Must-Visit Outdoor Destinations in Grand Junction, Colorado
It's expensive to live in Colorado. You won't have to look out the window very long to figure out why. It's beautiful here, but you pay.
The cost of living can be forgotten (mostly) by visiting some of the beautiful places in and around Grand Junction. Today we're checking out 13 must-see outdoor destinations you'll find here in Mesa County.
Year-Round Outdoor Activities in Grand Junction
It's the perfect section of Colorado for being active and having fun. West slope Best slope. Enjoy the hiking and biking trails year-round to experience both winter and summer adventures. Do you think the Colorado National Monument looks better during the summer or winter?
Waiting for the Snow to Melt Around Grand Junction
Ahh, waiting for the snow to melt. It can keep you from getting to a few of Grand Junction's best locations. Trying to hike to Lost Lake on the Mesa in May means hiking up to your waist in the snow. Be patient, and you'll probably be able to walk right in on June 1st. Early spring is a great time to visit Glade Park to see Little Dolores Falls. The falls only slow down as the weather warms up.
Many of Grand Junction's Must-See Destinations are Free
The fact that so many of Grand Junction's must-see destinations are FREE to visit makes it even more amazing to live here. The monument charges a daily fee so if you want to visit often you can buy an annual pass and show your support for this amazing National Monument.