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The Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Area

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Need to get out of car and hike in

We are on the senior side of hiking so we drove in on the road along the creek bed bordering the... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
BearGuy60
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
hidden gem, worth the effort

We were visiting a college in Grand Junction and had about 7 hours until our flight back to... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Laura D
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Downers Grove, Illinois
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952 I-70, Palisade, CO 81526, Grand Junction, CO
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I didn't know what to do with the very last day of my holiday and stumbled onto Little Book Cliffs on TA. And I'm very glad I did. Just take exit 46 on the I-70 (Cameo) and drive past the plant onto a gravel road....More

7  Thank Gwen_BE
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We did see wild horses, and that was our goal, but we were not prepared to have to drive into the park so far. We probably did not research it enough, but it was an hour or more in and then another hour out. Make...More

5  Thank LisaR934
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

We are on the senior side of hiking so we drove in on the road along the creek bed bordering the wilderness area. Drove about two miles, pretty rough, need a 4 wheel drive vehicle for ground clearance. Never needed to put it in 4X4....More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We were visiting a college in Grand Junction and had about 7 hours until our flight back to Chicago. I had seen this place on trip advisor and thought my daughter would love it. You have to go on their website and get the specific...More

3  Thank Laura D
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The road getting there is very primitive. It is very dusty and dry, take water. It is a very long walk if you are walking. Viewing the wild horses is very interesting.

1  Thank rattler20uh1
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Best during the spring, more likely to see the wild horses. This hike is truly unique, dry, not difficult, there is one hill to climb at the beginning then you can continue on a fairly flat wash for a long while.

4  Thank Maui R
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We entered via the Cameo entrance and saw two herds right away. We enjoyed watching them for quite some time and then continued on past them. As other reviewers have said, the signage is almost nonexistent. I had a map with me but was still...More

4  Thank leahb908
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We started out at the DeBeque area, turned around and went in through the cameo exit. We had a car, if we had, had our pickup, it would have been much easier in the DeBeque area. We hiked in 2 miles on a hot Saturday....More

1  Thank DarlenesDBD
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Driving out past Cameo, you take a dirt road out to the trailhead parking. After May 1, there is a gate you can drive through so lessen the hike. It is closed in the spring when the foals are born. To me, the excitement of...More

5  Thank Rita B
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Beautiful countryside, horses can be hard to track down, but it's worth hiking or 4 wheeling to find them.

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Reviewed October 2, 2016

I didn't know what to do with the very last day of my holiday and stumbled onto Little Book Cliffs on TA. And I'm very glad I did. Just take exit 46 on the I-70 (Cameo) and drive past the plant onto a gravel road....More

7  Thank Gwen_BE
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We did see wild horses, and that was our goal, but we were not prepared to have to drive into the park so far. We probably did not research it enough, but it was an hour or more in and then another hour out. Make...More

5  Thank LisaR934
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spookyscary1026
May 28, 2016|
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Response from spookyscary1026 |
Science school.
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TakinRTime
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Response from 1retiredsitter | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no trail map. Stop in the town of Palisade off I-70 and visit one of the local wine houses and ask directions.
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