County is a little bit off the beaten path and that’s exactly why curious explorers and nature-loving stargazers vacation here. Nearly two million acres of pristine public lands and free-flowing rivers distinguish this unspoiled landscape where hundreds of species of wildlife find sanctuary. And you’ll discover a treasure trove of scenic destinations from Dinosaur National Monument to the wild horses of Sand Wash Basin, with all sorts of good fun in between.Learn More
DISCOVER STEAMBOAT SPRINGS More Colorado Steamboat Springs is nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, off the beaten path but still within reach. Our Colorado vacation destination is easy to get to by air or by car, year-round. If you’re looking for an authentic mountain town, steeped in adventure, history and culture yet full of modern amenities, we invite you to browse our vacation ideas that are as big as the Rockies themselves. However you like to spend your down time, you’ll find the perfect mountain vacation here in Steamboat.
THE BEAUTIFUL WHITE RIVER VALLEY MEEKER, COLORADO The Town of Meeker is located along the famed White River near the base of the iconic Flat Tops Wilderness in Northwestern Colorado’s Rio Blanco County, an area made up of 75% managed by US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the State of Colorado. The massive amount of public land offers many opportunities to residents, business owners, and visitors, and features the Flat Tops Wilderness, White River National Forest, Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway. According to Field and Stream Magazine, the White River Valley in which the Town is located area has earned the title, “One of America’s Best Wild Places.” The Town of Meeker–population 2,242–is located 100 miles northeast of Grand Junction and 225 miles west of Denver. Visitors can explore world-class hiking, biking, and motorized recreation trails. Limitless fishing and water activities can be found on one of the many streams, lakes, reservoirs and the White River. Additional recreation offerings include hunting, camping, snowmobiling, and more! Meeker, Colorado is your year-round destination for tourism, including an extensive line-up of events and culture. Come experience the truly unique town of Meeker! Our Community boasts amazing outdoor resources and activities, including a challenging and affordable 9-hole golf course, one of the best rock crawling parks in the state, extensive wildlife and rock art viewing, fishing and boating on the White River and Kenney Reservoir, and miles of dirt roads on BLM land for ATVs, biking and hiking. Rangely, in the northwestern corner of the state of Colorado, is situated on the scenic Dinosaur Diamond By-way. To truly appreciate the beauty of the area’s high desert and mesas, it is necessary to get off the highway and out into the landscape.