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Bike Mag Featured Grand Junction Mountain Biking

Travel Editor Aaron Theisen published an article in BIKE Mag titled "Destination: Grand Junction, Colorado." The article discussed areas, features, and trails such as the Colorado River, Colorado National Monument, Colorado Plateau, Mesa County, Lunch Loops Trail System, Tabeguache Trail, Kokopelli…

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Managing Records, Old and New

Janet Harrell has worked for the City of Grand Junction for nearly a decade. Before her current position as the Records Manager, Janet worked in the same department — the City Clerk’s office — as a Deputy City Clerk. When the previous records manager retired in September 2023, Harrell was excited…

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Southbay Magazine Highlighted Grand Junction in Print & Online

In partnership with Colorado Tourism Office, Jennie Nunn, Deputy Editor for Southbay Magazine, highlighted the Grand Junction area in a print and online article titled "Colorado's Western Slope is on our Radar." The article mentioned Grand Junction Regional Airport, Hotel Melrose, Melrose Spirit…

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Grand Junction Highlighted in National Geographic

Rebecca Toy, writer for National Geographic, shared that the Colorado National Monument, part of the Colorado Plateau, shares geological features with the Grand Canyon and Arches National Parks but receives far fewer visitors. Located near Grand Junction, Colorado, the Monument offers a 23-mile…

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Grand Mesa Lakes: Top Lakes in Grand Mesa

Grand Mesa Lakes: Exploring Lakes in the Grand Mesa Area If you’re craving an open air excursion with beautiful lakeside views, the Grand Mesa near Grand Junction, Colorado offers just that. The Grand Mesa is the world’s largest flat-top mountain, covering an area of about 500 miles. With more than…

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Best Water Sports in Grand Junction, Colorado

Although Grand Junction is known for the Colorado National Monument, the temperate climate, and thousands of miles of trails interconnected, the area also boasts some of the best access to water sports in the state. Named after the convergence of the mighty Colorado River and the Gunnison River…

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Ride the Colorado Riverfront Trail

Grand Junction is the Colorado you expect. The area is a perfect outdoor playground for recreation enthusiasts, surrounded by seventy-six percent public land totaling over 1.5 million acres. Hiking options include over 43 miles of trails in the Colorado National Monument, just 10 minutes from…

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Grand Junction Hotel Highlighted in 5280

Daliah Singer, author of 5280, described The Hotel Melrose in Downtown Grand Junction as a beautifully modernized historic 1908 site with a sophisticated design featuring jewel tones and sleek furniture. Its 16 suites are elegantly appointed with kitchenettes and a striking decor of gold accents…

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