James M. Robb - Colorado River State Park


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James M. Robb - Colorado River State Park


Location:Island Acres: I-70 to Exit 47, five miles east of Palisade; Fruita: I-70 to Exit 19 at Fruita, then south 1/4 mile on Hwy 340; Connected Lakes: from southwest portion of Grand Junction, go northwest on Dike Road from Broadway; Corn Lake: Exit 37 off I-70 to 32 Rd, then south 2 miles on Hwy 141; Wildlife Area: On D Road at 30 1/4 Road
Facilities:Island Acres: 80 campsites, electric/sewer hookups, showers, laundry, 50 picnic sites, group picnic area, trails. Fruita: 63 campsites, electric/sewer hookups, group campground, showers, laundry, 11 picnic areas, group picnic area, bathhouse, boat ramp, trails, visitor/nature center. Connected Lakes: 24 picnic sites, hiking & mountain biking trails, boat ramp. Corn Lake: 20 picnic sites, multi-use trails, boat ramp. Wildlife Area: Multi-use trails. All locations have restrooms and @di@di.
Activities:Island Acres and Fruita: Camping, boating, fishing, sailboarding, swimming, ice fishing, ice skating, winter camping, interpretive programs. Connected Lakes: Picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, boating, fishing, sailboarding, ice fishing, ice skating, interpretive programs. Corn Lake: Picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, ice fishing, ice skating, interpretive programs. Wildlife Area: Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, interpretive programs. No gas motors permitted for boating/fishing.
Special Features:Colorado River State Park is actually five separate parcels along the Colorado River where it flows through the Grand Junction area. Starting from the east going down river, the sections are Island Acres, Corn Lake, Wildlife Area, Connected Lakes, and Fruita. Each of the five sections has its own specialty, providing five unique outdoor opportunities.
Address:PO Box 700
Clifton, CO 81520

Phone:970-434-3388
Web: parks.state.co.us
Size: 335 total acres land; 103 total acres water. Elevation: 4,498-4,700 feet

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