Delta County is a hidden jewel located within Colorado. Fantastic opportunities abound for outdoor and indoor recreation. Whether you enjoy golfing, fishing, hiking, camping, wine tasting, visiting a glass studio, swimming, snowmobiling, mountain biking or even dinosaur bone hunting, Delta County has something for everyone.
Located within the City of Delta, the Bill Heddles Recreation Center is a 48,000 square foot facility. They offer a 25 yard pool, a tot pool, a separate therapy pool, a gymnasium, two racquetball courts, tennis courts, an activity room for passive recreation, a weight room, aerobics dance studio, convention and banquet facilities, and meeting rooms with an attached catering kitchen.
Voted the #2 most affordable golf course in the nation (2002) by Golf Magazine, Devil's Thumb offers breathtaking views of three mountain ranges. Golfers can make the game as challenging as they desire, with five different sets of tees, changing play length, and approach angles. About 80% of golfers at the Devil's Thumb come from outside the area, some flying into Blake Airfield and taking a golf cart for the short trip to the golf course.
If you like fishing, Delta County is an angler's paradise! Three large, state-operated reservoirs are within easy driving distance from anywhere in the county, and Grand Mesa features more than 200 lakes and reservoirs. Many of the reservoirs in Delta County are stocked, with rainbow trout and largemouth bass being the most prevalent.
If studying history is more your style, Delta County has some of the finest examples od historical architecture in Western Colorado, with many of the buildings built as early as 1892. Additionally, Delta County has an excellent museum with extensive archival material.
These are just some of the great things to do in Delta County. For Further information, please call any one of the following phone numbers:
(970) 874-8616 - The Delta Chamber of Commerce
(970) 527-3886 - The Paonia Chamber of Commerce
(970) 872-3226 - The Hotchkiss Chamber of Commerce
(970) 921-4000 - The Crawford Area Chamber of Commerce
(800) 436-3041 - Delta County Tourism