Located in west central Colorado, Delta County encompasses 1,157 square miles and ranges in elevation from 4,758 ft to 11,396 ft.
Scenically situated in the Gunnison River Valley, Delta County is rimmed by the San Juan and West Elk mountain ranges to the east and south, the Grand Mesa on the north, and the Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, with the Gunnison, Grand Mesa, San Juan, and Uncompahgre... National Forests nearby.
Delta County enjoys a mild climate, averaging 300 clear days per year, and 8-10” annual precipitation. Low humidity moderates warm summer days and cold winter nights. The county offers multiple recreation activities including skiing, hiking, biking, ATV trails, and numerous water activities. Delta County is also home to a vibrant community of artists, craftsmen, and musicians.