* In late July 2021, the Mica Mine Trail experienced a flash flood where debris washed out the trail and overturned cement barriers. The trail is still open and passable, but please use caution and stay mindful of debris.
Grand Junction, CO 81507
The Mica Mine trail is a local favorite, and the trail leads to a historic mica and quartz mine.
The Bangs Canyon Trailhead lies at the heart of the Bangs Canyon Special Recreation Management Area and provides access to several different trails and recreation opportunities. These include: hiking and rock climbing in Rough Canyon and Ladder Canyon – home to an historic mica and quartz mine, OHV and mountain bike opportunities on the Tabeguache Trail, the Third Flats ATV trail system, and rock crawling on the Billings Canyon Jeep Trail.