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McCarthy Trail

  A long drive separates Montrose from McCarthy Trail, but there's great natural beauty awaiting you along it. Finally, hiking time is here again, and McCarthy Trail in Montrose County, Colorado is a perfect place for getting out. There are many hiking trails in the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains where beautiful scenery awaits you. As long as you like the outdoors you will like Colorado.
While you're here at McCarthy Trail it's a perfect idea to stop at
    Tatum Park. There's so much to do here at McCarthy Trail that you need to camp here for a while, Smokehouse Campground is a tremendous location for that. Whitewater paddling is good on Kannah Creek; you can stay the night at Dominguez
Campground. In the event that you don't mind getting soaked, you can always go whitewater paddling on Escalante Creek. Uncompahgre National Forest is a nice site, and you'll meet a lot of folks from Montrose here. At McCarthy Trail through the summertime highs are in the 90's with night lows in the 60's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 30's, and overnight lows at McCarthy Trail through the winter usually fall into the 10's. It is very dehydrated  
here at McCarthy Trail commonly. Of all the months in a year October is the one with the most rain while January is mostly the driest month.

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These outdoors activities are available near McCarthy Trail.
 Trails Near McCarthy Trail:
Whitewater Basin Trail, Mesa County , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near McCarthy Trail:
Escalante Pot Holes, Whitewater , 3 miles away
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area - Gunnison Pack Trail, Whitewater , 6 miles away
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area - Dominguez Canyon, Whitewater , 7 miles away
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area - Triangle Mesa, Whitewater , 9 miles away
Dominguez Campground, Mesa County , 13 miles away
 Whitewater Near McCarthy Trail:
Escalante Creek, Gunnison County , 2 miles away, Class V - 6.5 miles long (Escalante Forks to Captain Smith's Cabin)
Kannah Creek, Mesa County , 13 miles away, Class III - 6.5 miles long (Route 50 to Route 141)
Kannah Creek, Mesa County , 17 miles away, Class V - 1.8 miles long (Kannah Creek Trailhead to Girl Scout Camp Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Catfish Canoe, Mesa County , 23 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
Colorado River, Grand County , 23 miles away, Class I-II - 27 miles long (Loma to Westwater)
 Public Lands Near McCarthy Trail:
Colorado National Monument, Fruita - CO , 36 miles away
Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado , 14 miles away
Sweitzer State Park, Colorado , 23 miles away
 Hotels Near McCarthy Trail:
Days Inn Delta CO, Delta , 21 miles away
Quality Inn Delta, Delta , 21 miles away
Rodeway Inn Delta, Delta , 21 miles away
Wine Country Inn, Palisade , 22 miles away
Best Western Grande River Inn & Suites, Clifton , 22 miles away
 Lakes Near McCarthy Trail
Hilkey Pond, Montrose County , 17 miles away

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