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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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22 Things to Do in Grand Junction, COLORADO in 2022!

There is no other place in Colorado where you experience the intersection of so many prized ecosystems. Mountains. Rivers. Canyons. Lakes. High Desert. Forests. For people who define themselves by the amount of time they spend outdoors, this is their mecca. So check out this bucket list, and before…

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4 of the Best Places to Stand-Up Paddleboard in Colorado

Ready to hit the water, but want to try something a little more adventurous than just swimming? Stand-up paddleboarding is a great way to get in a good workout while still having a blast on Colorado’s famous waterways. Better yet, you can make paddleboarding a day trip while staying in Grand…

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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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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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Ice Skating in Grand Junction

@tooley Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to spend the day with your friends and family? Strap on some ice skates and choose from hundreds of lakes in the Grand Junction area. The Grand Mesa, the largest flat-top mountain in the world, is bursting with over 300 lakes to glide on. Before you…

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Riverfront at Las Colonias Park

@db_outdoorsaddict Enjoy paddleboarding, kayaking, tubing, floating, or wading along the Colorado River. In the heart of Grand Junction, people of all ages are enjoying paddleboarding and kayaking at the new Butterfly Pond and RiverFront at Las Colonias Park. The 140-acre park is the latest…

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Best Things About Grand Junction in the Winter

@lenaczarn If you’re the type that likes to ease into winter and not be forced to bundle up until you’re ready, then you need to plan a trip to Grand Junction. The region is a high desert, which means winter happens a little differently. Thanks to the area’s temperate climate, it’s possible to…

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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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