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Catfish Canoe

Mesa county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

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The starting point is not too far from Grand Junction. The nature scenery of Mesa County and the playfulness of the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. No shortage of good hotels, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while are
    great attractions for lots of people. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of places for that. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than
in other states, so keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. There's camping available near Catfish Canoe.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Catfish Canoe you can take a hike along the Liberty Cap Trail, and Catfish Canoe is a place with many visitors from Grand Junction. Have a great hiking adventure along the Serpents Trail. Around Catfish Canoe you donít get a lot of precipitation. The wettest
month of the year is generally October, that's the one that rains the most, and February is when it's the driest. Summertime highs at Catfish Canoe generally tend to be in the 90's with nighttime lows in the 50's. Highs through the winter are frequently in the 30's with winter lows in the 0's overnight here at Catfish Canoe.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Catfish Canoe.
 Whitewater Near Catfish Canoe:
Buzzard Creek, -blank- County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 7 miles long (64.30 Road to Collbran)
Colorado River, -blank- County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 0.1 miles long (Cameo Dam)
Plateau Creek, -blank- County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8.3 miles long (Highway 65 to I-70)
Whitewater Outfitter - Adventure Bound River Expeditions, Mesa County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Kannah Creek, Mesa County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 6.5 miles long (Route 50 to Route 141)
Colorado River, Grand County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 27 miles long (Loma to Westwater)
Whitewater Outfitter - Rimrock Adventures, Mesa County, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Kannah Creek, Mesa County, 20 miles away
      Class V - 1.8 miles long (Kannah Creek Trailhead to Girl Scout Camp Bridge)
Colorado River, Mesa / Green County, 21 miles away
      Class II - 25 miles long (Loma launch to Westwater launch)
Escalante Creek, Gunnison County, 25 miles away
      Class V - 6.5 miles long (Escalante Forks to Captain Smith's Cabin)
 Ski Areas Near Catfish Canoe:
Powderhorn, Colorado , 25 miles away, 1650 foot drop, 4 lifts, 44 runs
Telluride, Colorado , 76 miles away, 3845 foot drop, 18 lifts, 115 runs
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 82 miles away, 2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
Kendall Mountain, Colorado , 90 miles away, 400 foot drop, 1 lifts, 3 runs
Silverton, Colorado , 90 miles away, 3200 foot drop, 1 lifts, 1 runs
Purgatory, Colorado , 91 miles away, 2029 foot drop, 11 lifts, 85 runs
 Hotels Near Catfish Canoe:
Courtyard Grand Junction, Grand Junction , 3 miles away
Residence Inn Grand Junction, Grand Junction , 3 miles away
Ramada Grand Junction, Grand Junction , 3 miles away
Comfort Inn Grand Junction, Grand Junction , 3 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Grand Junction, Grand Junction , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Catfish Canoe:
K O A Kampgrounds, Grand Junction, 3 miles away
Grand Junction KOA, Grand Junction, 3 miles away
Big J RV Park, Grand Junction, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Catfish Canoe:
Serpents Trail, Mesa , 9 miles away
Liberty Cap Trail, Mesa , 14 miles away
Ute Canal Trail, Mesa , 14 miles away
Monument Canyon Trail, Mesa , 15 miles away
John Ottos Trail, Mesa , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Catfish Canoe:
Colorado National Monument, Fruita - CO , 16 miles away
Highline State Park, Colorado , 25 miles away
Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado , 36 miles away
Sweitzer State Park, Colorado , 38 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Catfish Canoe:
Chipeta Golf Course, Grand Junction , 2 miles away
Lincoln Park Golf Course, Grand Junction , 3 miles away
Redlands Mesa Golf Club, Grand Junction , 8 miles away

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