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South Bench Trail

  South Bench Trail is a trail quite far from Montrose but what a great place for hiking it is. In the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains you'll find lots of hiking trails where beautiful scenery awaits you. Gotta get out of the city man, and South Bench Trail in Mesa County, Colorado is a great place to go.
Hiking in Colorado is such a great thing to do. Get your pulse rate up on the nice whitewater of Escalante Creek. Uncompahgre National Forest is a great location
    to stretch your legs a bit, and Haley Draw is another glorious site to check out nearby. The fine folks of Montrose like to hang out close by, and South Bench Trail is a great place to visit for more than one day, T Bone Spring Campground
is a great place to camp nearby. You'll need more than a day to explore everything South Bench Trail has to offer, you can camp at Smokehouse Campground. South Bench Trail is pretty dry ordinarily. August is the month that gets the most rain, and the driest of the months is June. High temperatures at South Bench Trail during the days of summer are in the 90's while overnight lows are regularly in the 60's. High temperatures through the winter are normally in the 40's, and during the dark hours in the wintertime at South Bench Trail temperatures plunge to the 10's. 

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These outdoors activities are available near South Bench Trail.
 Campgrounds Near South Bench Trail:
T Bone Spring Campground, Montrose County , 6 miles away
Smokehouse Campground, Montrose County , 9 miles away
Columbine Pass - Old, Redvale , 11 miles away
Dominguez Campground, Mesa County , 11 miles away
Columbine Pass - New, Redvale , 11 miles away
 Whitewater Near South Bench 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 , 21 miles away, Class III - 5.2 miles long (BB 36 Road to Green Truss Bridge)
Kannah Creek, Mesa County , 21 miles away, Class III - 6.5 miles long (Route 50 to Route 141)
Whitewater Outfitter - Catfish Canoe, Mesa County , 28 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
Buzzard Creek, -blank- County , 28 miles away, Class IV - 7 miles long (64.30 Road to Collbran)
 Public Lands Near South Bench Trail:
Colorado National Monument, Fruita - CO , 36 miles away
Hovenweep National Monument, Cortez - CO , 68 miles away
Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado , 11 miles away
Sweitzer State Park, Colorado , 33 miles away
 Hotels Near South Bench Trail:
SpringHill Suites Grand Junction Downtown/Historic Main Street, Grand Junction , 28 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Grand Junction Downtown/Historic Main Street, Grand Junction , 28 miles away
Hampton Inn Grand Junction Downtown/Historic Main Street, Grand Junction , 28 miles away
Rodeway Inn Grand Junction, Grand Junction , 28 miles away
BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites, Clifton , 29 miles away
 Lakes Near South Bench Trail
Campbell Lake, Mesa County , 13 miles away
Hilkey Pond, Montrose County , 17 miles away

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