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Kid-Friendly Adventures in Moffat County

Kid-Friendly Adventures in Moffat County
3 days

Colorado's Great Northwest, especially around the towns of Craig, Maybell and Dinosaur, is the perfect exploratory destination that's sure to provide a plentiful amount of fun for the whole family.

Sustainability Activity

How to Give Back to These Special Places:

Support the Wild Horse Warriors, whose mission is to work together with other individuals and organizations to ensure the freedom and safety and the well-being of the range for the wild horses of Sand Wash Basin in this corner of Colorado.

Day 1
Activity

Wyman Living History Museum

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The Wyman Museum was founded by Lou Wyman. The dream started in 1949 in Elk Springs, Colorado. While Lou was filling up a water barrel for his sheep herders, he noticed an abandoned 1932 Lincoln.... Read More
Lunch

J.W. Snack's Bar & Grill

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Specializing in Gulf Coast barbecue and sandwiches. Outdoor dining and full bar. Read More
Activity

Craig Pool Complex

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Wave, lap and diving pools, water aerobics, a water slide, a bathhouse, a snack bar and lots of shady and grassy areas for picnics make this a favorite place to cool off in the area each summer.... Read More

Insider's Tip

Family Time at the Pool: During family time (5–7pm), children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Family time hours offer a less crowded experience.
Dinner

Carelli's Italian Restaurant

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Italian dishes, pizza, subs, calzones and Stromboli. Fast lunch service or eat-in dining. Read More
Activity

Loudy-Simpson Nature Trail

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Loudy-Simpson Park is located south of Craig near the Yampa River, including more than 3 miles of walking trails and a Kiwanis self-guided nature trail.
Lodging

Elk Run Inn

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Elk Run Inn is a small independent motel offering full kitchens in every room. Conveniently located in town, near restaurants, bars, stores and the library. All of our rooms are theme rooms... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Cool Water Grille

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Breakfast and lunch with bar and all-American food. Homemade green chili and bloody Mary's made our way. Read More
Activity

Dinosaur National Monument

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At Dinosaur National Monument, explore craggy hills, discover fragments of a long ago world where the largest land creatures of all time once roamed and died. Rock art, scenery, homesteads,... Read More

Lunch

BedRock Depot, LLC

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BedRock Depot is an "oasis in the wilderness" with an array of food, gifts and photography in a clean and friendly environment. We offer espresso drinks, hot and cold gourmet sandwiches, and... Read More

Activity

Wild Horses of Sand Wash Basin Tour

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Tours range from sunrise and sunset, photography, day tours and more. All tours leave from the town of Maybell.
Dinner

Gino's Neighborhood Pizzeria & Grill

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Specializing in Italian cuisine including sandwiches, pizza and pasta. Dine-in or delivery Read More
Activity

Museum of Northwest Colorado

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Enjoy a visit to the Museum of Northwestern Colorado, home to the world famous 'Cowboy & Gunfighter Collection' and outstanding regional displays. Noted by one Smithsonian curator as the finest... Read More

Lodging

Candlewood Suites-Craig Northwest Colorado

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Explore Where the West Runs Wild in Northwest Colorado's Sandwash Basin, Dinosaur National Monument or come experience the Great American Horse Drive held in Maybell annually.  While... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Cool Water Grille

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Breakfast and lunch with bar and all-American food. Homemade green chili and bloody Mary's made our way. Read More
Activity

Elkhead Reservoir State Park

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West of Steamboat Springs near Craig, the scenic 900 acre reservoir offers a great warm water fishery, 15 basic camp sites, beaches, boat ramp and  great wildlife viewing, a new trail system  ... Read More

Lunch

Ocean Pearl

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Chinese restaurant featuring lunch buffet. Dine-in and delivery available lunch and dinner Read More
Activity

Yampa Valley Fiber Works

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Our store offers local artisan products and custom milled yarns and natural fiber products. We also offer classes regularly at our facility, including knitting, spinning, weaving and much more.... Read More

Dinner

Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican restaurant located inside Centennial Mall offering full-service bar. Read More
Lodging

Deer Park Hotel & Extended Stay Suites by Best Western Plus

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 Craig, Colorado's Premiere Botique Hotel

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