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Calamity Camp Mining Site, CO

Bureau of Land Management

This remote, historic site contains one of the last standing vanadiun-radium-uranium camps in Colorado. Calamity Camp is an example of the historic mining camps that were active during the uranium booms...[more]

Calamity Camp Mining Site

Address

Grand Junction Field Office
2815 H Road
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Phone:970-244-3000
Email:garnesen@blm.gov

Directions

From Grand Junction, travel U.S. Highway 50 south 10 miles to State Highway 141. Travel 42 miles west, toward Gateway. Turn off at Niche Road, 4 miles east of Gateway. Follow Niche Road 16 miles to Calamity Mesa. It is recommended that maps be purchased from BLM before visiting the site.

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