Ventures Trips

Explore the Colorado Plateau with expert guides

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Follow the footprints of ancestors or dinosaurs. Learn to read the rock layers or explore ancient craters.

IHiking Escalantemmerse yourself in the nature, culture, and history of the Colorado Plateau’s people and places on a guided trip led by one of MNA’s experts, who are also scientists, writers, artists, and cultural consultants. Currently, Ventures are primarily day trips open to anyone who wants to better understand the region by exploring it with an expert. Our guides are knowledgeable in their field and enthusiastic to share their love of the region.

MNA Members receive advance registration and discounted fees for Ventures trips (become a member here) through our monthly email Member News or by contacting or calling 928-774-5211, ext. 285.

Registration is required and early reservations are advised because trips fill up quickly. Read our policies here.


Upcoming trips

2024 Ventures Trips will be announced soon. For questions, please contact Tory Foster at


Ventures Trip Policies