With over a million acres of federal and state public land, the Grand Valley has countless options for recreation.
McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area: 123,000 acres of BLM land offers canyons, great views, and plenty of hiking opportunities. Recreational activities include mountain biking, ATV and Jeep trails, the Kokopelli trail, hunting, horseback riding, and camping. Dogs are welcome on trails and must be under voice control or on a leash. Water is extremely scarce, make sure to bring plenty of it with you.
James M. Robb - Colorado River State Park: This park is split into five sections that offer hiking, biking, boating, camping (some sites have hookups), birdwatching, and fishing. Leashed dogs welcome on trails. Some bike trails are paved.
Highline Lake State Park: This state park has miles of hiking trails, a lake for swimming, amazing night sky viewing, mountain biking, and a year round campground. A truly great place for birdwatching, especially during migrations. Leashed dogs welcome on trails.
BLM Grand Junction Field Office: The contact point for visitor information and trip planning for over one million acres of Bureau of Land Management public lands in the Grand Junction area.
USDA Forest Service: The contact point for visitor information and trip planning for the Grand Mesa and other national forest areas.
Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau
Nearby National Parks, Monuments, and Recreation Areas
Arches National Park - 113 miles
Canyonlands National Park - 159 miles
Black Canyon of the Gunnsion National Park - 86.8 miles
Curecanti National Recreation Area - 111 miles
Dinosaur National Monument - 147 miles
Rocky Mountain National Park- 225 miles
Last updated: September 10, 2022