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Monitor Mesa Trail

  In Colorado you never run out of outdoors fun. Canít wait to get out in nature, Monitor Mesa Trail in Montrose County, Colorado is a perfect place for getting out. It's a long drive from Montrose to Monitor Mesa Trail but hiking is such a fun thing to do and this is a great place to do that.
In the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains there are many great hiking trails where beautiful scenery awaits you. There's always Upper Ed Lee Dam to stop at next to Monitor
    Mesa Trail, and in the event that you donít have a problem getting covered with water, you can always go whitewater paddling on Escalante Creek. All year is a nice time in the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains if you love the outdoors.
If you came to camp Smokehouse Campground is a fine spot to do that, and San Miguel River has a pleasant whitewater paddling spot close by. A spree to Uncompahgre National Forest invigorates the soul; camping at Antone Spring Campground is always a great experience. You'll meet a lot of people from Montrose here. Not much precipitation falls here at Monitor Mesa Trail. October is the month that gets the most rain while June is typically the driest month. All through  
the warm months highs here at Monitor Mesa Trail reach the 90's. Through the moonlight hours it's ordinarily in the 50's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 30's, and all through the dark hours in the wintertime at Monitor Mesa Trail temperatures descend to the 10's.

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These outdoors activities are available near Monitor Mesa Trail.
 Campgrounds Near Monitor Mesa Trail:
Columbine Pass - New, Redvale , 4 miles away
Columbine Pass - Old, Redvale , 5 miles away
Smokehouse Campground, Montrose County , 7 miles away
Escalante Pot Holes, Whitewater , 10 miles away
Ledges Cottonwood, Redvale , 13 miles away
 Whitewater Near Monitor Mesa Trail:
Escalante Creek, Gunnison County , 10 miles away, Class V - 6.5 miles long (Escalante Forks to Captain Smith's Cabin)
San Miguel River, San Miguel/ Montrose County , 14 miles away, Class III - 5.2 miles long (BB 36 Road to Green Truss Bridge)
San Miguel River, San Miguel/ Montrose County , 21 miles away, Class III - 16 miles long (Norwood Bridge to Green Truss Bridge)
Kannah Creek, Mesa County , 25 miles away, Class III - 6.5 miles long (Route 50 to Route 141)
Kannah Creek, Mesa County , 27 miles away, Class V - 1.8 miles long (Kannah Creek Trailhead to Girl Scout Camp Bridge)
 Public Lands Near Monitor Mesa Trail:
Colorado National Monument, Fruita - CO , 46 miles away
Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO , 64 miles away
Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado , 4 miles away
Sweitzer State Park, Colorado , 24 miles away
 Hotels Near Monitor Mesa Trail:
Days Inn Delta CO, Delta , 23 miles away
Rodeway Inn Delta, Delta , 23 miles away
Quality Inn Delta, Delta , 23 miles away
Hampton Inn Montrose, Montrose , 30 miles away
Black Canyon Motel, Montrose , 31 miles away
 Lakes Near Monitor Mesa Trail
Hilkey Pond, Montrose County , 6 miles away

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