dakota formations. Dominguez Canyon features Ute and Fremont Indian petroglyphs and dwellings, as well as remnants of dinosaurs. Escalante to Dominguez is an excellent beginner paddle raft trip featuring gentle Class I and II rapids.


o Swimming Suit and/or Shorts (no jeans or sweats)

o Long Sleeve Lightweight Shirt (sun protection!)

o Sunglasses With Securing Strap (polarized for fishing)

o Waterproof Sunscreen

o Hat or Visor

o Personal Water Bottle (large)

o Wet Shoes - Old Tennis Shoes or Secure Sandals

o Wool Sweater or Fleece Jacket

o Waterproof Rain Jacket\

o Bring your own lunch/ drink

my cell phone is[masked] for those who want to go. I'll be at the City Market parking lot at 9am. We'll depart from there and drive to the put in together. Desiree

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