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Care for Colorado and Leave No Trace

Colorado was the first state to officially partner with Leave No Trace to promote fun and sustainable outdoor recreation for everyone. Check out the video and see how you can get Colo-ready! Grand Junction is known for its scenic landscapes and endless pursuits of outdoor adventure. From hiking and…

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Foraging in Colorado: 8 Foods to Find

When you picture outdoor activities in the Grand Junction area, you probably think of scenic hikes, thrilling bike rides, and cliffside climbing excursions. But there’s a less talked about the option that’s sure to excite the adventurous foodie: foraging in Colorado. Foraging is the act of…

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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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Blossom Season in Grand Junction

Grand Junction Wildflower Hikes @db_outdoorsaddict The peak season for wildflowers around Grand Junction is earlier than most of Colorado due to warm winters and no mud season. So, if you come to the area searching for wildflower hikes, late April to late September are great times to head out…

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Scenic Fall Drives in Grand Junction, Colorado

4 Minute Read @athuxoll If you expect fall in Grand Junction to feel like it does in other states – or even elsewhere in Colorado – you’d be mistaken. We hope you aren’t attached to chilly temperatures, cloudy skies or rainy weather because the average October daytime high is 67 - 70 degrees and…

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Your Guide to Colorado Off-Roading

With its spectacular nature, mountainous landscape, and wide-open spaces, Colorado is the perfect place to experience the majesty of the great outdoors while driving off-road. You’ll experience magnificent views in an adventurous way, traversing across the varied terrain of nature’s icons like the…

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6 Best Waterfall Hikes in Colorado

Colorado is home to some of the best hiking opportunities in the world, with visitors flocking to the region every year to experience the rugged, spectacular landscapes of the American West. With 76% of the Grand Junction area being public land, crowds are never an issue. The Western Colorado…

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Take The Plunge

Photo: @erberrie If your idea of a good time involves ripping downhill through alpine forests, then the Palisade Plunge is for you! The Plunge, is one of the longest downhill-only trails in the country. This brand-new trail will run from the top of the Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flat-top…

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Dog-Friendly Hikes in Colorado

@simonthetherapydoodle Colorado, with its spectacular mountain scenery, endless views, and miles of hiking trails, is the perfect place to spend a day out in nature. And what better way to enjoy a day out in the great outdoors than by sharing it with a furry friend? Many of Colorado’s hiking…

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