Delta is one of the larger towns in the region with plenty of shopping, dining and accommodations. It’s located on the Western Slope, about 40 miles south of Grand Junction. Scenic Highway 50 runs through downtown.
Confluence Park – Open from dawn to dusk and full of recreation possibilities. Biking, hiking, horseback riding, boating and fishing are common.
- Crawford State Park to the east has 2 nice campgrounds, some with electric hook-up.
- Nearby Sweitzer Lake offers year round fishing.
- Gunnison River flows past town, offering great trout fishing.
- Confluence Lake is situated only a few blocks from downtown and allows boating and fishing.
Deltarado Days – Late july festival with a parade and rodeo.
Council Tree Pow Wow – Ute Tribes meet annually for a cultural festival. They meet annually in mid-September, at the base of a nearly 200-year-old cottonwood. From U.S. in Delta, turn west at McDonald’s and proceed for 0.25 mile to the pow wow.
Things To Do near Delta
- Powderhorn (47mi)