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Welcome to Colorado West Outdoors

This website was created to give a brief description of things to do and see primarily in western Colorado and eastern Utah. There are endless miles of hiking trails in the Grand Junction area and the western Slope of Colorado. You can visit the hiking page for trail descriptions and photos. If camping in western Colorado and eastern Utah is what you’re looking for, visit the camping page and get descriptions and photos of various campgrounds and locations. Rockhounding near Grand Junction, western Colorado and eastern Utah can produce a treasure trove of rocks, minerals and fossils. Of course you can’t visit Colorado or Utah and not plan a day activity. You can visit the “events” page for all the local western Colorado and eastern Utah events or visit the day outings page if you want ideas on places to go for the day. Coloradowestoutdoors.com aims to be your one stop shop for things to do in western Colorado and Eastern Utah.

This weeks "Featured Hike" is: Goldstar Canyon. Click above to read all about it.

This weeks “Featured Hike” is: Goldstar Canyon. Click above to read all about it.

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Click on the image for local events in western colorado and eastern utah.

Click here to access the interactive event maps for Eastern Utah & Western Colorado


Looking for recently stocked lakes & fishing information for Colorado lakes? Click the image below and you will be taken to the Colorado Fishing Atlas brought to you by the Colorado Parks & Wildlife. You will find fishing information, fishing regulations, fish species, driving directions plus much more!

Click here to access the Colorado Fishing Atlas from the division of wildlife.

Click here to access the Colorado Fishing Atlas


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Hiking. Updated -9/1/2014

Click here to see hiking options in and around western colorado and eastern utah.

Click here to access the Hiking page.

Colorado and Utah offer some of the best and most scenic hikes of any where. Click the picture above or a Link to the left to choose your next adventure.

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Camping. Updated – 7/29/2013 

Click here to see camping options in and around western colorado and eastern utah.

Click Here to go to the Camping Section.

If you like to camp, this is the place to be. There is a large variety of camping opportunities in Colorado and Utah. You can camp in RV type parks or pitch a tent deep in the forest. Click the picture above or the link to the left to go to the camping page.

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Day Outings. Updated – 9/9/2014  updated

Click here to see day outings and adventures in and around western colorado and eastern utah.

Click here to access the Day Outings page.

There is a large variety of places to go in Colorado and Eastern Utah that offer the convenience of just getting out of town for the day. Click on the picture above or the link to the left to see the Day Outings Page.

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Minerals and Fossils. Updated – 7/2/2012

This page has rockhounding locations around western colorado and eastern utah.

Click here to access the Minerals & Fossils page.

Western Colorado and Eastern Utah offer unlimited opportunities for the rockhound. The majority of the samples I’ve found are from the vicinity of Grand Junction. Click the picture above for the Rockhounding Page.

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Miscellaneous Info. Updated – 9/9/2013

Western colorado and eastern utah information.

Micellaneous Info and Interesting Topics

This page is a collection of various informative subjects that deal with the outdoors or that I just find plain interesting.

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Store. Updated 10/15/2013 – CLOSED Temporarily

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Click here to visit the Colorado West Outdoors Store

Our store is currently closed. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Visit our store where you will find a variety of handmade necklaces and mantle pieces made specifically to decorate yourself and your home. Check back often because new products are added regularly

 

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