Little Park Road
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.


Activities:Hiking/Nature Trails
General Information:Parking/Trailhead Description: Turn R onto Little Park Road. 5.5 mi on Little Park Road, Bangs Canyon Trailhead on Left, Trail Length: 2.6 miles round trip
Location:Colorado National Monument (within 5 mi.)
Time to Experience:2 - 3 hours