Bureau of Land Management

In certain locations, the BLM has constructed recreation sites and facilities in order to enhance recreation opportunities, protect resources, manage activities, and reduce user conflicts. These infrastructure developments range from campgrounds to simple bulletin boards at trailheads.

Hanging Flume (Point of Interest)

The Hanging Flume is perhaps one of the most risky and lofty plans in mining history . . . and for the purposes of placer mining, pretty much a complete failure. But as a heritage tourism site, it still holds our attention, long after the memory of its father, the mysterious Nathaniel P. Turner and hundreds of grunt workers have faded. Recent preservation efforts promise that we will enjoy the Hanging Flume for generations to come.

US Forest Service

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests are a combination of separate National Forests located on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies. These three combined Forests cover 3,161,900 acres of public land in the central and southern Rocky Mountains, an area that lies south of the Colorado River and west of the Continental Divide with some of the most spectacular scenery in the Rockies.

Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway

A fabulous journey through history, geology, culture and nature awaits you on the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic and Historic Byway (UTB). The UTB is located in western Colorado, south of the city of Grand Junction. It extends from Whitewater, CO to Placerville, CO, passing through the communities of Gateway, Naturita, Nucla, Redvale and Norwood. Twisted monoliths and ancient lands bear dinosaur bones and mineral treasures, while the Hanging Flume and the Driggs Mansion tell of human endeavors in a challenging landscape.

Rimrock Historical Society/Museum

The Rimrocker Historical Society of Western Montrose County is an institution that collects, preserves and interprets artifacts and information concerning the cultural and natural history of the West End of Montrose County, Colorado. We are dedicated to our public to promote awareness, understanding, appreciation and preservation of the past and present.


Nucla-Naturita Chamber of Commerce

We expect your stay in the West End of Montrose County, Colorado to be a memorable and enjoyable one. You can find many opportunities for adventure, including: Fishing,Hunting, Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing, Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, Biking, Canoeing, Swimming, ATV Trips, Horseback Riding, and much more. Whatever your passion is… Adventure is waiting for all ages in all seasons!

Rimrock Hotel

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