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Address: Colorado Highway 65, Grand Junction, CO
Description: The world's largest flat-topped mountain is covered with stream fed lakes.

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The Grand Mesa is full of wildlife and peace. Awesome place to hunt, fish, camp and just get away from the city.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Loveland, Colorado, Usa
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

loved this park, was scared of the road and cliffs but it was worth seeing. Spectacular scenery. Close to Grand Junction and I-70.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This entire area is filled with reds and Browns at every turn. The occasional tree or shrub adds a welcome touch of green. Heights and vistas counteract each other. If you are uneasy about being 'on the edge' this is the place to go.

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Loveland, Colorado, Usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Grand Mesa is full of wildlife and peace. Awesome place to hunt, fish, camp and just get away from the city.

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Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I had the privilege of living on the slopes of the Grand Mesa for several years. If there has ever been such a thing as a multi-use area this is it. In winter, there are areas for snowshoeing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. The North face of the Mesa is home to Powderhorn Ski Resort, with great runs from beginner... More 

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Holyoke, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We love going to the Grand Mesa. It has the best colors in the fall time. Reds, yellows, and oranges. Most of the mountains are just yellow aspens. This offers something nicer. It has a lot of pull-offs to see scenic views and hikes to lakes. Good fishing for trout especially when stone fly hatch is happening. Great place to... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Every July, when we can look up and see that the snow has melted, we go up to Grand Mesa to take pictures of the wildflowers. GM is COVERED in huge fields of flowers in the summer! It is a reliable place to find Colorado Columbine, but there are many many more kinds including a couple that I've never seen... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Grand Mesa is a unique flat top mountain area covered i hundreds of lakes. In the summer you can enjoy the cool temperatures and the wonderful smell of the mountains. In the winter you can enjoy Powderhorn Ski Area, cross country skiing, sledding and snowmobiling. It's a beautiful diverse area with beautiful views of the Grand Valley.

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Montrose, Colorado
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The Grand Mesa has excellent hiking in summer. Our favorite trail is Crag Crest, which traverses across a rocky spine with panoramic views. It also has great groomed Nordic Trails in winter. We usually snowshoe at either Skyway or Ward Lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

if you love geology, you are going to have a great time. do some research http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5173205.pdf about how grand mesa was formed; find the toreva block slide area; drive the park end to end; and absolutely go to lands end overlook! just a spectacular place!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Spectacular 3 hour snowmobile tour with owner/guide Mike. Starting at Grand Mesa Lodge going all the way to Land's End. We stopped numerous times to enjoy the spectacular views with Mike pointing out points of interest along the way! The views were spectacular and I would highly recommend Mike's tours!

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