Grand Junction is a great place to be a kid. Which, of course, makes it a great place to be a parent as well. Many of the family outings you can take around the Grand Junction area are free, too, which means that you can share great times with your little ones without breaking the bank.
Delve Into Dinosaurs
What kid doesn’t love dinosaurs? Many of us never outgrow our fascination with them, and the fossil-rich ground beneath your feet offers great opportunities to engage your children.
Riggs Hill Trail, Dinosaur Hill and the Trail Through Time each offer unique opportunities to see actual dinosaur fossils in their natural state.
Fishing licenses are usually a requirement for anglers, but the Colorado Lottery sponsors a free weekend for those who want to give it a try. During the first full weekend of June, anyone can fish without a license. Take the kiddos, pack a cooler and try your luck at a local fishing spot.
Community-Sponsored Festivals and Concerts
Grand Junction and the surrounding communities host a wide variety of open-to-the-public events each year. You’ll find art fairs, farmer’s markets, concerts, and annual events, including:
- Cinco de Mayo
- Fruita Fall Festival
- Winterfest and Parade of Lights
- Art & Jazz Festival
Petroglyph and Pictograph Viewing
Let your favorite family members channel their inner Indiana Joneses and become amateur archaeologists for a day. You’ll find several areas around Grand Junction where you can view ancient Ute, Anasazi and Fremont Native American rock art. Some of the most popular hotspots include Douglas Pass, McDonald Creek and Canyon Pintado.
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