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6 Ways to Experience Colorado National Monument

One of the most beautiful stretches of land in the world, Colorado National Monument is comprised of more than 20,500 acres of high desert looming over the Colorado River just west of Grand Junction. Teeming with mind-boggling rock formations, a vast range of wildlife and hypnotizing panoramas, it…

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Grand Junction Loves Pups!

@fishingpup Grand Junction loves dogs, and with hundreds of miles of trails to explore and plenty of water to quench their thirst and jump in, dogs love Grand Junction! Although traveling with your furry companion is rewarding, it does take a little extra planning. Here are some suggestions to make…

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Go Camping in Colorado National Monument

"One of the things I love about the Colorado National Monument is that it's only 10 minutes outside of the city. It's so accessible. When you camp there, it's beautiful during the day, but at night you escape the city lights, and it's like a whole new place with an awesome view of the galaxy." -Ryan…

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Discover Moose on the Grand Mesa

When you’re hiking through the woods on top of the world’s largest flat-top mountain, the Grand Mesa National Forest, listen carefully for snapping branches in the distance. Keep your eyes peeled for lumbering beasts moving amongst the trees. The dense pine forests and aspen groves, combined with…

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How to Find the Amazing Arches of Rattlesnake Canyon

The northern end of Western Colorado’s Uncompahgre Plateau comes alive with remote canyons that slice through colorful sandstone layers to form cliffs, pinnacles, alcoves, and - most impressively - arches. In fact, you can find a collection of 35 natural arches, including eight major arches…

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Some of the Best Places to Stargaze around Grand Junction

Milky Way season is here, so it’s time to wish upon a star! While the Milky Way can be seen all year-round, summer is when viewing is at peak. The Earth is positioned to maximize galaxy viewing around 10:30 pm and stays glimmering all night. During the winter season, the constellations don't…

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An Insider's Guide to Colorado National Monument

I had no idea what to expect the first time I went through Colorado National Monument. As far as National Parks go, I was pretty familiar with Rocky Mountain and Mesa Verde, but I hadn’t really even heard of Colorado National Monument before. But when I saw the signs for it when driving back to…

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Enjoy the Sounds of Nature's Symphony

Photo: @Kaitlin Costa Many say that nature heals the soul and waterfalls are far from the exception. According to “The Owner’s Manual for the Brain: Everyday Applications from Mind-Brain Research” written by Pierce Howard Ph.D., when water molecules fall and collide with other water molecules, they…

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