Grand Mesa Visitor Center - Grand Valley RD


Area Status: Closed

The Grand Mesa Visitor Center is located on the Grand Mesa near Cedaredge, Colorado. If you have time, browse the gift shop or join the visitor center staff for a nature hike, or listen to a presentation by some local experts on wildlife, wildflowers, birds, mushrooms, or our thriving population of moose! The Discovery Trail #745 is an interpretive trail that begins at the Grand Mesa Visitors Center.

Call for 970-242-8211 for more information.

 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: OPEN- Normally Memorial Day weekend through the last Sunday in September, from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, 7 days a week. The last Sunday in September is Color Sunday! 
Fees: No fee. Donations welcome.
Open Season: June 19 Usually Memorial Day weekend (call) - Sept. 25, 2022
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: July through September
Busiest Season: All summer (weekends)
Closest Towns: Cedaredge, Colorado
Water: No Water
Restroom: Flush Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Visitor Center Address: 20090 Baron Lake Drive, Cedaredge, Colorado 81413, Phone:  970-856-4153.

From Cedaredge: Travel north on State Highway 65 for approximately 15.6 miles to Trickle Park Road, Forest Service Road #121. Turn east onto FSR #121 and the Visitor Center is on the right immediately after turning.  Map

From I-70: Take exit 49, Grand Mesa Scenic & Historic Byway, and travel south on State Highway 65 for approximately 28.7 miles to Trickle Park Road, Forest Service Road #121. Turn east onto FSR #121 and the Visitor Center is on the right immediately after turning. Map

 


Parking:

Ample parking


General Notes:

The Discovery Trail #745 is an interpretive trail that begins at the Grand Mesa Visitors Center.

 

Join us for Moose Day 2021! Saturday, July 31. Learn more here.


Activities

Lake and Pond Fishing

The visitor center is located near several lakes that provide good fishing opportunities in summer and winter.

Interpretive Areas

Visitor Centers

Grand Mesa Visitor Center is operated by the Forest Service.

Picnicking

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.03953322

  Longitude : 
-107.9870518