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Gateway to the Grand Mesa South

Located on the southern slopes of the Grand Mesa and the Scenic Byway is the quaint town of Cedaredge. Home to ranches, orchards, unique shopping featuring galleries, gifts, food, wine and spirits, golf, year round outdoor sports access, a museum, festivals, parades, music concerts, art shows, rodeos–Cedaredge offers something for everyone!

Visit Pioneer Town Museum and ramble down the streets of a reconstructed pioneer town. Many of the buildings were originally part of Cedaredge and the surrounding area which include: Sand Creek Schoolhouse, Colby General Store, Lizard Head Saloon, Blacksmith Shop, Sutherland Indian Museum containing one of the most extensive arrowhead collections in the West, Doll and Toy House, the Chapel of the Cross, silos, jail, saloon, one of the largest dinosaur footprints ever found, and much more!

Stroll down Main Street and treat yourself at the old fashioned soda fountain in Cedaredge Gift and Floral. Shop the artisan galleries and the most impressive guitar shop and recording studio, Starr’s Guitars, ever found in a small town! Lunch or dine at the Main Street restaurants.

Enjoy the locally grown fruits and vegetables at Red Mountain Ranches as well as the local Saturday morning Farmers’ Market and other roadside stands.

Wander off Main Street and you will find antique shops, restaurants, and gift shops. Discover the unique shopping at The Apple Shed, once an apple packing shed, featuring galleries, gifts, and wine tasting. Pop into Ribbons and Roses Antiques and spend a little (or a lot) of time looking back in time.

Tour and taste the award winning: wines at Stoney Mesa Winery, The Winery at Cedars Farm, Williams Cellars, and microbrews at 4 B’s Brewery.

Golf the 18 hole course at Cedaredge Golf Club while enjoying spectacular views, well groomed greens, challenging holes, and dining.

Hike, bike, camp, fish, hunt, snowmobile, cross country ski, snowshoe, ATV, downhill ski, and sight see a short distance away up in the Grand Mesa National Forest.

Stay in one of the town’s motels or various area B & B’s and campgrounds. Try a “Tony Scoop,” the largest ice cream cone you’ll ever eat, at Aspen Trails campground.

Gateway to the Grand Mesa North

Located on the northern slopes of the Grand Mesa and the Scenic Byway is the fun little Town of Mesa. Home to ranches, food, coffee, year round outdoor sports access, and historic sites. Check out the Grand Mesa RV park with camping and views of the Grand Mesa. Stop in the Wagon Wheel Cafe for a bite to eat. Mesa offers a brief break from all of the busy stuff! Only a few miles south on Hwy 65 is Powderhorn Ski Resort, featuring a new mountain bike park and summer activities in addition to skiing in the winter.