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Grand Mesa

Address: Colorado Highway 65, Grand Junction, CO
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The world's largest flat-topped mountain is covered with stream fed lakes.
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The world's largest flat-topped mountain is covered with stream fed lakes.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A very amazing and beautiful plateau, with elevation nearly 11,000 ft above sea level making Grand Mesa world highest plateau. Grand Mesa offered an excellent and stunning view that extending all directions around, with plenty of area to visit like the Powderhorn Ski Resort. Suitable for visiting all-year round.

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Kent, Washington
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174 reviews 174 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We took a day trip from Montrose, first to sample wine at a few wineries outside of Grand Junction, then up the canyon and over the top of Grand Mesa. We really looked forward to this, planned to explore quite a lot while on top of the mesa, and see what we'd come back and experience on the next trip.... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband and I went on a nice stroll at sunset lake on the Grand Mesa. It was a beautiful sunny day. No matter what time of year you visit the Grand Mesa, it's always so welcoming and relaxing. The views are really something to take in. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You have GOT to be an out of doors enthusiast to love Grand Mesa. At over 11,000 ft elevation, it is the highest plateau in the world. Not only does it have the best kept secret ski area in Powderhorn Ski Resort just 1 hour away from Grand Junction but the mountain also provides hundreds of miles of well manicured... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you are on the western slope you have to drive up the Grand Mesa. Beautiful area going from desert to forest. Nice and cool, beautiful and peaceful. I love this place!

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Nephi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had traveled over the Grand Mesa prior to this trip and decided to see if it was still snowed in. Yes it was, but the snowdrifts were beautiful to see. We just couldn't see the many lakes we passed by in the summertime. Grand Mesa is better off viewed after the snow comes off.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Any place as huge and beautiful as the Grand Mesa is a little hard to review. The summer activites include sightseeing, hiking, fishing, canoeing, jeeping, boating, riding ATV's on many designated routes and mountain biking just to name a few. There is golf at Cedaredge on the mesa and Grand Junction, Rifle and Delta near the mesa. You can fish... More 

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Gurnee, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It was late October so the Aspen were for the most part bare, but the views were still spectacular. We approached it from the Northern end and after a relatively short drive stopped at the Mesa Lakes Lodge for breakfast. It was late in the season so there was hardly anyone else around. We were the only ones around except... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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123 reviews 123 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It is several things to do around but it is a Mesa. Lots of great pics to be had and pretty countryside. They are a few neat little places to stop in.

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placerville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was a great drive, lots of places to pull over and see the sites. Very much like the Grand Canyon or Canyonlands Beautiful landscape.

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