5 Fantastic Fall Activities You Can Only Do in the Grand Junction Area

Check out these only-in-Grand-Junction things to do during the fall.

The Grand Mesa always features spectacular colors, but fall is a special season as the leaves change. Check out these unique ways that you can soak up the wonderful scenery around Grand Junction. 

1.  Tour de Vineyards Bike Ride 

A great way to celebrate the start of fall! This 25-mile ride through Colorado’s Wine Country takes you on paved roads past scenic wineries, vineyards and orchards.

2.  Colorado Mountain Winefest 

This is Colorado’s largest wine festival, celebrating the harvest right in the heart of Palisade. Virtually every winery in Colorado attends and pours samples of their product, plus you can enjoy food vendors, arts, crafts, and live music.

3.  Historic Downtown Grand Junction Walking Tour 

Stroll and learn about the history of the town under the beauty of the fall leaves. Experience vintage Victorian charm and eclectic contemporary architecture, plus amazing art installations on Main Street.

4.  Hiking the Crag Crest Trail

The Grand Mesa, the world's largest flat top mountain, is the perfect place to see the aspen trees transform. Don’t forget your camera!

 5.  Biking the Audubon Section of the River Front Trail

This tranquil 1.4-mile section of the trail is flat and mostly paved, perfect for viewing the changing landscape and many species of bird and wildlife that call the Colorado River home.