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A Kid-Friendly Weekend Biking in Fruita

A Kid-Friendly Weekend Biking in Fruita
3 days
Campout with your whole family at 18 Road where you can easily bike on the area's famous trails and enjoy campfire delights. The mesas rise up in the background as you traverse the trails, hunt for dinosaur fossils and spend quality time with one another.

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The Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association is dedicated to advocating for, building and maintaining sustainable singletrack mountain bike trails in Western Colorado.

Day 1
Activity

Over the Edge Sports

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Bike shop, rentals and tours. Read More
Lunch

The Rockgarden Sandwich Co

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Food Truck located in Fruita, Grand Junction and Palisade. Check out our pages for daily locations and hours. Read More
Lodging

18 Road Camping

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Enjoy world class single track mountain biking trails as well as designated routes for off-highway vehicles, hiking and horseback riding. Camping is allowed in designated campsites.

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Activity

Set Up Camp

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After pitching your tent, head for a quick ride on the 18 Road trails before dinner.
Dinner

El Tapatio

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El Tapatio is committed to serve the freshest ingredients on every plate. Our seafood plates are cooked carefully and making sure we pick the freshest fish for all of our plates.

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Insider's Tip

Stargazing: Head back to camp to sit in the cool night air and try to spot the Little Dipper and other constellations.
Day 2

Insider's Tip

Morning Grub at Camp: So you can get an early start, have breakfast at your campsite.

Bike the Zippity Do Dah Loop

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The Zippity Do Dah Loop is more remote so you'll have the trails to yourself. The ride is high on ridges, which makes for more expansive scenery.
Lunch

Hot Tomato Pizzeria

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Hot Tomato is Fruita's locally owned and operated pizzeria! We hand make all our dough, cut our toppings fresh and source locally produced meats. Come enjoy a great pizza and a cold beer.

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Activity

Dig for Fossils

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Take a break from cycling by digging for dinosaur fossils at Dino Digs. You might even discover new information about ancient lifeforms.
Dinner

Fiesta Guadalajara Restaurant

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Family restaurant featuring authentic mexican food. Read More
Lodging

18 Road Camping

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Enjoy world class single track mountain biking trails as well as designated routes for off-highway vehicles, hiking and horseback riding. Camping is allowed in designated campsites.

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Day 3
Breakfast

Camp Breakfast

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Before you head on one last bike ride, fry up some home cookin' on your camp stove or fire.
Activity

Last 18 Road Ride

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Take one last ride on the Western Zippity or Vegetarian to Lower Chutes and Ladders trails for sweeping desert-esque views and a challenging trail ride.
Lunch

Munchies Pizza & Deli

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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 your taste buds are craving. Stop in today... Read More

Activity

Imondi Wake Zone

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Imondi Wake Zone will provide a fun, safe and exciting experience for families and friends to learn and progress their wake board and watersports abilities using a cable system.

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Dinner

Rib City Grill

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Barbecue ribs, chicken and beef sandwiches, full menu.

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Activity

Colorado National Monument

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Sheer-walled canyons, monoliths, colorful formations, bighorn sheep, soaring eagles and a spectacular road reflect the environment and history of plateau-and-canyon country. Read More

Insider's Tip

Sun Settin': Watch the sun disappear behind rock structures at Colorado National Monument for a great last activity in Fruita.
Lodging

Comfort Inn & Suites - Fruita

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Great location and views! Friendly and comfortable. Continental breakfast. Free wireless Internet. Bike trails, hiking, horseback riding and rafting close by. Walk to restaurants.

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