Penitente Canyon Recreation Area, BLM

BLM San Luis Valley Public Lands Center, 1803 West Hwy. 160, Monte Vista, CO 81144
Local: 719-852-5941
Region: South Central City: Monte Vista


Penitente Canyon is the site of rich geological and cultural history. Part of the La Garita Caldera, the unusual rock formations and hoodoos in the canyon have become a premier rock-climbing destination.