Grand Junction and the surrounding Grand Valley in the springtime are unique and unlike any other spot on the map.If you’re new to the area or want a bucket list of ideas to shake off winter in this outdoor paradise then we’ve the list for you.
Colorado’s Grand Valley, is full of flora that bloom once spring has arrived. From flowers to fruit trees, there’s no shortage of vibrant pinks, whites, and reds. Blooms vary from year to year, but can be found at these photo-worthy spots:
There’s still time before the farmer’s markets open for the season, but that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of local fare to enjoy. In fact, Grand Junction, Fruita, and Palisade all boast their own selection of eateries who rely on local meats and produce to fill hungry bellies.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a road biker or a mountain biker, spring means cycling here in these parts. With so many bikeable trails and roads, picking a spot can be a conundrum. If you aren’t sure where to bike first, this guide will point you in the right direction: Cycling in Colorado's Grand Valley: Top Roads & Trails.
Our trails aren’t just for cyclists, and hiking is a favorite pastime for residents and visitors alike. Like biking, picking the perfect trail can be challenging as there are so many options. To find your next hike, have a look at some of our hiking guides:
GJ Hikes is another excellent resource for finding new trails to explore, but let us warn you: Browsing the archives will have you yearning for some springtime exploring in and around Grand Junction.