Kid-Friendly Adventures in Moffat County

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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 individuals and organizations to ensure the freedom, safety and well-being of the range for the wild horses of Sand Wash Basin.

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wyman living history museum photo
Activity
Wyman Living History Museum
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…
Lunch
J.W. Snack's Bar & Grill
Specializing in Gulf Coast barbecue and sandwiches. Outdoor dining and full bar.
Activity
Craig Pool Complex
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…
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
Italian dishes, pizza, subs, calzones and Stromboli. Fast lunch service or eat-in dining.
Activity
Loudy-Simpson Nature Trail

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
Candlewood Suites-Craig Northwest Colorado
Explore Where the West Runs Wild in Northwest Colorado's Sandwash Basin, Dinosaur National Monument or come experience the Great American Horse Drive…
Day
2
Breakfast
Cool Water Grille
Breakfast and lunch with bar and all-American food. Homemade green chili and bloody Mary's made our way.
Activity
Dinosaur National Monument
At Dinosaur National Monument, explore craggy hills, discover fragments of a long ago world where the largest land creatures of all time once…
Lunch
BedRock Depot, LLC
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…
Activity
Wild Horses of Sand Wash Basin Tour

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
Specializing in Italian cuisine including sandwiches, pizza and pasta. Dine-in or delivery
Activity
Museum of Northwest Colorado
With one of the finest collections of Old West firearms in the country, this museum is frequently mentioned as one of Colorado's best. From…
Lodging
Candlewood Suites-Craig Northwest Colorado
Explore Where the West Runs Wild in Northwest Colorado's Sandwash Basin, Dinosaur National Monument or come experience the Great American Horse Drive…
Day
3
Breakfast
Cool Water Grille
Breakfast and lunch with bar and all-American food. Homemade green chili and bloody Mary's made our way.
Activity
Elkhead Reservoir State Park
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…
Lunch
Ocean Pearl
Chinese restaurant featuring lunch buffet. Dine-in and delivery available lunch and dinner
Activity
Yampa Valley Fiber Works
Our store offers local artisan products and custom milled yarns and natural fiber products. We also offer classes regularly at our facility,…
Dinner
Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant
Mexican restaurant located inside Centennial Mall offering full-service bar.
Lodging
Deer Park Hotel & Extended Stay Suites by Best Western Plus
 Craig, Colorado's Premiere Botique Hotel AAA 3 Diamond; 100% nonsmoking hotel with indoor pool and spa. Free Full Hot breakfast buffet,…