- Ruby Canyon
Ruby Canyon is a roughly 25 mile (40 km)
canyonon the Colorado Riverlocated on the Colorado- Utahborder in the western United States, and is a popular destination for rafting. The canyon takes its name from the red sandstonecliffs which line the canyon walls.
The only access to the canyon outside of rafting is provided by the
Union PacificRailroad (formerly Denver & Rio Grande Western) between Mack, Coloradoand Westwater, Utah. Amtrak's California Zephyrfollows this route through Ruby Canyon between Grand Junction, Coloradoand Thompson Springs, Utah. A popular attraction along the route are the words "Utah Colorado" painted on the canyon wall at the border between the two states next to the Utahline Siding.
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