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Monumental Hiking & Biking in Fruita

Grab your mountain bike and hiking shoes, and spend your weekend exploring the breathtaking Colorado National Monument in Fruita.

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Donate to a National Monument

Colorado National Monument offers a variety of donation opportunities to help preserve this scenic landscape. 

Insider's Tip

Grab Your Gear

Get outfitted for your Fruita adventures and rent a bike from Over the Edge Sports before you begin your trip.

Day 1

activity

Mountain Bike

Hit the Kokopelli Trail for views of burnt-orange canyons and challenging trails.

lunch

Munchies Pizza & Deli

Munchies Pizza and Deli has been serving Fruita and surrounding areas since 1980. From pizza to burgers and salads to deli sandwiches, we offer what…

activity

Hike the Devils Canyon Loop Trail

Near Fruita, this 6.7-mile trail is overflowing with wildflowers and bird watching opportunities.

dinner

Karma Kitchen

Indian food made with love, tasty ingredients and a wide-range of flavors.

activity

Sunset Hike

This moderately trafficked 4.8-mile trail has beautiful wildflowers and is the perfect setting for a sunset hike.

lodging

Colorado National Monument Camping

Pitch your tent in Colorado National Monument and enjoy a night under the stars.

Day 2

breakfast

Bestslope Coffee Company

Celebrating coffee from the cherry to the cup, Bestslope Coffee Company brings a new and fresh coffee experience to Colorado's Western Slope. Starting…

activity

Zippity Do Da, Zippity Bike Ride

Bike on this remote trail where you'll feel like you're on another planet instead of Colorado.

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lunch

Pablo's Pizza

Pizza, calzones, paninis, salads, desserts, hot and cold sandwiches

activity

Hike the Wedding Canyon Loop

See soaring rock structures on this 7.2-mile intermediate loop trail.

dinner

Suds Brothers Brewery

Welcome to Suds Brothers Brewery, Fruita's premie​r brewery and restaurant located in the heart of Downtown Fruita. We offer an extensive menu of great…

activity

Hike Dinosaur Hill

This hike has excellent views and fossils.

lodging

Comfort Inn & Suites - Fruita

Great location and views! Friendly and comfortable. Continental breakfast. Free wireless Internet. Bike trails, hiking, horseback riding and rafting…

Day 3

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breakfast

Aspen Street Coffee

Specialty coffees, teas, pastries, paninis and breakfast burritos.

activity

Go for a Sunrise Hike

Get out as the sun rises on the Old Gordon Trail for stunning views just meant for that morning light.

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lunch

El Tapatio

El Tapatio is committed to serve the freshest ingredients on every plate. Our seafood plates are cooked carefully and making sure we pick the freshhest…

activity

Bike Chutes and Ladders

This 6.9-mile singletrack is like playing a game of chutes and ladders with twists and turns you'll love.

dinner

Strayhorn Grill

Strayhorn is known for our incredibly high quality local smoked steak, smoked brisket and pulled pork, but we serve deliciously classic American fare…

activity

Copper Club Brewing Co.

Love small batch beer served in a cozy pub atmosphere?  Come on in, have a seat and relax.  Locals often refer to us as "Fruita's living room". 

lodging

Balanced Rock Motel

Newly remodeled, cable tv, close to park, shopping, dining.