America’s Most Overlooked Natural Beauty – Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction, Colorado

World's Best Golf / July 16, 2017

by Bob Fagan

So convenient and so accessible and spectacular as well, yet for some reason, many will give blank looks if I ask them about the Colorado National Monument. Situated an easy 20-30 minute drive from most anywhere in Grand Junction, Colorado (also easily accessible via I-70 or its modern airport), the Colorado National Monument is what I might call the “Mini-Grand Canyon.”

Writer Richard Skyzinski goes straight to the point. “Visiting Grand Junction without touring the Colorado National Monument is like visiting Paris and neglecting to see the Eiffel Tower.” That’s no exaggeration.

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