Vacation Attractions in Delta County

Attractions and Events

Concerts
Throughout Delta County you can find live music all year 'round. The Paradise Theatre in Paonia features live music from our local bands and guests as well. Pickin Productions brings in a number of talented bands for Pickin in the Park, a free concert series throughout the summer. Starr's Guitars in Cedaredge organizes live bands for the Town Park and in Delta, the ampitheater at Confluence Park rings alive with sounds from early May until October.

Fort Uncompahgre Living History Museum
Established as a fur trading post around 1826, the Fort is now a living history museum. Located in Confluence Park, a 265 acre recreational area that includes fishing, swimming, hiking, cycling, and picnicking. Open March - December. Delta.
(970) 874-8349 or (970) 874-8616

Pioneer Town Museum
Step back in time and tour a reconstructed 19th-century western village. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day. Cedaredge.
(970) 856-7554

Parks & Monuments

Crawford Reservoir State Recreation Area
New camping facilities on a great lake by Needle Rock. Crawford.
(970) 921-5721

Paonia State Park
Great water skiing, hiking, camping on the West Elk Scenic Byway.Paonia.
(970) 921-5721

Sweitzer Lake State Recreation Area
A great lake for jet skiing and picnicking. Delta.
(970) 874-4258

Ski Areas

Powderhorn Ski Area
Horseback rides, mountain biking, alpine skiing, ice skating, sleigh rides, snowmobile tours. Near Delta/Cedaredge.
(970) 242-5637 - Information or (800) 241-6997 - Reservations

Scenic Drives

Plan Your Vacation to Witness Nature’s Special Events

  • Desert areas are in full bloom by late April or early May, while high alpine tundra is still snow covered.
     
  • Wildflowers in an amazing array usually peak in July when the high country becomes fully accessible.
     
  • Fall colors generally peak in mid or late September, working their way down the slopes until late October.