Delta County is located on Colorado's western slope at the base of Grand Mesa, the largest flat top mountain in the world, with over 300 lakes it's an angler's paradise. An agricultural and heritage hotbed, this region is home to the delightfully diverse communities. The county was named for the City of Delta, which gets its moniker for its location on the delta of the Uncompahgre River with the Gunnison River. Delta County's story is one of agriculture pioneers, mining, land, and water development. Regional sporting activities include camping, trophy hunting, hiking and Gold Medal fishing on the Gunnison River. During the winter locals partake in snowmobiling and Nordic skiing on the Mesa's numerous trails. It's diverse terrain and altitudes allows the public to ski in the winter mornings and kayak in the afternoon. Home to two award-winning gold courses, three scenic byways and three National Conservation Areas, this is the place to play without lines and crowds to keep you from enjoying the great outdoors.