Local Area Attractions
The Dinosaur Diamond
Discover the meat eaters of the past on a dinosaur journey where you need to beware of life-like robotic dinosaurs, examine real dinosaur fossils, experience a simulated earthquake or see a working fossil preparation lab. If you want to get your hands dirty, book a hands-on managed dig, (only on planned dates and extra costs apply).
Rafting and horseback
There are various rafting and horseback trips ranging from 2 hours to a full day. Check our brochure rack upon arrival for more information.
Along the Colorado River there are two state parks within minutes of the campground for picnics and various water sports.
Every Thursday starting June 8th, enjoy fresh fruit and veggies on Main Street with various vendors and live music most nights.
Starting in April, there are horse shows almost weekly within walking distance from the park.
Take a trip around to the many award winning wineries with a great variety of of great tasting wines. Depending on the day or month many activities are offered such as jazz music festival, wine tasting & a great day with family or friends.
Mesa County Fair
Come experience a taste of the country life with animal exhibits of all kinds, live music, and a small carnival from July 26 through July 30.