The Glade Park area is located approximately 16 miles from downtown Grand Junction. There are basically three main ways to access the area, 1). via Little Park Road, 2).Via the East entrance to the Colorado National Monument then taking a left onto DS Road, 3). Via the West entrance of the Colorado National Monument then taking a right onto 16 5/10 road. Regardless of the route you take to access the area all roads will lead you to the nice little Glade Park store. From this point you can either head west to the Miracle Rock area or south up to the higher elevations towards Mud Springs and the Fruita Reservoirs.
The whole Glade Park/Pinion Mesa area offers ample opportunity for wildlife viewing, camping and hiking, petroglyphs and history.