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Kick Off New Year's at Powderhorn Mountain Resort

This New Year’s Eve isn’t only the start of a new year, it’s also the start of a new decade. Get things kicked off to a celebratory start at Powderhorn Mountain Resort, just 45 minutes east of Grand Junction. Powderhorn Mountain is tucked against the Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flat-top…

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Why Colorado National Monument is Even More Magical in the Winter

Although winter in Colorado is a magical time, it can also hinder some of your favorite activities. Sometimes the snow is too deep for hiking, cold temperatures and blistering winter winds can make snowshoeing or cross country skiing a chore, and some of the more well-known trails are often busy…

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Your 2021 Grand Junction Bucket List

Check out these 21 Grand Junction adventures that you can’t experience anywhere else. If you’ve completed the 2021 Bucket List challenge, then get started on our top 22 Grand Junction experiences for 2022! 1. Explore Colorado National Monument, Your New Favorite National Park Photo…

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Cast Your Line in Grand Junction

Grand Junction is known as a mecca for those who define themselves by the amount of time they spend outdoors. With over 1.5 million acres of public land, three state parks, and the Colorado National Monument, there is an abundance of world-class hiking, mountain biking, hunting and fishing. And when…

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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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