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Grand Mesa

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The Grand Mesa - World's Largest Flat-Topped Mountain, Grand Junction, Colorado

Beautiful alpine scenery including wildflower-filled meadows, over 300 alpine lakes that are as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim V
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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This is such a beautiful location. The drive up was so pretty with varied scenery. We had cool... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
FAQuilts
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Concord, California
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The world's largest flat-topped mountain is covered with stream fed lakes.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Colorado Highway 65, 20090 Baron Lake Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81413
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+1 970-856-4153
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful alpine scenery including wildflower-filled meadows, over 300 alpine lakes that are as clear as glass, Powderhorn Ski Resort and Mountain Biking, so many things to o and see here. The Visitors Center is very nice , with clean restrooms and a great gift shop....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kim V
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Nice drive...so so fishing as long as the fish bite..this summer was too hot and the fish were being lazy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank booneyrat
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is such a beautiful location. The drive up was so pretty with varied scenery. We had cool weather and amazing views as we drove up higher there was already quite a bit of snow. We will be going back so we can enjoy more.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FAQuilts
Reviewed November 11, 2018

It does not matter what time of year you visit the area Grand Mesa is a must. Great fishing and views, hiking, snow skiing, cross country skiing, Fall foliage. Remember if you hike to take plenty of water with you, first add kit and rain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindi u
Reviewed November 6, 2018

How do rate a whole MOUNTAIN? This one happens to be the largest flat-topped mountain in the world. In summer it's covered with hiking and biking trails, numerous campgrounds, and any number of lakes for fishing. In winter it's a snowmobiler's and cross county skier's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tstuffer
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful time of year to see the colors begin to change. Lands end is a long time favorite place to go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mr_Friday-Wes
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We took an early drive up The Grand Mesa, the world largest flat top mountain. Because of this, Grand Junction has become somewhat of a destination for the biking enthusiast with people traveling as far away as california to enjoy their famed 18 road biking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BigBangMike_
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We like to take rides through the Grand Mesa a few times a year. It reminds us of the vastness of it, the beauty and the absolute peace of hiking in the area. MUST see to appreciate.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank marysspurr
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Just an amazing place to walk, and think. Tons of outdoor activities for every age. I was in awe of how big this place really is, but also disappointed to know how much water it is losing over the years :-( Check it out we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Dwayne A
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We can't say enough about how beautiful the area is during fall foliage season. You will not be disappointed. RECOMMENDATIONS: I would visit the last week or 3rd week in September for the best fall foliage at all elevations. Also, It seems like the last...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Martha A
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
We saw some great views from the paved road but the gravel road was well worth the trip. Just take it a little slower and stop lots to enjoy the scenery on the way to the end. The Mesa is not a quick trip but one to be... More
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Response from our08jfsadifj | Reviewed this property |
The later in June, the better the chances. Who knows for sure. We are having an unusually mild winter. Once the bloom gets underway, there is generally a 3 -4 week window of opportunity. If you come out, send me a quick mail.
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