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Grand Lake Visitor Center
Ranked #5 of 24 things to do in Grand Lake
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Owner description: Grand Lake, Colorado awaits you... a historic mountain town in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and the Western Gateway to majestic Rocky Mountain National Park. Nestled below craggy, snowcapped mountain peaks, this charming village is just one mile from the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Visit one of the 60 shops, restaurants and galleries on the historic western boardwalk, or create your own outdoor adventure. Come for the day, or make this your next Colorado mountain vacation destination!
longmont
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good Information”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Nice place to stop and gather information. Always nice to have a restroom in that area with running water.

Visited August 2012
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San Diego, California
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263 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
“Open everyday”
Reviewed July 18, 2012

This visitor center is open every day. They have a wonderful view and their roof and counter are made from trees that were killed by bark beetles. When bark beetles attack a tree they kill it with Blue Stain Fungus. As its name implies, it stains the wood blue.

The volunteers are a wealth of information. They're friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. They can give you direction to all the best places and upcoming events. Want a great chocolate shop? A wonderful bakery? How about the best place to have breakfast. This is the place to get answers and help planning your trip.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Art-Roxanne
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Denver, Colorado
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212 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Great place on the park!”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Lots of helpful information and friendly folks to assit you

Visited September 2011
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Thank Marlene S
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Warriors Mark, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Self-Serve Visitor Center.”
Reviewed August 6, 2011

When we were there only 1 person was at the front desk to help and she was more worried about watering the plants than helping customers. Her knowledge of the area was limited and her overall assistance was only slightly helpful. Clean building with plenty of brochures and literature for the taking. A bit lower on the customer service levels than other visitors centers.

Plan to do some of your own research. Don't rely on assistance for your activities planning.

Visited July 2011
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